Policy Committee Meeting April 28, 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, April 28, 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: 819 6474 3426 #
Passcode: 762645

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:
 

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from March 31, 2021
-FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Finance and Personnel Subcommittee Report on FY 2022 Salary Adjustments
-FY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program
-Freedom of Information Procedures and Documents

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.

Kalamazoo Bike Week Event

The annual Kalamazoo Bike Week community event is going virtual! This years theme is “Building Community Through Bicycling.” As always, this Bike Week event is free to attend and is co-hosted by KATS and Bike Friendly Kalamazoo.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Virtual via Webex (access instructions will be emailed the week of the event).

SIGN UP: register online. RSVP by May 10, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Registration is required.


For more detailed information about the event, visit the Kalamazoo Bike Week website.


Other Bike Week Events

Michigan Crash Facts 101

Where MDOT Is Headed With Bicycling

Technical Committee Meeting April 8, 2021

Public bodies subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue remote meeting participation and voting in accordance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration below.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 843 2686 6937 #
Passcode: 248617

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from March 11, 2021
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • FY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program Draft
  • Resolutions of Support for FY 2024 Local Bridge Program Applications from the City of Kalamazoo
  • KATS Technical Committee Meeting Attendance Fiscal Year-to-Date March 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.



Small Urban Task Force Meetings

In accordance with the Kalamazoo County State of Emergency Declaration permitting continued remote participation by parties subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act, Small Urban Task Forces in Region 3 and the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) will be holding meetings hosted by KATS via a Microsoft Teams as shown below.  The purpose of the meetings is to allow local officials and interested citizens to provide input into the allocation of state and federal funds for use on eligible rural routes and transit systems in the respective urbanized areas for fiscal years 2021 – 2024.

Persons wishing to participate in any of the meetings may do so at the dates and times listed using the appropriate link or dial-in phone information as follows:

Albion Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m.  April 19, 2021
Click To Join Meeting
Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
350 966 3#

Coldwater-Quincy Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 20, 2021
Click To Join Meeting
Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 222 147 151#

Marshall Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 13, 2021
Click To Join Meeting
Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 625 370 177#

Paw Paw – Lawton Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 21, 2021
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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 193 890 303#

Sturgis Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 15, 2021
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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 422 912 231#

Three Rivers Small Urban Task Force Meeting:  10:00 a.m. April 14, 2021
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Call in Number:  1 (947) 207-1273
Participation Code: 
 671 828 638#

Persons having difficulty connecting to the meeting may contact Fred Nagler:  fnagler@katsmpo.org

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

Policy Committee Meeting February 24, 2021

In compliance with Michigan Public Act 254 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, February 24, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link:

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 834 3281 2226 #
Passcode: 422271


Agenda Items:
-Minutes from December 16, 2020
-FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Transit Safety Plan and Safety Targets
-Bridge Condition Targets
-FY 2020 Audit Presentation and Report
-Contributed Services FYTD January 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 February 11, 2021

In compliance with Michigan Public Act 254 of 2020 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, February 11, 2021 at the new start time of 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: 825 3374 3224
Passcode: 684135

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from December 3, 2020
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • Transit Safety Plan and Safety Targets
  • Bridge Condition Targets

    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.

Remote Policy Committee Meeting December 16, 2020

In compliance with Public Act 228 and temporary suspension of the Open Meetings Act, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link:

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 421 874 8274 #
Passcode: 187240

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from November 18, 2020
-FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-2015-2019 KATS Safety Information 

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.

Remote Technical Committee Meeting December 3, 2020

Following the Michigan Supreme Court decision on October 2, 2020 that invalidated COVID-19 related executive orders, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an Emergency Order on October 5, 2020 under MCL 333.2253 restricting indoor gathering sizes to 20 percent of capacity. Michigan legislature Senate Bill 1108 passed the Senate on October 12,2020, the House of Representatives on October 13, 2020, and Governor Whitmer on October 16, 2020 permitting virtual public meetings. In accordance with these rulings and required parameters, public bodies subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue remote meeting participation and voting during the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-312-626-6799
Conference ID: 421 874 8274 #
Passcode: 187240

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from November 5, 2020
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • 2015-2019 KATS Safety Information

    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.

Remote Policy Committee Meeting October 28, 2020

Following the Michigan Supreme Court decision on October 2, 2020 that invalidated COVID-19 related executive orders, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an Emergency Order on October 5, 2020 under MCL 333.2253 restricting indoor gathering sizes to 20 percent of capacity. Michigan legislature Senate Bill 1108 passed the Senate on October 12,2020, the House of Representatives on October 13, 2020, and Governor Whitmer on October 16, 2020 permitting virtual public meetings. In accordance with these rulings and required parameters, public bodies subject to the Michigan Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue remote meeting participation and voting during the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held remotely on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Zoom Video Conferencing or Conference Call Dial In. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: 

Dial In Number: 1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID: 834 0742 4669 #
Passcode: 272435  

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from September 30, 2020
-FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Goals and Objectives for the Metropolitan Transportation Plan
-FY 21 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment Schedule
-FY 20 Contributed Services by Agency 

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.

Remote Technical Committee Meeting October 8, 2020

Public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act are authorized to continue electronic meeting participation during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic under Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-154 along with the extension of Michigan’s State of Emergency via Executive Order 2020-186.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via this link to Microsoft Teams Video or Conference Call Dial In.

Dial In Number: 1-947-207-1273
Conference ID: 566 694 476 #

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:



Agenda Items

  • Minutes from September 10, 2020
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • Goals and Objectives for Metropolitan Transportation Plan
  • FY 21 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment Schedule

    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.