Washtenaw Area Transportation Study (WATS)

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EQuity representative opportunity – wats technical committee The Equity Representative is a voting member on the Technical Committee and is encouraged to apply their expertise in Technical Committee discussions and recommendations to the Policy Committee. The Equity Representative is invited to: Review proposed projects and policies, noting the impact on […]

EQuity representative opportunity – wats technical committee

The Equity Representative is a voting member on the Technical Committee and is encouraged to apply their expertise in Technical Committee discussions and recommendations to the Policy Committee.

The Equity Representative is invited to:

  • Review proposed projects and policies, noting the impact on racial and socio-economic equity including

  • Discuss the impacts that proposed projects may have in a broader equity context, in particular, supporting connectivity (locally and regionally)

  • Introduce relevant equity initiatives, resources, concerns, etc. that may aid in Committee discussion/deliberation

To find out more about the role click here

To apply click here (applications due to WATS by March 20, 2020)

 *Please note that these are unpaid/volunteer positions.

Bikeshare modernization study

The objective of this project is to plan for the future of bikeshare in the Ann Arbor area transitioning from a pilot phase to a sustainable service program.

TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a 4-year financial program that describes the schedule for obligating federal funds to state and local projects.  The TIP contains funding information for all modes of transportation including highways, transit capital, and operating costs.  State, regional and local transportation agencies update the program each year to reflect priority projects in the LRP. The 2020-2023 TIP was developed in partnership with local transportation agencies, SEMCOG and MDOT. WATS Policy Committee will take action on the 2020-2023 TIP at their June 19, 2019 meeting. State and federal approval is anticipated in August 2019.  Click here to view the 2020-2023 TIP.  

2040 Long Range Plan

The Long Range Transportation Plan defines goals and objectives, and projects funding for transportation improvements in the County.  Click here to view projects in the 2040 LRP. 

Washtenaw County Unified Planning Work Program

WATS’ Draft FY 2019 Unified Planning Work Program is available for comment. The UWP guides WATS’ and TheRide’s federally funded planning efforts.  Click here for the UWP.

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