Southwest Iowa Planning Council
Southwest Iowa Planning Council

Regional Planning Affiliate 13

SWIPCO manages Regional Planning Affiliate 13 (RPA 13), which is the transportation planning region designated through the Iowa Department of Transportation. Counties within RPA 13 include Cass, Fremont, Montgomery, and Page counties.  Planning activities for RPA include:

  • Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP)*
  • Passenger Transportation Plan (PTP)*
  • Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)*
  • Transportation Planning Work Program (TPWP)*
  • Manage Regional Transportation Alternatives Program applications and projects. 


RPA 13 also can assist communities through other transportation planning activities including trail plans and grant applications such as State Recreational Trails, TAP, etc.


TAP grants available! Application period Spring 2019 TBA.


***Links to our most up-to-date plans can be accessed through our Plans tab at left.


TAP Application

TAP APP Memo 2020.pdf
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Regional Planning Affiliate 13 STBG

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Notice of Public Comment Period for RPA-13 Long Range Transportation Plan and Public Participation Plan

Notice is hereby given that Regional Planning Affiliation 13 (RPA-13) will be accepting public comments for the final draft Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and final draft Public Participation Plan (PPP).  The LRTP discusses the area’s needs and plans for the next five years. The PPP outlines methods to be used to gather public input for all plans. A public hearing will be held, Thursday December 19, 2019, at 1:30 pm at the SWIPCO conference room, 1501 SW 7th St, Atlantic, IA 50022. Copies of the plans are available at for review.  Written comments may be made during the public comment period by mailing or delivering them to Danielle Briggs, Community Development Specialist, at 1501 SW 7th Street, Atlantic, Iowa 50022.  Oral comments can be made by phone to 712-243-4196 or in person.  All comments must be received by 3:00pm December 18, 2019 to be considered.

PPP_FY_2020 FINAL DRAFT 10-4-19 2 (003).[...]
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SWIPCO is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.


Southwest Iowa Planning Council, 1501 SW 7th St., Atlantic, Iowa, 50022

712-243-4196 or 1-866-279-4720; Fax 712-243-3458;