JATSO Seeking Public Comments on TIP and UPWP 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) and to the FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). 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 UPWP is a yearly statement of work identifying the planning priorities and activities to be carried out within the JATO planning area.

The proposed TIP amendments add two new projects.  The proposed UPWP amendments add one new project.  The amendments are requested by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).

The public comment period for this amendment begins at 8:00 am, Friday, February 24, 2023, and concludes at 12:00 pm, Friday, March 3, 2023. Comments on the amendments can be submitted to Rachel Holcomb by phone at 417.624.0820, ext. 1514 or by email at rholcomb@joplinmo.org.

This public notice, public involvement activities, and time established for public review and comments on the TIP and the UPWP 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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