Policy Committee Meeting September 28, 2022

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Policy Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 9:00 a.m., at Metro, 530 N. Rose St., Kalamazoo.

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

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from June 29, 2022
-Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Draft Financial Management Policies
-Proposed Member Dues Increase

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 September 8, 2022

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 9:30 a.m., at Metro, 530 N. Rose St., Kalamazoo. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link:

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from August 11, 2022
-Transportation Improvement Program Amendments

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.

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

Technical Committee Meeting April 14, 2022

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 9:30 a.m., at Metro, 530 N. Rose St., Kalamazoo. In accordance with the federal public transportation mask mandate, participants are required to wear a face covering and complete the COVID-19 Health Assessment Questionnaire that will be available upon meeting check-in. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link:
 

Agenda Items:

-Minutes from March 10, 2022
-Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-Draft Fiscal Year 2023 Unified Planning Work Program
-Draft Fiscal Year 2023 – 2026 Transportation Improvement Program-Link
-Contributed Services Fiscal Year-To-Date March 2022

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 10, 2022

The Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study Technical Committee will be meeting in-person without a dial-in option, on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. at Metro, 530 N. Rose Street, Kalamazoo. Beginning January 1, 2022, the Michigan law permitting virtual meetings expired. Participants are required to wear a face covering and complete the COVID-19 Health Assessment Questionnaire that will be available upon meeting check-in. Contact tracing information will be collected. Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found at the following link:

Agenda Items:

  • Minutes from December 2, 2021
  • Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • Fiscal Year 2023-2026 Prioritized Project List

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 October 27, 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, October 27, 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:  867 2319 2945#
Passcode: 227708

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items:
-Minutes from September 29, 2021
-FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
-FY 22 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment Schedule
-Calendar Year 2022 Meeting 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.

Technical Committee Meeting Thursday, August 12, 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 Technical Committee meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 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: 858 5599 3559 #
Passcode: 601779

Meeting materials related to the agenda may be found here:

Agenda Items

  • Minutes from June 10, 2021
  • FY 20-23 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
  • Contributed Services Fiscal Year-to-Date July 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.

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.

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 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.