FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program

This is the final draft of the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  Public comments can be made at the KATS Technical Committee on Thursday, May 9, 2019.  The document is proposed to be adopted at the KATS Policy Committee meeting on Wednesday, May 29, 2109 pending recommendation by the Technical Committee.

Questions regarding the FY 2020-2023 TIP document can be directed to Steve Stepek at 269-343-0766 ext. 13 or sstepek@katsmpo.org

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.

Draft FY 2020 Unified Planning Work Program

The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) is an annual document identifying the planning priorities and activities to be carried out within the KATS metropolitan planning area. The draft FY 2020 Unified Planning Work Program is now available for public comment through May 17, 2019.  Comments may be submitted to KATS Offices, 5220 Lovers Lane, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002 or emailed to sstepek@katsmpo.org.

 

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 April 24, 2019. Comments may also be made at the April 24, 2019 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: April TIP Amendment Handout-New 4-22-19.

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.

Policy Committee Meeting

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: April Meeting Materials.

The Draft FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program is available for public review and comments.

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

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: April Meeting Materials.

The Draft FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program is available for public review and comments.

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.

Local Bicycling Developments – 2019 & Beyond Event

Bike Friendly Kalamazoo and the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study are hosting a Bike Week community event on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. entitled “Local Bicycling Developments – 2019 & Beyond.”  This year’s theme is “Making Connections.”  Speakers include:
  • Christina Anderson, Planner for the City of Kalamazoo. Presenting on Protected Bike Lanes
  • Marcy Hamilton, Senior Planner at the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission. Presenting on the Regional Bike Map Project
  • Libby Heiny-Cogswell, Supervisor for Oshtemo Township. Presenting on Oshtemo’s Non-Motorized & Southwest Michigan Bikeway Plans
  • Kathleen Hoyle, Director of Parks & Recreation for the City of Portage. Presenting on Connecting People with a Bike Friendly Culture
  • Megan Mickelson, Associate Planner at KATS
  • David Rachowicz, Director of Parks & Recreation for Kalamazoo County. Presenting on KRVT Eastward to Battle Creek
  • And more!!
Event will be held at Wile Auditorium, KRESA Main Office; 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.   Please use the west side (lower) parking lot and entrance.

Open House for the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program

KATS will be hosting an open house for the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (full draft document) and the State Long Range Transportation Plan on April 11, 2019.  Details regarding this open house are found below.

All public meetings held by the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study are required to be accessible to persons with disabilities under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Accommodations are available upon request to persons with disabilities who require alternately formatted materials or auxiliary aids to ensure effective communication and access to public meetings or programs. For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Jon Start at 269-343-0766 or jrstart@katsmpo.org. Providing at least 7 days advance notice will help to ensure availability.

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.