The AMATS Citizens Involvement Committee (CIC) is the forum through which the public may weigh in directly on transportation-related matters. Through its open-meeting format, CIC members may freely discuss issues with AMATS staff members and other players in the region’s planning process. The AMATS staff works closely with the CIC members to identify potential discussion topics and in the preparation of necessary meeting materials and the scheduling of guest speakers. The committee meets quarterly and its membership is open to all who wish to participate. Regular meetings commence at 6:30pm and are usually held in the Akron-Summit County Public Library located at 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326, which is centrally located and transit accessible in the Greater Akron area. Additional committee meetings may be scheduled by the CIC members if they so desire, and location may change as needed.
The CIC is scheduled to meet six times in 2018. Meetings will be held at 6:30 pm at the Main Library – Akron Summit County Public Library unless otherwise noted.
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Thirty-seven highway, bike and pedestrian projects throughout the Greater Akron area will receive nearly $34 million in federal funds following the first meeting of the AMATS Policy Committee in 2018. An extensive signal improvement project in Aurora, major reconstruction of Barberton’s Wooster Road West, and new sidewalks along Darrow Road (state Route 91) in Stow […]
The ongoing $19 million project to improve the Akron Innerbelt was the topic of discussion at the Jan. 18 meeting of the AMATS Citizens Involvement Committee (CIC). Akron Planner Dylan Garritano briefed attendees on the status of the project, which is expected to be completed later this year. If you are interested in joining the […]
AMATS Director Curtis Baker joined WAKR-AM’s Jasen Sokol to discuss the agency’s consideration of a resolution supporting an increase in the federal gas tax. The agency’s Policy Committee is considering sending a resolution to federal lawmakers urging an increase as a means to fund the nation’s infrastructure needs.To hear the Jan. 16 interview with Director […]