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 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 Technical Committee Meeting November 5, 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, November 5, 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
Meeting ID: 421 874 8274 #
Passcode: 187240  

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:



Agenda Items

  • Minutes from October 8, 2020
  • Reaffirmation of KATS 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan
  • 2021 Safety Transportation Performance Measures
  • 2021 Technical Committee Meeting Schedule


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.

REMOTE KATS Technical Committee Meeting September 10, 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.
The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, September 10, 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: 410 015 147 #



Agenda Items

  • Minutes from August 13, 2020
  • Goals and Objectives for Metropolitan Transportation Plan
  • 2050 Travel Demand Model Volume/Capacity Map

REMOTE KATS Technical Committee Meeting August 13, 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.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, August 13, 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: 441 454 949 #

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: August Technical Packet

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from June 11, 2020
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • Metropolitan Transportation Plan Survey Results
  • Goals and Objectives for Metropolitan Transportation 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.

REMOTE KATS Technical Committee Meeting Thursday, June 11, 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 2020-75.

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting will be held remotely on Thursday, June 11, 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: 638 648 874 #

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: June Technical Packet

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from May 14, 2020
  • Federal Highway Administration Cost Based Amendment Proposal
  • KATS Comment Letter on Cost Based Amendment Proposal

REMOTE Technical Committee Meeting May 14, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting REMOTELY on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

Conference Call Dial In
Dial In Number: 1-947-207-1273
Conference ID: 812 186 249 #

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link: May Technical Materials

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from March 12, 2020
  • KATS Consultation Plan
  • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • FY 2021 Unified Planning Work Program
  • FY 20-23 Illustrative Project List
  • Contributed Services Year to Date

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 March 12, 2020

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, March 12, 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: March Technical Packet

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from February 13, 2020
  • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • KATS Consultation 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.

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.