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DSATS Plans, Reports, & Studies

Active Transportation Plan

DSATS is committed to improving all forms of transportation, including transit, biking, pedestrians, and other forms of transportation. The Bike-Pedestrian-Alternative Transportation Plans are updated on a 5-year cycle

2011 Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan

2006 Bikeway Plan

 

Annual Reports

Each year, DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) staff submits an annual report which identifies all the accomplishments achieved in the recently completed fiscal year.

2013 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
2008 Annual Report

 

Bylaws & Cooperative Agreements

The DSATS Procedures provide staff and committee member’s guidance on conforming to all the rules and regulations for the Federal and State Agencies who provide grant funding for DSATS, and local city procedures.

Cooperative Agreements

2019 Cooperative Agreement

2011 Cooperative Agreement

2002 Cooperative Agreement

Bylaws

2019 Bylaws

2014 Bylaws

2014 PC Bylaws

2011 PC Bylaws

2011 TAC Bylaw

2008 TAC Bylaws

2005 PC Bylaws

2003 TAC Bylaws

 

Eastern Corridor Study 2009

This study identified possible alignment alternatives for an approximately 9-mile eastern transportation corridor linking Sycamore to Cortland.

2009 Eastern Corridor Study
Table of Contents
Exhibit 1
Exhibits 2-6
Exhibit 7a
Exhibit 7b
Exhibits 8-12
Exhibits 13-17
Exhibits 18-22
Exhibit 23
Exhibit 24
Exhibit 25
Exhibit 26
Exhibits 27a-27c

 

Freight Rail Study

The DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) hired Fehr-Graham and Associates to perform a freight rail study to identify whether the rail lines traveling through the region could support spurs where businesses in the region could ship products and supplies in and out of the area by rail.

2011 Freight Rail Study

 

Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP)

In 2007, the DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) assembled a task force to create plan to initial Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP).

2009 Human Service Transportation Plan
2008 Human Service Transportation Plan

 

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Plan

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are the integrated application of various technologies and management strategies to provide traveler information to increase the safety and efficiency of the surface transportation system both private and public transportation.

2006 Intelligent Transportation Systems Plan
2006 Executive Summary

 

Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

DSATS maintains a Long Range Transportation Plan which assesses the current state of the transportation systems within the DeKalb-Sycamore region and projects the state of the system out at least 25 years.

2040 Long Range Transportation Plan
2040 Executive Summary

2035 Part 1 -Long Range Transportation Plan
2035 Part 2 -Long Range Transportation Plan
2035 Executive Summary

2030 Long Range Transportation Plan
2030 Executive Summary

 

Obligation Report

When the federal government published its SAFETEA-LU transportation bill it mandated an Annual Listing of projects, including investments in pedestrian walkways and bicycle transportation facilities, for which Federal funds have been obligated in the preceding year shall be published or otherwise made available by the cooperative effort of the State, transit operator, and metropolitan planning organization for public review. The listing shall be consistent with the funding categories identified in each metropolitan transportation improvement program (TIP).

2017 Obligation Report
2016 Obligation Report
2015 Obligation Report
2014 Obligation Report
2013 Obligation Report
2012 Obligation Report
2011 Obligation Report
2010 Obligation Report
2009 Obligation Report
2008 Obligation Report

 

Pavement Conditions Study

This study reports the conditions of roads within the DSATS are which are classified as Collectors or Arterials.

2013 Pavement Conditions Study
2013 Appendix

 

Public Participation Plan (PPP)

The DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) works to provide opportunities for meaningful public and stakeholder involvement in transportation related decision-making processes.

2013 Public Participation Plan
2012 Public Participation Plan 
2011 Public Participation Plan 
2010 Public Participation Plan 
2009 Public Participation Plan 
2008 Public Participation Plan

 

Traffic Count Studies

 

Transit Studies

DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) tries to conduct a comprehensive transit analysis every 5 years, usually in conjunction with the Long Range Transportation Plan update.

FY19-23 Transit Transportation Improvement Program

2017 Transit Development Plan

2017 Transit Work Plan

2008 Transit Alcohol and Drug Testing Program

2008 Public Transit Overview Contracts and Policies

 

Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
The DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) is the agency which approves all transportation projects in the region which are using at least some federal funds on the projects. As part of this process, DSATS staff works with the engineering staffs of all the member organizations to ensure all highway projects are listed on the DSATS Highway Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the Illinois State TIP, along with ensuring all projects conform to all Federal regulations.

FY2019-2023 Highway Transportation Improvement Program

 

Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)

 

For other reports and studies, please contact the DSATS office.

 

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