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Current Public Notice for
Amendment #3 to the FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
(as scheduled to be published in the Battle Creek Enquirer on March 2, 2017)
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.  
This page last updated on 2/27/2017.
Battle Creek Area Transportation Study (BCATS)  |  601 Avenue A  |  Springfield, MI  49037  |  269-963-1158  |  bcats@bcatsmpo.org