What’s New

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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We’re Going Public!

October 11th, 2018

AMATS is taking the update of its Draft Public Participation Plan – “3P” – to the people.  We’re making the Draft 3P available for public review and comment starting Friday, Oct. 12 through Monday, Nov. 26. AMATS is responsible for the ongoing transportation planning process within the Greater Akron area necessary to receive federal funds […]

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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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Letters of Intent Being Accepted for Elderly and Disabled Program

Letters of Intent Being Accepted for Elderly and Disabled Program

June 19th, 2018

AMATS is accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) from providers of transportation services. Successful projects will be funded under the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program (FTA Section 5310). $988,277 in federal funds is available for project implementation. July 6     Deadline for Letter of Intent August 6     Deadline […]

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New @AMATS available!

June 11th, 2018

We are pleased to present the January-June 2018 issue of @AMATS, our agency newsletter.  This issue features articles about the AMATS Policy Committee’s approval of a resolution urging an increase in the federal gas tax, the 2014-2016 Crash Report, and a 2045 Population Forecast webinar.  To view our latest newsletter, please click here.

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