Sturgis Small Urban Meeting

A public meeting will be held on Thursday July 7, 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 Sturgis Small Urban boundary.  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

Air Quality Ozone Conformity Report

The Transportation Conformity Determination Report for 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 is open through November 16, 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.

Transportation Conformity Report

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

KATS Quarterly Newsletter: April 2020 Edition

The latest edition of KATS Quarterly Newsletter is here!  Stay in the know about what’s happening this spring in the greater Kalamazoo area.

April 2020 Edition

Don’t forget to take the Transportation Survey to help in the planning process of the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan!  Survey is available until Thursday, April 30th, 2020.

Policy Committee Meeting February 19, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: February Policy Committee Materials

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from January 29, 2020
  • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • KATS Title VI Plan
  • Fiscal Year 2019 Audit Presentation and Report

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 13, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: Technical Committee Materials – February 13, 2020

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from January 9, 2020
  • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • KATS Title VI Plan

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.

Policy Committee Meeting Jan. 29, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: Meeting Materials

Agenda items include:

  • Southcentral Michigan Planning Council Invoice
  • Appointment of Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) Members
    • Interested citizens who would like to join the KATS CAC can apply here.
  • Integrated Infrastructure Mapping Presentation
  • KATS Title VI Plan Draft

Policy Committee Meeting December 18

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee will be meeting on Wednesday, December 18, 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: December Policy Meeting Materials

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 December 5

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 North Rose Street.  Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: December Technical Packet

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.