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Release Date: March 3,2023

AMATS Presents the Future of Greater Akron Area Transportation

March 3, 2023, Akron, Ohio — If you’re interested in what the future holds for transportation in the Greater Akron area, then highlight March 10 through April 10 on your calendar. That’s when the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS) will present the area’s Draft Transportation Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2024 Through 2027 (TIP) for public review and comment.

The TIP is the area’s program of highway, public transit, bike, and pedestrian projects that are scheduled to receive federal funds over the next four years. AMATS is reaching out to the public for their thoughts on the newest program.

The new TIP will be available for public comment from March 10 through April 10 at and the AMATS Twitter and Facebook pages - @AMATSPlanning. The program will also be available for review at the AMATS office located in Suite 1300 of the PNC Center Building located at 1 Cascade Plaza in downtown Akron.

A public virtual meeting hosted by the AMATS Citizens Involvement Committee is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 16 to present the draft program. To participate in this virtual meeting, please visit to register before the meeting date or call 330-375-2436.

AMATS is the regional transportation planning agency serving the Greater Akron area of Portage and Summit counties and northeastern Wayne County. Please feel free to visit our agency’s web site at