Technical Committee Meeting

Proposed Transportation Improvement Program Amendments

Proposed amendments to the FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) are available to review.  Comments may be submitted by emailing sstepek@katsmpo.org or by mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be September 19, 2018. Comments may also be made at the September 26, 2018 Policy Committee Meeting to be held at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street.  The proposed amendments are available at the following link:  Proposed TIP Amendments – September 2018.

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: The Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority, the Central County Transportation Authority and Van Buren Public Transit.

Transportation Improvement Program Prioritization Process Update

The Project Prioritization Process for the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is being updated and is available for review.  Comments may be submitted by emailing sstepek@katsmpo.org or by mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be September 10, 2018. Comments may also be made at the September 13, 2018 Technical Committee Meeting to be held at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. The proposed amendments are available at the following link: Draft Project Prioritization Process.

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

Full-Time Finance & Administrative Manager Position Open

The Finance and Administrative Manager provides accounting support for the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS).  Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Finance and Administrative Manager performs a variety of financial services, administrative and clerical support to KATS staff. The Finance and Administrative Manager is a full-time position with benefits.  Deadline to apply is September 28, 2018.  For a complete job description and qualification requirements, please download the job post at the following link: Full-Time Finance & Administrative Manager Posting.

Policy Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda can be found at the following link: Meeting Materials.

Update to Transportation Improvement Program Amendments

Proposed amendments to the FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) have been updated to include a change to the Small Urban project in Van Buren County. Comments may be submitted by emailing sstepek@katsmpo.org or by mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be August 24, 2018. Comments may also be made at the August 29, 2018 Policy Committee Meeting to be held at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. The proposed amendments are available at the following link: Proposed TIP Amendments – August 2018 Update

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: The Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority, the Central County Transportation Authority and Van Buren Public Transit.

Albion Small Urban Task Force Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 10:00 am for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to comment on a proposed change of project location utilizing Federal Aid funds within the Small Urban Boundary of the City of Albion for FY 2019.  The meeting will be held at Albion City Hall: 

112 W. Cass Street
Albion, MI  49224

In Michigan, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) distributes federal transportation funds to local agencies.  For urban areas with populations between 5,000 and 50,000, Small Urban Task Forces prioritize the use of federal funding for roads and transit.