JATSO Seeking Public Comments on TIP Amendment

(Joplin, MO) – The Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization (JATSO) is seeking a seven-day public comment period for amendments to the 2022-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP contains transportation and transit projects in the Joplin Metropolitan Area that are partially funded by Federal transportation programs over a four-year period.

The proposed TIP amendments add 11 new projects, make changes to 18 existing projects and remove seven projects. The amendments are requested by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). The proposed amendments can be viewed on the JATSO website at: https://www.joplinmo.org/1176/Transportation-Improvement-Program

The public comment period for this amendment begins on Thursday, February 9, 2023, at 8:00 am and concludes on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 12:00 pm. Comments on the amendments can be submitted to Troy Bolander by phone at 417.624.0820, ext. 1510, or by email at tbolande@joplinmo.org.

This public notice, public involvement activities, and time established for public review and comments on the TIP will satisfy the FTA Section 5307 Program of Projects requirements for the Metro Area Public Transit System (MAPS).

If you are in need of disability related auxiliary aids or services, contact the City of Joplin’s ADA Coordinator at 417.624.0820, ext. 210, or the City Clerk’s Office at 417.624.0820, ext. 220.  Kindly give us forty-eight (48) hours notice to arrange for the aids or services. TTD Number 417.625.4774. Interpreter services are also available if requested at least seven calendar days in advance of the meeting. Servicios de interpretación están disponibles si se piden al menos 7 días antes de la reunión.


Lynn Onstot
Public Information Officer
417.624.0820, ext. 1204

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