DSATS Plans, Reports, & StudiesActive 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
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.
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.
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
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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Traffic Count Studies
The DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) takes annual traffic counts throughout the DSATS area in order to better understand truck and traffic flows.
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.
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)
The Unified Planning Work Program identifies the goals and objects of DSATS. This is a required document which must be submitted annually by all MPO’s in the United States to continue funding of their operations.
2018 Unified Planning Work Program
2017 Unified Planning Work Program
2016 Unified Planning Work Program
2015 Unified Planning Work Program
2014 Unified Planning Work Program
2013 Unified Planning Work Program
2012 Unified Planning Work Program
2011 Unified Planning Work Program
2010 Unified Planning Work Program
2009 Unified Planning Work Program
2008 Unified Planning Work Program
2007 Unified Planning Work Program
2006 Unified Planning Work Program
2005 Unified Planning Work Program
For other reports and studies, please contact the DSATS office.