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The staff office for BCATS is located in Springfield City Hall,
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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The BCATS area includes:  the Cities of Battle Creek and Springfield; Charter Townships of Bedford, Emmett and Pennfield; and townships of Leroy and Newton

 

BCATS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

PUBLICATIONS


 

JANUARY 2017 GUIDE TO CITIZEN INVOLVEMENT with BCATS

 

 

2016 Annual Listing of Obligated Projects

 PAST ANNUAL LISTINGS OF OBLIGATED PROJECTS

2015    2014    2013

2012    2011

 

Non-Motorized Transportation Plans & Resources

 

 

FY 2017-2020 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)
 

FY17-20 TIP

complete document

Up-to-date

TIP Project List

 

BCATS' TIP

Amendment Schedule

 

"THE SIGNAL" FY 2017-2020 TIP - April 2016

 

"THE SIGNAL" FY 2017-2020 TIP - January 2016

 


 

2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Full Document

Executive Summary

 

"THE SIGNAL" Metropolitan Transportation Plan

September, 2016



 

BCATS TRANSPORTATION

   PARTICIPATION PLAN

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 BCATS Title VI Plan

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Event Calendar

 

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  FY 2017-2020
Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)


The FY17-20 TIP was approved by BCATS Policy Committee at its June 22, 2016 meeting, and subsequently approved by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) & the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in late September, as incorporated by reference in Michigan's Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
 
FY17-20 TIP - AMENDMENT #3
Public Notice as Published in
Battle Creek Enquirer - March 2, 2017 - Page 5A

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS
THE BATTLE CREEK AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY (BCATS) HEREBY GIVES NOTICE of opportunity for public involvement in the third amendment to its Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for fiscal years (FYs) 2017-2020 (10/1/16–9/30/20), consisting of the following:  1) Correcting the cost of a 2018 transit vehicle replacement, of a 6-passenger accessible mini-van, by the Marian Burch Adult Daycare Center (MBADC), by increasing total estimated cost ~85% to $44,001, removing $1,800 in local funding (from MBADC), and setting new total funding to be 80% Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Sec 5310 "Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities" and 20% State Comprehensive Transportation Fund (CTF);  2) Adding the City of Battle Creek’s 2018 reconstruction of Lafayette St, from west City limits eastward to Angell St, with paved shoulders & bike lanes.  Total estimated cost $206,829 (80% Federal Transportation Economic Development Funds - Category “F”, 20% City of Battle Creek); and  3) Adding a 2020 transit vehicle replacement, of a 12-passenger van with lift, by the MBADC, total estimated cost $55,000 (80% FTA Sec 5310, 20% State CTF).  Details of the above listed projects, and of administrative modifications that may be presented with the TIP amendment, can be provided upon request.  Additional TIP & amendment information is available online at www.bcatsmpo.org.  Discussion & action regarding the TIP amendment will be conducted at the regular meetings of BCATS’ Technical Committee (Wednesday, 3/8/17) & Policy Committee (Wednesday, 3/29/17).  Both meetings begin at 1:30 pm in the Council Chambers of Springfield City Hall at 601 Avenue A.  Public comment is encouraged before or at those meetings; BCATS' regular meetings are open to the public.  Comments will be accepted up to Policy Committee action on 3/29/17.  Direct questions and/or comments to:  BCATS, 601 Avenue A, Springfield, MI  49037; ph 269/963-1158, fax 269/963-4951, e-mail bcats@bcatsmpo.org.
 
 
The first amendment to BCATS FY17-20 TIP was processsed thru BCATS' Committees last November, with Policy Committee approval on 11/30/16.  The second amendment to BCATS FY17-20 TIP was processsed thru BCATS' Committees in January, with Policy Committee approval on 1/25/17.  Amendments #1 and #2 were submitted together in late January to MDOT for State review & processing on to the FHWA and FTA for Federal review & approval.  Upon final Federal approval on 2/22/17, the amended changes are official and all projects can proceed as amended.  The FY17-20 TIP Project List has been updated to reflect the amended changes, as available here.
 

 
Annual Listing of Obligated Projects
Published by BCATS
 
BCATS is pleased to announce the availability of the annual listing of federally funded projects that were obligated in fiscal year 2016.
View the document HERE
 

 
 
The Battle Creek Area Transportation Study is pleased to announce that the update of its Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) to a horizon year of 2040 has been completed.  The BCATS' Policy Committee acted on the 2040 MTP at its 11/30/16 meeting.  Material for the MTP document is posted by chapter on this website here, under "Activities"--"Transportation Planning".  Click here for the list of "Recommended Improvements."  The full document can be accessed by clicking the title hyperlink above or the document cover image below.
 
cover BCATS 2040 MTP
 
    
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Direct questions and/or comments to:
BCATS, 601 Avenue A, Springfield, MI  49037
ph 269-963-1158, fax 269-963-4951

 



 
This page last updated on 3/7/2017.
Battle Creek Area Transportation Study (BCATS)  |  601 Avenue A  |  Springfield, MI  49037  |  269-963-1158  |  bcats@bcatsmpo.org