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The KATS MPO will be operating on an appointment only basis for visitors. We encourage you to utilize email and telephone services to interact with us. You can always contact us by visiting our Contact Page or using the contact information below:

Phone Number: (815) 936-5544
Fax Number (815) 937-2974
Email: bwilson@kankakeecountyed.org

Kankakee Area Transportation Study Metropolitan Planning Organization, is the metropolitan planning organization for the Kankakee urbanized area. Federal legislation requires an MPO for all urbanized areas with a population over 50,000. This ensures decisions about the programming of federal highway funds are made at the local level.

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Recent News

  • The Draft KATS 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program has been placed into a public comment period through Monday, June 22, 2020.  You can view the draft plan on our Public Comment page.  Comments must be submitted no later than Monday, June 22, 2020.

  • Visitor’s Policy Changes Effective March 20, 2020

    The Kankakee County Administration Building will be closed to the general public as of March 23, 2020.   Our office will still be staffed and available to meet your needs. Our services will be available by appointment only.  The process is outlined as follows:

    1.     Call 815-937-2940 or email planning.k3county.net to make an appointment.

    2.      Arrive at the County Administration Building as close to your appointment time as possible to prevent a crowd from forming near the building.  

    3.      When you reach the front door call 815-937-2940 and a member of our office will let you in the door and escort you to our office.

    4.      You may then conduct your business.

    5.      Upon completion of your business our staff will escort you back to the front door.

    We will utilize social distancing and sanitation protocols at all times during your visit and urge you to do the same.

    Alternatively, business may be conducted through the use of emails and telephone service.  Our contact information is below:

    Phone Number: (815) 936-5544

    Fax Number (815) 937-2974

    Email: bwilson@kankakeecountyed.org

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