AMATS challenges city of Akron employees during National Bike-To-Work Week May 14-May 20
May 6th, 2011
AMATS is challenging city of Akron employees to get on their bikes during the week of May 14 in celebration of National Bike-to-Work Week. We will be giving away prizes to commuters who log the most time commuting on their bikes.
Improvements in area traffic congestion may impact future project funding
April 28th, 2011
The news that traffic congestion is improving in the Greater Akron area may bring some sense of relief to the area’s motorists as they pay higher fuel prices.
Agency’s bike outreach gets rolling with successful Highland Square meeting
April 14th, 2011
AMATS hosted the first of two of its Public Bike Meetings at the Highland Square Public Library on April 13. The meetings are part of the agency’s outreach to the Greater Akron area’s cycling community.
We want to hear from you!
March 30th, 2011
We’re seeking public comments as we develop a new four-year, $628 million transportation program for the Greater Akron area.
Agency starts conversations with region’s cycling community
March 28th, 2011
AMATS is launching what it hopes will be an ongoing dialogue with cyclists in the Greater Akron area.
WAKR’s Ray Horner interviews Ukrainian delegates and AMATS Director
February 24th, 2011
Click here for audio of the interview that took place on the morning of February 23rd.
Ukrainian leaders to visit Akron February 23rd and examine economic development practices
February 16th, 2011
Ten Ukrainian leaders participating in the U.S. Agency for International Development (US AID) – Community Connections program will spend February 16 – March 9, 2011 in Ohio examining urban planning and development practices in the United States. The group will visit Columbus and Youngstown as well as Akron. The Columbus International Program serves as the […]
On the Horizon – Electric Vehicles!
February 4th, 2011
Electric vehicles are coming, but will Northeast Ohio be ready for them? AMATS, together with The University of Akron, the city of Akron and FirstEnergy Corp., is a key player in the Electric Vehicle Initiative. The initiative is laying the groundwork for a regional electric-vehicle support infrastructure with its origins in the Greater Akron area.
New AMATS officers in 2011
January 3rd, 2011
Announcement concerning the election of Policy Committee officers for 2011.
AMATS awards $100,000 in livability grants throughout Greater Akron area
December 9th, 2010
The city of Richfield and the joint applicants of the city of Akron and METRO, the transit authority serving Summit County are the first recipients of AMATS’ new Connecting Communities Planning Grant Program.