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601 Avenue A
Springfield, MI 49037
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269-963-1158
fax: 269-963-4951

email: bcats@bcatsmpo.org

 

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2013 ANNUAL LISTING OF OBLIGATED PROJECTS 

 

SUMMER 2013 BCATS NEWSLETTER "THE SIGNAL"

 

SPECIAL EDITION "THE SIGNAL"

Development of the new FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) 

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FY 2014-2017 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)

Original full document as printed July 30, 2013

Up-to-date TIP Project List, as amended

BCATS' TIP Amendment Schedule

 

 

2035 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

 

 

BCATS Title VI Plan  click here

 

FY 2012 Obligated Projects Report to the Public 

FY 2011 Obligated Projects Report to the Public

 


 

 

 

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FY14-17 TIP Amendment #2 Approved
Monday, April 07, 2014
The second amendment to BCATS' current Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) was approved by BCATS' Policy Committee January 22nd, and submitted February 5th to MDOT for State & Federal processing & approval.  The amendment was officially approved by signatures of  Federal Highway Administration & Federal Transit Administration officials on March 27th & 26th respectively. 
 
Amendment #2 includes 1) addition of a 2014 Battle Creek Transit (BCT) project to renovate BCT’s administrative, maintenance, & storage facilities, replace conference room furniture & dehumidifier, and replace one support vehicle.   Total estimated cost $119,307 [80% Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5339 - Bus & Bus Facilities, 20% State Comprehensive Transportation Fund (CTF)]; 2) addition of a 2014 City of Springfield project to replace one single-axle dump truck, with box+blade. Total estimated cost $127,507 [80% Federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ), 20% City of Springfield]; and 3) addition of M-89 (Michigan Ave) from Custer Dr southeastward to Limit St to a 2014 Michigan Dept of Transportation (MDOT) resurfacing of M-89 from Limit St southeastward to Washington Ave then southward to I-94BL (Dickman Rd), addition of funding for added segment, and replacement of State “M” Funds - Michigan Betterment with State Transportation Economic Development Funds (TEDF) - Category A (EDA).  New total estimated cost $1,579,720 [~31% Federal Surface Transportation Program (STP), ~69% State EDA].  Each of these projects can now proceed towards implementation as soon as possible.
 
The next amendment (#3) to BCATS' FY14-17 TIP is scheduled to be "advertised" by April 28th, reviewed by BCATS' Technical & Policy Committees on May 14th & 28th respectively, with Policy Committee approval expected May 28th followed by submittal to MDOT for processing and Federal agency approvals by July 3rd.
 
Check back often on this website for more details, watch for public notices in the Battle Creek Enquirer, and always feel free to contact BCATS staff with any questions or comments.


 
FY 2013 Obligated Projects Report Released
Monday, December 16, 2013

BCATS is pleased to provide a listing of federally funded transportation projects obligated in fiscal year 2013 (which ended September 30, 2013).  Click here or on the adjoining image of the first page to view the full annual report.

 


 
BCATS' FY14-17 TIP Complete and Fed-Approved!
Monday, December 02, 2013

 BCATS' FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)  was approved by BCATS' Policy Committee in June, 2013, and submitted to the Michigan Dept of Transportation on July 1st for State review/approval.  From there it moved on to the Federal Highway Administration & Federal Transit Administration, where it was officially approved at the end of November, 2013.  Projects in the new TIP can now officially be advanced by the implementing agencies.

 

Section 1  –  INTRODUCTION
Section 2  –  FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS/FINANCIAL CONSTRAINT
Section 3  –  PERFORMANCE-BASED PLANNING
Section 4  –  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
Section 5  –  CONSULTATION
Section 6  –  ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
Section 7  –  AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY
Section 8  –  PROJECT LIST
Section 9  –  IMPLEMENTATION
APPENDIX

 

Click here or on the TIP document cover image above for the entire document in Adobe pdf format.

 


 

 
This page last updated on 4/7/2014.
Battle Creek Area Transportation Study (BCATS)  |  601 Avenue A  |  Springfield, MI  49037  |  269-963-1158  |  bcats@bcatsmpo.org