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JATSO seeking comments on first amendments to Transportation Improvement Program

The Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization (JATSO) is seeking comments on the first amendment to its 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

The proposed amendment contains five new projects from the Missouri Department of Transportation’s (MODOT) Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). Three projects cover the work zone enforcement in construction projects. Two projects are for the operation and management of the Intelligent Transportation System in the Southwest District.

The TIP contains transportation and transit projects in the Joplin Metropolitan Area that are partially funded by Federal transportation programs over the next four-year period. The public comment period for the TIP amendments began Friday, November 22 and extends to Friday, November 29. The proposed amendment can be view on the JATSO website at

This public notice, public involvement activities, and time established for public review and comments on the TIP will satisfy the FTA Section 5307 Program of Projects requirements for Metro Area Public Transit System (MAPS).

NOTE:  If you are in need of disability related auxiliary aids or services, contact the City of Joplin’s ADA Coordinator at 624-0820, Ext. 210, or the City Clerk’s Office at 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.

To provide a comment on the TIP amendment, please contact Taylor Cunningham at 417- 624-0820, extension 514 or by email at

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