February 2016 Newsletter

The February 2016 KATS Newsletter is now available at the following link: February 2016 Newsletter

Technical Committee

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.  Meeting materials relating to the agenda can be found at the following links:

Meeting Materials for February 11
Prioritized Project List STP-NHPP DRAFT (Corrected) 1-14-16

Policy Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study will be meeting on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials may be found at the following link: Meeting Materials for January 27 2016.

FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program

Draft documents pertaining to proposed projects and scoring for the 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program are available at the following links:

Draft FY 2018-2020 Funding Distribution

Prioritized Project List Spreadsheet (Excel File)

FY 14-17 TIP Funded Project Map

The FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program Funded Project Map has been added to the Transportation Improvement Program page.  It may also be accessed directly at the following link: 2014-2017 TIP Projects Map.

Citizen Advisory Committee

The next meeting of the KATS Citizen Advisory Committee will be held on Tuesday, January 19, at 4:30 p.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.  Meeting materials/Agenda may be found at the following links:

Agenda 1-19-16
Draft Minutes of 8-20-2015

The proposed projects for the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan and the Non-motorized element are available at the KATS website at: http://katsmpo.org/2045-plan/

Proposed TIP Amendments

Proposed amendments to the FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) are 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 January 26.  Proposed Amendments are available at the following link: FY14-17 TIP January 2016 Amendments

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.