The October meeting of the KATS Policy Committee has been cancelled. The next Policy Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 30, at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.
The public is invited to participate in a second public Open House to help define the purpose and need for road improvements within the downtown Kalamazoo Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) study area. The area includes segments of Stadium Drive, Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo Avenue, Michikal Street, Riverview Drive, and Douglas Avenue. The Open House will be held on October 20 from 4-7 p.m. at Kalamazoo Metro, 530 N. Rose Street. For more information, please see the official press release at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MIDOT/bulletins/1691492
The FY 2017-2020 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program has been approved. FY 2017-2020 STIP Approval Letter.
The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study approved FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program can be downloaded at the following link: FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program approved 10-1-2016
The October meeting of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, November 3, at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street.
The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 North Rose Street. Meeting materials relating to the agenda can be found at the following link: Meeting Materials
On March 22-24, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) conducted the first transportation planning certification review for KATS. The objective is to determine if the process meets the federal transportation planning requirements which are prerequisites to the advancement of federal transportation projects in the urbanized area.
KATS Chair, Don Ulsh, received a letter dated July 19 from Russell L. Jorgensen, P.E., Division Administrator for the Federal Highway Administration and Marisol R. Simon, Regional Administrator for the Federal Transit Administration, which stated that KATS process substantially meets the federal transportation planning regulations and jointly certified the planning process for KATS.
The TMA letter can be found at the following link: TMA Letter
KATS will be having a conference call in September to discuss the results.