The Decatur Urbanized Area Transportation Study (DUATS) serves as the regional transportation planning entity for the Decatur Urbanized Area and fulfills federal and state requirements for transportation planning in urban areas with more than 50,000 persons. Today the entity fulfills the all-important role of coordinating regional coordination efforts to ensure that regional transportation activities are undertaken in a coordinated and interrelated manner. Today, DUATS consists of three committees:

The Policy Committee that is served by policy makers from:

The Technical Committee consists of transportation professionals from the following organizations who recommend action to the Policy Committee:

The Advisory Committee acts in an advisory role on policy and requirement issues. The committee consists of:

The Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) is a document that projects the needs, issues, and priorities for the Decatur Urbanized Area over at least a twenty-year time period. SAFETEA-LU mandates that the LRTP be updated every five years. Before a transportation project can receive federal funding, it must be consistent with the LRTP and included in the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

If you would like additional information concerning DUATS, Programming, Planning or would like copies of the documents, you can download them or call (217)424-2782 or e-mail Joselyn Stewart at Jstewart@decaturil.gov.



Legal Notice for FY 2017-2020 TIP Amendment

TIP Amendment #3



2040 Long Range Transportation Plan

2035 Long Range Transportation Plan

Public Participation Plan (Adopted 6/14/2011)



DUATS Draft FY 2018-2021 TIP

2018 Unified Work Program

2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program



Federally Obligated Projects

2017-2020 Advanced Construction Projects Table



Decatur Area Transportation Efficiency Study Final Report – December 2013