Welcome To KATS-MPO Online!

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 reach 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.


If you are interested in Kankakee County Greenways and Trails Plan, you can find the latest information about the plan update at the Greenways and Trails Plan Update Page.

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Recent News

  • An amendment to the KATS FY 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program is being presented at the KATS MPO Technical Advisory Committee and KATS MPO Policy Committee meetings on January 27, 2021. You can review the proposed amendment in our public comment section.

  • The first survey for the 2020 Greenways and Trails Plan update is now open. This survey presents the participant with two ideas related to the plan and asks the participant to vote for the idea they like more. There is also an option if the participant can't decide which idea to vote for and an option to propose a new idea that can be added to the survey.

    Please follow this link if you would like to participate: https://allourideas.org/KATSgreenway2020survey

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