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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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269-963-1158
fax: 269-963-4951

email: bcats@bcatsmpo.org

BCATS STAFF CAN BE CONTACTED AT ANYTIME BY USING THE GENERAL OFFICE E-MAIL at bcats@bcatsmpo.org

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Watch here for posting of any open positions at BCATS

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.


AREA OF INTEREST - PERFORMANCE MEASURES

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

 


PUBLICATIONS


BCATS 2024 System Performance Report

2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)


February 2022 Newsletter

July 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 Newsletter

BCATS Participation Plan

January 2021 Update

FY 2024 Unified Work Program

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan June 2020

JANUARY 2017 GUIDE TO CITIZEN INVOLVEMENT with BCATS

 

 

FY 2023 Annual Listing of Obligated Projects

 PAST ANNUAL LISTINGS OF OBLIGATED PROJECTS

2022    2021    2020    2019

2018    2017    2016    2015

2014    2013    2012    2011

 

  

Non-Motorized Transportation Plans & Resources

 


 

FY 2023-2026 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)
 

Complete Document (7/1/22) Available HERE

Original Project List from document with Maps

Up-To-Date Project List

 


 

BCATS' TIP

Amendment

Schedule

for FY 2024

(Oct1-23--Sep30-24)

 


 

BCATS 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)

Full Document

Executive Summary


 

 BCATS Title VI Plan

click here

 




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What's New

The BCATS Technical Committee meeting scheduled for April 10, 2024 has been cancelled.


 

FY 2023-2026

TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)
 

AMENDMENT #9 - March 2024

The ninth amendment to the current FY 2023-2026 TIP is being presented to the BCATS Committees in March.  With BCATS Policy Committee approval on 3/27/24, the amendment will be transmitted to MDOT for review and then forwarded to Federal officials for final review and approval in early April for the included projects to proceed as amended.  The amendment consists of actions outlined in the below copy of the notice published in the Battle Creek Enquirer on Monday 3/11/24.                             
        

 

AMENDMENT #8 - January 2024

The eighth amendment to the current FY 2023-2026 TIP was presented to the BCATS Committees in January, with Policy Committee approval 1/24/24.  The amendment was transmitted to MDOT for review and then forwarded to Federal officials for final review and Fed approval, granted 2/14/24, for the included projects to proceed as amended.  The amendment consisted of actions outlined in this memo provided to Policy Committee.
 
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

TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)

 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@bcatsmpo.org.



 BCATS 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

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

Full Document

Executive Summary

 

  

The BCATS Participation Plan has been updated and was approved by the BCATS Policy Committee on January 26, 2021.  The document can be viewed here and at the link shown along the left column on this homepage.
  
 


  
 
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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

 



 

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This page last updated on 4/10/2024.

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