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$53 million in transportation funds available through AMATS

$53 million in transportation funds available through AMATS

September 9th, 2011

AMATS announces that $53 million in funding will be available to Greater Akron area communities for transportation projects.

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Public Review Period for Air Quality Analysis

Public Review Period for Air Quality Analysis

August 31st, 2011

Our sister agency in Cleveland, NOACA, received an earmark for a project in Garfield Heights which they are required to add to their Regional Transportation Plan and Transportation Improvement Program.  Because AMATS and NOACA are in the same Air Quality Non-Attainment area, and the project will impact air quality, AMATS must concur with NOACA’s air […]

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Agency announces new round of Connecting Communities funds

Agency announces new round of Connecting Communities funds

August 29th, 2011

AMATS announces that a second round of funding is available to Greater Akron area communities through its Connecting Communities Planning Grant Program. The agency’s program awards funds for the study of potential improvements that promote livability such as bicycle, pedestrian and transit-oriented projects.  The program had a successful inaugural year, according to AMATS Mobility Planner […]

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Crashes in Greater Akron area up slightly since 2009

Crashes in Greater Akron area up slightly since 2009

August 17th, 2011

Traffic crashes on the Greater Akron area’s roadways and intersections showed a slight increase from 2009 to 2010, according to the latest three-year analysis compiled by AMATS.

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Agency’s Connecting Communities outreach goes ‘Green’

Agency’s Connecting Communities outreach goes ‘Green’

July 22nd, 2011

AMATS took its Connecting Communities message to the floor of the Green City Council in mid July.

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Federal government green lights Greater Akron area’s new Transportation Improvement Program

Federal government green lights Greater Akron area’s new Transportation Improvement Program

July 5th, 2011

The Greater Akron area has a new $625 million program of highway, transit and bicycle and pedestrian improvement projects for the next four years.

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Summer kicks off a new traffic counting season for AMATS

Summer kicks off a new traffic counting season for AMATS

June 16th, 2011

The summer months not only herald the start of warmer weather, but they also bring a new traffic counting season for the Greater Akron area.

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Cyclists Wanted – AMATS’ Draft Bike User’s Map to debut June 16

Cyclists Wanted – AMATS’ Draft Bike User’s Map to debut June 16

June 9th, 2011

Our agency needs the help of cyclists in the Greater Akron area. AMATS will unveil its final draft Bike User’s Map during a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 16 at the Highland Square Library in Akron.

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AMATS wraps up a successful inaugural Commuter Challenge

AMATS wraps up a successful inaugural Commuter Challenge

June 3rd, 2011

May saw AMATS host its first Commuter Challenge in celebration of National Bike-To-Work Week and participate in a number of events throughout the region.

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Greater Akron area gets rolling with events for National Bike Week

Greater Akron area gets rolling with events for National Bike Week

May 13th, 2011

The Greater Akron area will be the scene of many events marking National Bike Week starting May 14. Among the events scheduled are:

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