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Public Involvement is a vital component in transportation planning. Public participation provides citizens access to the decision making process as well as a way to voice ideas and needs.


Citizens Involvement Committee

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 in downtown, 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.

What’s Happening Next?

The CIC is scheduled to meet four times in 2017.  Meetings will be held at 6:30 pm at the Main Library – Akron Summit County Public Library unless otherwise noted.

60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326

Audience Participation Form

AMATS Nondiscrimination Policy Statement

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires that AMATS shall not, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or sex, exclude anyone from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

Nondiscrimination Complaint Form

AMATS Title VI Plan – May 2015

Citizens Involvement Committee Documents


Press Releases

Director of AMATS discussing Federal Transportation Dollars.

Interested in what funding is available for the roads we drive, bike, and walk on? Check out this interview with our Director, Curtis Baker, and find out more about how those road projects get done.

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Let Me Count the Ways

AMATS is in a new era of data collection for the Greater Akron area.  AMATS Public Information Coordinator Kerry Prater describes some of the new technologies that the agency is using in the region’s traffic counting program.

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Making the Grade

AMATS hosted a March 14 meeting in downtown Akron as part of its federal certification review as the Greater Akron area’s metropolitan planning organization.  The public was invited to share their thoughts regarding the agency with Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration officials.

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