Draft Fiscal Years 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program Document

The draft document for the FY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is now available for public comment. Submit comments in the document to KATS staff via email or online via the MDOT Project Portal.

View the projects included in the document by clicking the link to the online map.

Draft Document for the FY 23-26 TIP.

Online map of the TIP projects.

Policy Committee Meeting March 30, 2022

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting in-person without a dial-in option, on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street, Kalamazoo. In accordance with the federal public transportation mask mandate, participants are required to wear a face covering and complete the COVID-19 Health Assessment Questionnaire that will be available upon meeting check-in. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link:

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from February 23, 2022
-Resolutions of Support for FY 2025 Local Bridge Program Applications
-Draft Fiscal Year 2022 Unified Planning Work Program Amendment
-Draft Fiscal Year 2023 Unified Planning Work Program
-Draft Fiscal Year 2023 – 2026 Transportation Improvement Program Project List
-Contributed Services Fiscal Year-To-Date Through February 2022
-Policy Committee Attendance

Coldwater-Quincy Small Urban Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday March 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to comment on the selection and prioritization of projects utilizing Federal Aid funds within the Coldwater-Quincy Small Urban boundary for fiscal year 2022.  The meeting will be held at the Coldwater Municipal Building:

 1 Grand Street, Coldwater, MI, 49036

Persons not eligible for voting may participate via Microsoft Teams by using the following link:

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In Michigan, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) distributes Federal Aid money to local agencies.  Small Urban Task Forces prioritize the use of Federal Aid funds on projects for roads and transit within urban areas with populations of 5,000 to 50,000.

Questions regarding this meeting and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate agency or the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, Region 3 transportation administrators representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, (269) 343-0766 or fnagler@katsmpo.org.

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Albion Small Urban Task Force Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday March 8, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to comment on the selection and prioritization of projects utilizing Federal Aid funds within the Albion Small Urban boundary for fiscal year 2022.  The meeting will be held at Albion City Hall:

 112 W. Cass Street, Albion, MI 49224

Persons not eligible for voting may participate via Microsoft Teams by using the following link:

Click Here to Enter

In Michigan, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) distributes Federal Aid money to local agencies.  Small Urban Task Forces prioritize the use of Federal Aid funds on projects for roads and transit within urban areas with populations of 5,000 to 50,000.

Questions regarding this meeting and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate agency or the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, Region 3 transportation administrators representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, (269) 343-0766 or fnagler@katsmpo.org.

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org

Technical Committee Meeting March 10, 2022

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street, Kalamazoo. Beginning January 1, 2022, the Michigan law permitting virtual meetings expired. Participants are required to wear a face covering and complete the COVID-19 Health Assessment Questionnaire that will be available upon meeting check-in. Contact tracing information will be collected. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link:

Agenda Items:

  • Minutes from February 10, 2022
  • Resolutions of Support for Local Bridge Program Applications
  • Draft Fiscal Year 2023 Unified Planning Work Program
  • Fiscal Year 2023-2026 Project List

Policy Committee Meeting February 23, 2022

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting in-person without a dial-in option, on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street, Kalamazoo. Beginning January 1, 2022, the Michigan law permitting virtual meetings expired. Participants are required to wear a face covering and complete the COVID-19 Health Assessment Questionnaire that will be available upon meeting check-in. Contact tracing information will be collected. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link:

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from December 15, 2021
-Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Fiscal Year 2023 – 2026 Prioritized Roadway Project List
-Fiscal Year 2023 – 2025 Audit Contract
-Fiscal Year 2012 and 2015 Contract Closure Letters
-Fiscal Year 2021 Audited Financial Statements

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.

Three Rivers Small Urban Task Force Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday February 23, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. for the purpose of allowing local officials and interested citizens to comment on the selection and prioritization of projects utilizing Federal Aid funds within the Three Rivers Small Urban boundary for fiscal year 2023.  The meeting will be held at the St. Joseph County Road Commission:

 20914 M-86, Centreville, MI 49032

In Michigan, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) distributes Federal Aid money to local agencies.  Small Urban Task Forces prioritize the use of Federal Aid funds on projects for roads and transit within urban areas with populations of 5,000 to 50,000.

Questions regarding this meeting and rural federal aid projects can be directed to the appropriate agency or the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, Region 3 transportation administrators representing the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council, (269) 343-0766 or fnagler@katsmpo.org.

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted to the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council website’s Transportation page:  http://www.smpcregion3.org