Transportation Planning/AMATS

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WELCOME!

AMATS is the acronym for Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation Solutions. Every metropolitan area with a population of more than 50,000 residents must have a designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for transportation in order to qualify for federal highway or transit assistance. AMATS is the MPO for the Anchorage Bowl and Chugiak-Eagle River areas when federal transportation funds are used. 

Questions/Comments:

Contact AMATS at AMATSInfo@ci.anchorage.ak.us​ or 907.343.7996​.​

 

CURRENT NEWS:​​

​​​​Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Narrative Public Comment Period

The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) is required by federal law under Title 23, amended 23 USC 134 as interpreted by FHWA in 23 CFR 450.308, when federal funds are used for transportation planning.

The Draft 2020-21 UPWP defines the transportation planning activities and products to be developed by AMATS and other transportation planning agencies during the fiscal year (Jan 1 – Dec 31). It is the basis for allocating federal, state, and local funds for short and long range transportation planning activities within the AMATS area. 


Draft UPWP Narrative​

The Public Comment Period on the draft document will start on November 22nd, 2019 and will close the end of business on December 27th. 

HOW TO SUBMIT A COMMENT:
Email: AMATSInfo@ci.anchorage.ak.us​
Fax: 907.249.7712
Mail: PO BOX 196650, Anchorage, AK 99519


QUESTIONS CONTACT:
Email: Craig Lyon
AMATS Coordinator 
907.343.7996​​

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