What’s New

Fast Track Our Meetings!

January 11th, 2019

The new year brings a new offering from AMATS!  Starting this month, we will present an audio summary of our committee meeting materials with AMATS Fast Track.  Narrated by AMATS Director Curtis Baker, Fast Track presents a concise synopsis of items on our committee agendas in an MP3 format. If you would like to give […]

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On Newsstands Now!

December 14th, 2018

The July-December 2018 issue of @AMATS, our agency’s newsletter, is now available.  This latest issue includes a recap of the 2018 Annual Meeting and articles about our new Public Participation Plan or “3P”  and an Autonomous Vehicle/Connected Vehicle Workshop co-hosted by AMATS. To download the latest issue of @AMATS, just click here.

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Crashes, fatalities creeping up

December 14th, 2018

The latest three-year crash report compiled by AMATS shows that, while the number of crashes and crash-related fatalities in the Greater Akron area continue to increase, the number of serious crash-related injuries continues to decrease.Although there may be a few dips in year-to-year totals, the overall trend for area crashes has been upward since 2009 […]

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An “Auto” Auto Workshop

November 5th, 2018

In anticipation of a transportation future with autonomous and connected vehicles (AV/CVs), AMATS co-hosted a DriveOhio Workshop in late October. The workshop was one of a statewide series to identify the needs of potential smart mobility users.

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All of the Pieces!

October 18th, 2018

All of the pieces for the 2018 AMATS Annual Meeting came together on Oct. 5. More than 150 attendees gathered at the Sheraton Suites Akron-Cuyahoga Falls for a day devoted to smart mobility and transit issue in the Greater Akron area.

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AMATS has a new Traffic Count Map

September 27th, 2018

AMATS  staff worked with Summit County staff to create a new interactive traffic count map for the AMATS region that is both functional and user-friendly. Users can easily move from location to location, looking up different traffic counts in their neighborhood or other communities. Each location has the most recent traffic count data, as well […]

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Going Green

August 21st, 2018

The clouds parted long enough for the Aug. 18 Green Bike-N-Brainstorm to be a success. To find out how AMATS and the city of Green will use this event to promote connectivity in the Greater Akron area, just watch our agency’s latest feature.

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Hands On Exchange

August 15th, 2018

More than 20 volunteers met at The University of Akron campus for the Hands On Exchange event on Aug. 11. Teams made a temporary bike lane along Akron’s Exchange Street for a short-term demonstration project. The lane is one piece of the upcoming major redesign of one of the city’s most important roadways.

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Green Bike-N-Brainstorm on Aug. 18

August 7th, 2018

The city of Green is the latest community to partner with AMATS in hosting one of the agency’s popular Bike-N-Brainstorm events on Aug. 18.Registration for the Green Bike-N-Brainstorm begins at 8:30 a.m. in the city’s Boettler Park.  Feedback from this event will be used to improve biking and pedestrian access in the southern Summit County […]

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Making the Most of Two Wheels!

July 19th, 2018

AMATS had a great turnout for the July 18 Bike-N-Brainstorm in Ravenna.  You can read all about it in Bob Gaetjens’ fine recap in the Record-Courier by clicking here. The agency’s next B-N-B event will be in the city of Green on Aug. 18.  AMATS will be releasing more details in the coming weeks.

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