When most people think of transportation they think of getting in their cars or getting to the bus, but all transportation activities begin with walking. Many people would like to walk or bike to their destinations for health reasons or it may be their only option. Our transportation systems cannot be complete without improving access and safety to these alternative forms of transportation.
The DSATS Alternative Transportation Website is dedicated to promoting improvements to the regions trails, walkable communities, and other non-standard forms of transportation.
2011 Bike-Ped Plan
The DSATS 2011 Bike and Pedestrian Plan looks at the current state of bike and pedestrian transportation in the DeKalb region and provides suggestions for the futureLink to page
2006 Bikeways Plan
In 2006 DSATS Created its first bike plan.Link to page
Read about the renewal period and official public comment period for the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.Link to page
DSATS Active Transportation Subcommittee Agendas
This links to the Active Transportation Subcommittee meetings. This provides agendas and meeting minutes for historical meetings as well as current meetings (if they are being held).Link to page
Safe Routes to Schools
The Illinois Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS) is administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). SRTS uses a multidisciplinary approach to improve conditions for students who walk or bike to school.Link to page