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What’s New

Draft Access Ohio 2045 Ready for Review

July 14th, 2020

The ODOT Office of Statewide Planning & Research announced that the Draft Access Ohio 2045 Plan is available for public review at starting July 13 through Aug. 31.  The Access Ohio 2045 Plan will guide Ohio’s transportation policies and investment strategies for the next 25 years.  This draft plan has been developed based on […]

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Letters of Intent Being Accepted for Elderly and Disabled

June 30th, 2020

AMATS is accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) from social service agencies and public transit agencies to provide transportation services or improvements in the AMATS area.  Over $1 million in federal funds from the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program (FTA Section 5310) is available. The letters of intent […]

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Traffic Gone Viral

June 26th, 2020

The COVID-19 lockdown definitely impacted traffic in the Greater Akron area. To find out how and its potential repercussions for the region, watch Traffic Gone Viral, our latest YouTube feature. We invite you to subscribe to our YouTube channel – AMATSPlanning. It’s a great way to stay informed about transportation-related news in our region.

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Wheels A Turning!

June 17th, 2020

While the COVID-19 lockdown brought most business and recreational opportunities to a standstill in the Greater Akron area, there’s one group that saw heightened activity: bike shops. To find out why, watch our new feature: Wheels A Turning!

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New @AMATS Available

June 2nd, 2020

The January-June 2020 issue of @AMATS, our agency newsletter, is now available. Our latest issue features a message from AMATS Director Curtis Baker, an article regarding our latest three-year analysis of Greater Akron area traffic crashes, and – perhaps most importantly – a detailed look at the area’s new Transportation Improvement Program for Fiscal Years […]

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Planning in a Pandemic

May 14th, 2020

“The COVID-19 outbreak impacted AMATS just like everyone else. “ Curtis Baker, AMATS Director A “First-of-its-Kind” TIP Although the offices of the AMATS have been closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency has been open for business. In fact, it just completed a major planning milestone. The AMATS Policy Committee unanimously approved […]

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Our Ears Are Open

April 14th, 2020

We want to remind everyone that, just because the AMATS office is closed due to COVID-19, our ears are still open. We will be accepting written and email comments about agenda items for our upcoming May committee meetings between Thursday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 13. Meeting materials will be posted on our agency web […]

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The AMATS office is closed to the public indefinitely due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. AMATS staff are still available via phone and email. For general inquiries please use the AMATS website.

Closed, But Still Open

April 7th, 2020

Just because the AMATS offices are closed to the public due to the COVID-19 outbreak, doesn’t mean that our agency isn’t open for business. In fact, we want to hear from you about two items that are important to the Greater Akron area: the Draft Transportation Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2021 Through 2024 (TIP) […]

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Thanks to Our Viewers!

March 30th, 2020

AMATS hosted a successful virtual public meeting April 2 to present its Draft Transportation Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2021 through 2024 (TIP). The evening meeting began at 6:30 p.m. on the AMATS Facebook page and attracted an audience that grew throughout the presentation. AMATS Director Curtis Baker noted that within 24 hours of the […]

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A $993 Million Preview

March 19th, 2020

If you’re interested in what the future holds for transportation in the Greater Akron area, then mark Monday, March 30 on your calendar.  That’s the day that AMATS will unveil the area’s Draft Transportation Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2021Through 2024 (TIP) for online comments.  The latest TIP is the most expensive and possibly most […]

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