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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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Long Range Transportation Plan Survey #2

This is the second survey being conducted by the Kankakee Area Transportation Study Metropolitan Planning Organization (KATS). KATS staff are updating the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan and is requesting public opinion on how federal funds should be used for transportation in the Kankakee region.  The survey consists of about 25 questions and is expected to take between 10 and 15 minutes.

Thank you for participating and letting us know what is important to you.

Click Here To Take The Survey

Recent News

  • The North Street Bridge project over I-57 is completed and open to traffic. The new bridge now accommodates 4-lanes of traffic, provides lighting, and also includes an eight-foot wide sidewalk on the north side of the bridge.

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