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Non-motorized transportation plan update

WATS is currently in the process of creating a new Non-Motorized Transportation Plan. The last plan was completed in 2006. Please visit the plan site to learn more.


The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a programming document used to implement the goals, objectives, and projects found in the Long Range Transportation Plan.  WATS approved amendments to the 2017-2020 TIP on August 21, 2018.  State and Federal approval are anticipated in May/June of 2018.  Click here to view the 2017-2020 TIP.      

Funding Transportation in Washtenaw County

The lack of sustainable state and federal transportation funding underpins the unacceptable condition of Michigan's roads.  Funding has not kept pace with the real costs for bare maintenance of the system.  Nationwide, other states are exploring other options to raise revenue or enabling local communities to address their own needs.  As Washtenaw County grapples with the funding crises, we must find solutions within limited existing solutions to fill the funding gap.  WATS published this funding report to explore some of those options.

2040 Long Range Plan

The Long Range Transportation Plan defines goals and objectives, and projects funding for transportation improvements in the County.  Click here to view projects in the 2040 LRP

Washtenaw County Unified Planning Work Program

WATS' Draft FY 2019 Unified Planning Work Program is available for comment. The UWP guides WATS’ and TheRide's federally funded planning efforts.  Click here for the UWP.

WATS Title VI Plan

WATS Title VI Policies