DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study

About the Organization


DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the DeKalb Illinois Metropolitan Area.

Transit Development Plan Update

DSATS is updating its Transit Development Plan. The purpose of this plan is to review and evaluate the existing operations of the two primary transit services, Northern Illinois University (NIU) Huskie Linie and Voluntary Action Center Transit (TransVAC), in the DeKalb region.

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DSATS Planning Area Map

DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study Boundary Map
  1. DSATS FY17-21 HWY TIP AMENDMENT 4

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC REVIEW OF THE DEKALB SYCAMORE AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY’S (DSATS) FY17-21 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP) HIGHWAY AMENDMENT 4 PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD Read on...
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DSATS Resources

  1. About Us

    DSATS stands for the DeKalb-Sycamore Area Transportation Study. DSATS does the transportation planning for the DeKalb Illinois metropolitan area. This page provides resources on who DSATS is and what DSATS does.

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  2. Agendas and Meeting Minutes

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  3. Calendar & Activities

    The DSATS Calendar of Events, Activities, and News

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  4. Doing Business with DSATS

    DSATS contracts for many transportation related services, including roadway construction, planning studies, and transit capital projects.

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  5. DSATS Committees

    Learn more about the 4 committees that serve the DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS).

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  6. DSATS Reports & Studies

    Access annual reports, plans, studies, and grant projects administered by DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS).

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  7. Resources

    Access email listservs, maps, and transportation related resources to learn more about the DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS).

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  8. Highway

    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.

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  9. Title VI Program

    Title VI prohibits discrimination by recipients of federal financial assistance on the basis of race, color, and national origin, including the denial of meaningful access for Limited English proficient (LEP) persons.

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  10. Transit

    Learn about the public transit options available both in the City of DeKalb as well as throughout the region.

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  11. Bike-Ped-Alt Tranport

    The DSATS Alternative Transportation Plan focuses on non-motorized forms of transportation such as biking, walking, and other non-standard forms of transportation. In the past, these plans have focused on mainly bike and pedestrian traffic, however, moving forward, we wish to look at all forms of alternative transportation

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  12. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

    The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a short range capital improvements program outlining a 4-year schedule of projects that have been locally approved by DeKalb Sycamore Area Transportation Study (DSATS) to receive federal funding.

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