Survey Results

The results for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Transportation Survey are available at the following link: 2045 MTP Transportation Survey Summary. Participants were asked to provide comments to Questions 1, 8, and 9 (refer below). Responses to these questions are available as a 28 page document at the following link:  2045 MTP Survey Comments.

Question 1: In your opinion, what’s is the biggest transportation issue facing the Kalamazoo area?

Question 8: In your opinion, what is the most important improvement that can be made to our transportation system in the next 0-5 years (Short Term)?

Question 9:  In your opinion, what is the most important improvement that can be made to our transportation system in the next 5 to 25 years (Long Term)?

Transportation Funding in Michigan

William E. Hamiliton’s presentation to Kalamazoo Advocates for Senior Issues (KCASI) entitled, “Transportation Funding in Michigan” is available at the following link: KCASI Presentation.

Part-time Associate Planner Position Open

The Associate Planner provides general planning support for the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS).  Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Associate Planner performs a variety of professional planning activities for the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). The Associate Planner Position is a part time, 2 year term position, with possible extension.  Deadline to apply is April 3.  For a complete job description and qualification requirements, please download the job post at the following link: Part-time Associate Planner Job Posting.

Policy Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) Policy Committee will be on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit.  Meeting materials relating to the agenda can be found at the following link: Materials/Agenda.

Proposed Amendment to the FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program

A proposed amendment to the FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is available to review. Comments may be submitted by emailing: sstepek@katsmpo.org or mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be March 25, 2015.  The proposed amendment is available at the following link: March 25, 2015, Proposed Amendment to the FY 2014-2017 TIP.

Public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review and comments on the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) will satisfy the Program of Projects (POP) requirements for the following grantees: Kalamazoo Metro Transit, the Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority, the Central County Transportation Authority and Van Buren Public Transit.

Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Citizen Advisory Committee will be held on March 19, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.  Meeting materials are available at the following link: March 19 Meeting Materials

Technical Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, March 12, at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 North Rose Street.  Meeting materials relating to the agenda may be found by at the following link: March 12 Meeting Materials