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​WELCOME!

Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation Solutions (AMATS) ithe Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Anchorage Bowl and Chugiak-Eagle River areas. Every metropolitan area with a population of more than 50,000 residents must have a designated MPO in order to qualify for federal hi​​​ghway or transit assistance. 

Questions/Comments:​

Contact AMATS at amatsinfo@anchorageak.gov​ or 907.343.7996​.​​

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CUR​RENT NEWS​​:​


The 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) is underway! The MTP is a 20-year, integrated, multimodal plan that addresses both current and future transportation needs.

A 30-Day Public Comment Period on the Goals & Objectives starts, December 1st and ends on December 31st!

We have two options set up to collect your feedback!

OPTION 1: Take the Survey

  • Take the 5–10-minute survey to review the Draft Goals & Objectives and provide quick feedback to ensure the MTP will reflect the community's values. Let us know if we got it right or tell us what you would change!

Have more to say? Move to Option 2, we want to hear it!
Said it all in the survey? Thanks for your participation!

OPTION 2: Detailed Review

  • Review the draft Goals and Objectives and send us your feedback. You can get us your comments by:

    1.  Filling out the comment form (select MTP Goals & Objectives as the topic).

    2. Emailing your comments to amatsinfo@anchorageak.gov.

    3. Sending your comments by mail to: Permit & Development Center, 4700 Elmore Road P.O. Box 196650, Anchorage AK 99519-6650

For more information, visit the AMATS 2050 MTP website!


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Technical Advisory Committee

December 2nd, 2021 - 2:30pm-4:30pm
Meeting Link: AMATS TAC 
Call in Number: 907-519-0237
Phone Conference ID: 935 990 814#

In-person
Conference Room 30
4700 Elmore Road
Anchorage, AK 99507

Action Items: 
2022-2023 Unified Planning Work Program 
2023-2026 Proposed TIP Criteria - Public Comments

**The AMATS TAC meeting for December 2nd, 2021 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm will be done in-person and via Microsoft Teams. Meeting room 30 will be open to the public.**

If you are attending virtually, use the link or call-in number provided above to join the meeting.

Instructions for Joining the Virtual Meeting:

  1. Join the meeting using the link provided above from a computer, if possible, to see any meeting materials presented during the meeting. 
  2. If you do not have computer audio, you may call in to the meeting using the phone number and conference ID provided above
  3. Please wait and staff will admit you into the meeting
  4. Please mute your microphone during the meeting unless you are providing public testimony. To mute/unmute the microphone on your phone press *6
  5. To ask a question or make a comment about one of the agenda items; use the Teams control icons to Raise Your Hand or place a written comment in the chat box. Or wait until the Chair of the committee asks for public comments.​​


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AMATS 2021 3rd Quarter Newsletter

The Newsletter: https://arcg.is/81SHu0

A new issue of the AMATS quarterly newsletter is hot off the press!

In This Issue:
  • Message from the Coordinator
  • Committee News: New Committee Members, Seat Still to Fill, Project Updates
  • Spotlight: Craig Lyon, AMATS Coordinator
  • Plans & Programs: MTP 2050, TIP Criteria
  • Local Planning: Title-21 ParkingAnchorage Downtown Plan  
  • Transportation 101: AMATS Committees
  • Transit News: New Route 85, Express Library Service at the Dimond Transit Center
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • Find us on Social Media





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Link to committee calendars

Link to committee meetings

P​LANNING PROGRAMS:Public Participation Plan URL

Metropolitan Transportation Plan URL 

Transportation Improvement Program URL 

Unified Planning Work Program URL ​


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