Policy Committee Meeting

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

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Transportation Management Area (TMA) Certification Review Update

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.

Technical Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, September 8, 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 link: Meeting Materials for September 8

Policy Committee Meeting

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

Technical Committee Meeting

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.

Transportation Improvement Program Amendment

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 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.