Policy Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, October 29, starting at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.  Meeting materials are available here.

Regional Prosperity Plan

The Southwest Michigan Regional Prosperity Plan is available here.

The Regional Prosperity Initiative empowers local and regional partners to develop a consensus vision and action plan for economic prosperity. Regional collaboration works to eliminate overlapping responsibilities and competing visions as to economic priorities, and address redundancies and gaps in services.

The Southwest Michigan Region consists of Berrien County, Branch County, Cass County, Calhoun County, Kalamazoo County, St. Joseph County, and Van Buren County.

Stadium and W. Michigan Avenue Vision Presentation

Did you miss out on the vision released at the Friday meeting for the Stadium Drive and W. Michigan Avenue Corridor Study?  It is available for viewing online here.

Technical Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be held on Thursday, October 9, at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.  Meeting materials may be found here.

Kalamazoo Charter Township Non-Motorized Plan

You are invited to attend the first of two public input sessions regarding the development of the Kalamazoo Township Non-motorized Plan on Wednesday, October 8, at 6:00 p.m. at the Kalamazoo Township Hall, 1720 Riverview Drive.  Please see the attached flyer here for complete information.

KATS Adopts Complete Streets Policy

Kalamazoo, MI – September 24, 2014.   The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS), the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the greater Kalamazoo area, adopted a Complete Streets Policy for the Kalamazoo urbanized area today at their regularly scheduled meeting.

Complete Streets is an approach to have “roadways planned, designed, and constructed to provide appropriate access to all legal users in a manner that promotes safe and efficient movement of people and goods whether by car, truck, transit, assistive device, foot, or bicycle.”

The Policy looks to incorporate the needs of all legal users in the planning process for roadway, transit, and non-motorized projects when allocating federal transportation funds.

The approved Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Complete Streets Policy may be viewed here.

Policy Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study will be held on Wednesday, September 24, at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.  Meeting materials can be found by clicking here.