AMATS | Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study | Planning for Greater Akron

AMATS Planning


Welcome to the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS) website. Our agency website is an excellent source of information regarding transportation policies and improvements in the Greater Akron, Ohio area.

For the past 50 years, AMATS has focused on planning an efficient transportation system for the future. AMATS receives funding from three federal programs and uses these funds to help communities pay for road maintenance, safety improvements, congestion relief and bike and pedestrian infrastructure.

Check out our latest report, the State of the Region’s Infrastructure.

Click here for the 2014 AMATS meeting calendar.

Please note: Meeting times and locations have changed for 2014. Please review your meeting packets or check the calendar for more information.

AMATS Receives Accolades from Transportation for America

Dec 11, 2014

Transportation for America has highlighted AMATS' Connecting Communities Program in its report entitled The Innovative MPO: Smart Planning, Strong Communities.  "A growing number of innovati...

Innerbelt Reconstruction Proposed by the City of Akron

Dec 5, 2014

The City of Akron is proposing repurposing Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (also known as State Route 59) and upgrading the surrounding urban arterials (Dart Avenue and Rand Avenue).  Click