For almost 50 years, the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study (KATS) has been the principal agency charged with planning for the future transportation needs of the Kalamazoo Metropolitan Area. Since its inception, KATS has worked to address current issues while also looking toward the future to craft a vision for the region in a long-range plan.
The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is the regionally agreed upon list of priority transportation projects, as required by federal law (ISTEA, TEA-21, SAFETEA LU, and MAP-21). The TIP document must list all projects that intend to use federal funds, along with all non-federally funded projects that are regionally significant. The projects are multi-modal; that is, they include bicycle, pedestrian, ITS, and freight related projects, as well as the more traditional highway and public transit projects.
FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program
FY 2017-2017 Transportation Improvement Program Approved 10-20-2017
FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program Approved 6-29-2016 (full document)
FY 2017-2020 TIP Application, Instructions and Project Prioritization (Approved September 2015) Used for the development of the FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program.
FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program Prioritized Project List (Updated 4/14/2016)
FY 2014 – 2017 Transportation Improvement Program
FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program Approved 09-06-2016
2014 – 2017 Transportation Improvement Program- Adopted June 26, 2013
Project Prioritization Process December 2013
2014-2017 TIP Projects Map
FY 2014 – 2017 Financial Constraint (as of April 4, 2014)