Open House & KATS Trainings

Learn more about KATS by attending a training session on January 17, 2019 either KATS 101 at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. or the Introduction to the Transportation Improvement Program training at 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.  General open house hours are 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m.

All trainings are introductory and last approximately 30 minutes.  Please RSVP to sstepek@katsmpo.org

Training sessions will be held at KATS Office.
5220 Lovers Lane
Suite 110
Portage, MI 49002

KATS FY 2020-2023 Call for Projects

This is the  KATS Surface Transportation Program (STP), National Highway Performance Program (NHPP), Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ), and Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) call for projects for the development of the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program.  The deadline for submission is November 2, 2018.

Funding projections per year for FY 2021, 2022, and 2023 are:

Surface Transportation Program (STP):  $3,089,067
National Highway Performance Program (NHPP):  $513,154
Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ): $505,299
Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP): $259,913

Due to the lack of a federal transportation bill past FY 2020, these amounts are only estimates. Funding levels will likely change when a new bill is passed.

Please fill out all the applicable criteria for your individual project using the project application and instructions. Please submit all applications to sstepek@katsmpo.org

If you have any questions about the application process and 
project submission, please let us know.

Proposed Transportation Improvement Program Amendments

Proposed amendments to the FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) are available to review.  Comments may be submitted by emailing sstepek@katsmpo.org or by mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be September 19, 2018. Comments may also be made at the September 26, 2018 Policy Committee Meeting to be held at 9:00 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street.  The proposed amendments are available at the following link:  Proposed TIP Amendments – September 2018.

Public notice of public involvement activities 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.

Transportation Improvement Program Prioritization Process Update

The Project Prioritization Process for the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is being updated and is available for review.  Comments may be submitted by emailing sstepek@katsmpo.org or by mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be September 10, 2018. Comments may also be made at the September 13, 2018 Technical Committee Meeting to be held at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. The proposed amendments are available at the following link: Draft Project Prioritization Process.

Public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review and comments on the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Project Prioritization Process 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.

Proposed Transportation Improvement Program Amendments

Proposed amendments to the FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) are available to review. Comments may be submitted by emailing sstepek@katsmpo.org or by mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be August 24, 2018. Comments may also be made at the August 29, 2018 Policy Committee Meeting to be held at 9:00 a.m. at Kalamazoo Metro Transit, 530 N. Rose Street. The proposed amendments are available at the following link: Proposed TIP Amendments – August 2018

Public notice of public involvement activities 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.

Proposed Amendments to the FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program

Proposed amendments to the FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) are available to review. Comments may be submitted by emailing: sstepek@katsmpo.org or mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be November 17.  Proposed Amendments are available at the following link:  Proposed FY 2014-2017 TIP Amendments – November 2015

Public notice of public involvement activities 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: Kalamazoo Metro Transit, the Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority, the Central County Transportation Authority and Van Buren Public Transit.

Proposed Amendment to the FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program

Proposed amendments to the FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) are available to review. Comments may be submitted by emailing: sstepek@katsmpo.org or mail to the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, 5220 Lovers Ln, Suite 110, Portage, MI 49002. Deadline to submit comments will be August 25, 2015.  The proposed amendments are available at the following link: FY 14-17 TIP Proposed Amendments August 2015

Public notice of public involvement activities 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: Kalamazoo Metro Transit, the Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority, the Central County Transportation Authority and Van Buren Public Transit.