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The Southern Illinois Metropolitan Planning Organization (SIMPO) was created to perform and carry out a continuing, cooperative and comprehensive transportation planning process for the Carbondale Urbanized Area in accordance with applicable federal laws, policies and procedures, and with the cooperation and assistance of its members and the U.S. Department of Transportation. …

Carbondale to Murphysboro Bike Route

In Cooperation with IDOT, Jackson County and the cities of Carbondale and Murphysboro SIMPO has completed a study recommending a location for …

SIMPO Transit Study Completed

The SIMPO Transit Study has been completed, you may view or download a copy of the final report at our planning documents …

SIMPO East/West Corridor Study

The East/West Corridor Study has been completed.  The final study is posted on our SIMPO Planning documents page.  

Carbondale Bike Plan

The Carbondale Bike Plan has been completed.  The final document is posted on our SIMPO Planning documents page.  The Bike Plan was …