Technical Committee Meeting Thursday, October 14, 2021

In compliance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration allowing public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to meet electronically, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 839 6978 1192 #
Passcode: 355530

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from September 9, 2021
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • FY 22 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment Schedule
  • Calendar Year 2022 Meeting Schedule
  • Technical Committee Officer List

    Public notice of public involvement activities, meetings 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.

Public Engagement for 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

There will be several opportunities for public comment on the draft 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan. All public engagement sessions will be held virtually via Zoom. Access to the full draft document can be found on the Metropolitan Transportation Plan page of the website.

October 13th, 2021
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Link to Zoom video conferencing or Conference Call Dial-In.
Dial-In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 832 0580 1371 #
Passcode: 237223

October 13th, 2021
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Link to Zoom video conferencing or Conference Call Dial-In.
Dial-In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 851 8855 6783
Passcode: 610329

October 14th, 2021
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Link to Zoom video conferencing or Conference Call Dial-In.
Dial-In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 829 5456 0309
Passcode: 863740

October 14th, 2021
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Link to Zoom video conferencing or Conference Call Dial-In.
Dial-In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 860 0415 7265
Passcode: 583230

Air Quality Conformity Analysis

The Transportation Conformity Determination Report for the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek Limited Orphan Maintenance Area has been drafted and is available for public comment. The air quality conformity analysis includes the Kalamazoo MPO area, the Battle Creek MPO area, and the rural areas of Calhoun, Kalamazoo and VanBuren Counties. KATS’ public comment period will run from September 29, 2021 to November 24, 2021. Please submit comments to Steve Stepek or Megan Mickelson by email, by phone at 269-343-0766 or online by commenting on this post.

Air Quality Conformity Analysis

Policy Committee Meeting September 29, 2021

In compliance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration allowing public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to meet electronically, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial-In.

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 823 6818 4119 #
Passcode: 792718

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from August 25, 2021
-Continuity of Operations Plan Draft
-Contributed Services Fiscal Year-to-Date Through August 31, 2021 

Technical Committee Meeting Thursday, September 9, 2021

In compliance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration allowing public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to meet electronically, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial-in.

Dial In Number: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 837 4097 9880 #
Passcode: 360255

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from August 12, 2021
  • Contributed Services Fiscal Year-to-Date August 31, 2021

Traffic Data Collection Services Request for Proposals

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) has issued a Request for Proposals from vendors interested in acting as a consultant to gather traffic count, classification, speed, and turn count data and a second optional part to complete Roadsoft inventory work for 2022, 2023, and 2024. There is an option to extend the contract for two additional three-year periods.  Data gathering will be conducted within Kalamazoo County and the four Van Buren County townships of Almena, Antwerp, Paw Paw, and Waverly including cities and villages within them.  Proposals are due to KATS by September 30, 2021 and can be found at the following link:

Policy Committee Meeting August 25, 2021

In compliance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration allowing public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to meet electronically, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. via  this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 863 2660 7220 #
Passcode: 414025

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from June 30, 2021
-FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Continuity of Operations Plan Draft
-Contributed Services Fiscal Year-to-Date Through July 31, 2021

Public notice of public involvement activities, meetings 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.

Technical Committee Meeting Thursday, August 12, 2021

In compliance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration allowing public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to meet electronically, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 858 5599 3559 #
Passcode: 601779

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from June 10, 2021
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • Contributed Services Fiscal Year-to-Date July 31, 2021

    Public notice of public involvement activities, meetings 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.

Cancelled Policy Committee Meeting July 28, 2021

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 28, 2021 has been cancelled.

The next Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.  

Continue to follow Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study on KATS website, www.katsmpo.org for important transportation updates, meetings and other news.