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The staff office for BCATS is located in the Susan L. Anderson Municipal Building, Springfield City Hall,
601 Avenue A
Springfield, MI 49037
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BCATS staff can be contacted at any time at

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BCATS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The BCATS area includes:  the Cities of Battle Creek and Springfield; Charter Townships of Bedford, Emmett and Pennfield; and townships of Leroy and Newton


If you require translation of any BCATS documents, please contact the BCATS office, see above for contact information.


To view information about BCATS' actions regarding the federally identified performance measures for the transportation system, click on the Activities header in the orange bar on the homepage and then on the Performance Measures selection along the left side of that page.


Calendar Year 2024 BCATS Policy and Technical Committee Meeting Schedules



BCATS 2024 System Performance Report

2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)


BCATS Participation Plan

FY 2024 Unified Work Program

Locally Approved FY 2025 Unified Work Program

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan




FY 2023 Annual Listing of Obligated Projects


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2018    2017    2016    2015

2014    2013    2012    2011



Non-Motorized Transportation Plans & Resources




Complete Document (7/1/22) Available HERE

Original Project List from document with Maps

Up-To-Date Project List






for FY 2024

(Oct. 1st, 2023 - Sep. 30th, 2024)



 BCATS Title VI Plan



What's New

The next scheduled BCATS meeting is the BCATS Policy Committee on July 24, 2024, 1:30pm.


FY 2023-2026


AMENDMENT #11 - July 2024

The eleventh amendment to the current FY 2023-2026 TIP is being presented to the BCATS Committees in July, with final BCATS action scheduled at Policy Committee on July 24th.  If approved, subsequent processing thru State & Federal officials will lead to Fed-approval in mid-August for the included projects to proceed as amended.  The amendment consists of proposed actions identified in the below copy of the public notice published in the Battle Creek Enquirer 7/8/24, and in the BCATS Technical Committee memo here.

Item 2) within the overall Amendment #11, seeks to advertise the Statewide deployment of National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) funds for electric vehicle charging station construction, as determined by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) analysis and funding goals, and as listed in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). For more information on the overall NEVI project, found within the STIP, please visit State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) ( As the Statewide deployment of NEVI funds proceeds through various phases of deployment, MDOT will notify BCATS of any changes to either the selected BCATS location, or additional locations as they are identified.




AMENDMENT #10 - May 2024

The tenth amendment to the current FY 2023-2026 TIP was presented to the BCATS Committees in May, with approval by Policy Committee on May 22nd.  Subsequent processing thru State & Federal officials was completed and Fed-approval granted 6/14/24 for the included project to proceed as amended.  The amendment consisted of action identified in the Policy Committee memo here.
Links to details of previous amendments to
the FY23-26 TIP can be found here on the Transportation Planning page of the Activities tab.

BCATS is pleased to make available the following report, which can be viewed at the link below:


FY 2023-2026


 Complete TIP Document Available HERE

FY23-26 TIP Project List from document with Maps


The FY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the BCATS area was unanimously approved by both BCATS' Technical and Policy Committees on May 11th and May 25th respectively.  The full document was transmitted July 1st to MDOT for State review and was forwarded to Federal officials for final review and approval, granted 9/19/22.  The new TIP will go into effect on October 1, 2022, the first day of FY23.  The list of projects selected for the FY23-26 TIP was also transmitted July 1st to MDOT through JobNet, the State's online database program for managing transportation improvement projects, and is also now Fed-approved for the selected projects, particularly those planned for FY23 implementation, to proceed after October 1st.  The establishment of the new TIP for FY23-26 with FY24-26 projects added to FY23 projects carried over from the previous TIP is considered Amendment #1 to the FY23-26 TIP.


 The TRANSPORTATION CONFORMITY DETERMINATION REPORT associated with the BCATS FY 2023-2026 TIP is available to view below:

Transportation Conformity Determination Report for the 1997 Ozone NAAQS - Kalamazoo - Battle Creek Limited Orphan Maintenance Area (Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and Van Buren Counties) - April 2022

Questions about the Report can be directed to BCATS at

 BCATS 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

 Approved by the BCATS Policy Committee on February 23, 2022. 

Full Document

Executive Summary



Direct questions and/or comments to:
BCATS, 601 Avenue A, Springfield, MI  49037
tel. 269-963-1158



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This page last updated on 7/11/2024.

Battle Creek Area Transportation Study (BCATS)  |  601 Avenue A  |  Springfield, MI  49037  |  269-963-1158  |