The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) is seeking consultant support to provide professional planning services to develop an integrated Pedestrian, Greenway, and Transit Plan for the entire Metropolitan Planning Area. Primary tasks and deliverables to be performed by the consultant shall include, but are not limited to: existing inventory collection; GIS mapping; data collection and analysis; extensive public and stakeholder outreach; identification of potential greenways; and a prioritized project listing.
This solicitation is a continuation of the recently adopted 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan which looked extensively at non-motorized travel options. All recommendations produced from this Pedestrian, Greenway, and Transit Plan shall be consistent with the goals and objectives already outlined in the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.
Full RFP can be found here: GreenwayandTransitRFP 7-28-16.
Answers to RFP Questions may be found at: RFP Answers
The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, August 31, 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
The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials are available at the following link: Meeting Materials.
A proposed amendment to the FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is available to review. Comments may be submitted by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be August 29, 2016. The Proposed Amendment is available at the following link: FY 14-17 Trasnportation Improvement Program August Amendment
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.
Open Houses – About Route Changes – City of Kalamazoo Metro Transit – KMetro
Metro Transit is hosting three Open Houses to discuss late night and Sunday service being added on September 6, as well as routing and frequency changes on buses.
Open Houses will be held at Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose, Kalamazoo at the following dates and times:
- Tuesday, August 9, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. with presentations at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.
- Thursday, August 11, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with presentations at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, August 17, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with presentations at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
All are welcome to attend.
The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Citizen Advisory Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: Meeting Materials 8-3-2016.