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About RPA14/ATURA


The ATURA Transportation Planning Affiliation (RPA 14) is a five-county (Adair, Taylor, Union, Ringgold and Adams Counties in Iowa) transportation planning affiliation that was organized in 1994. RPA 14/ATURA coordinates planning and programming efforts, public input, and fosters partnerships with state and local officials, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, neighboring RPAs and Southern Iowa Trolley. 

RPA 14 receives federal funds to develop regional transportation plans and programs and to coordinate technical and policy studies on a wide range of transportation issues. RPA 14 works in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT), local governments and transit providers.  Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG) provides administration of RPA 14/ATURA. SICOG works with the RPA 14/ATURA Policy Board and Transportation Technical Committee to fulfill the transportation planning and program requirements of federal legislation. Area citizens are provided the opportunity to comment on all aspects of the transportation planning process through RPA 14/ATURA Policy Board meetings, public hearings, individual correspondence and planning meetings. This administration includes the following transportation planning activities:

• Direct and oversee activities of RPA 14/ATURA
• Prepare all required planning documents
• Act as liaison between Department of Transportation and RPA 14/ATURA
• Perform accounting functions
• Administer Transportation Planning Work Program
• Perform clerical and record keeping duties
• Assure opportunities for public participation in RPA 14/ATURA
• Prepare agendas for meetings and provide notification to interested parties
• Assist counties and cities in the region with transportation related activities
• Distribute information relative to transportation issues, meetings, and programs
• Coordinate transit and human service transportation planning

RPA 14/ATURA Bylaws

RPA 14/ATURA Policy Board & Transportation Technical  Committee

RPA 14-SICOG Title VI Assurances

RPA 14-SICOG Title VI Plan