2017-2018 Update to the FY2018-2023 TIP

The Salem-Keizer Area Transportation Study (SKATS) update of the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 through FY 2023 and the Air Quality Conformity Determination (AQCD) (PDF) have been released for public review. A public hearing is scheduled for February 27, 2018.  You are invited to review and comment on the set of projects proposed to receive federal funding. 

SKATS received eight applications for consideration for funding. The projects were scored and prioritized using approved criteria.  Several funding scenarios were considered. The proposed Amendment to Update the TIP (PDF) includes:

Adding funds to the following current projects:

Key Number 19234 – Brown Rd NE: San Francisco to Sunnyview (Amendment 18-5)

Key Number 20739 – McGilchrist St SE: 12th St SE to 25th St SE (Amendment 18-6)

Fully funding the following new projects:

Center St.: Lancaster Dr. to 45th Pl. NE (Amendment 18-7)

SAMTD Transit ITS/Smart Technology (Amendment 18-8)

Center St.: Lancaster Dr. to 45th Pl. NE (Amendment 18-9)

Funding only the preliminary engineering phase of the following new projects:

Connecticut Av.: Macleay to Rickey (Amendment 18-10)

Turner Rd.: Mill Creek to Chicago St. SE (Amendment 18-11)

30 Day Review Period

How to share your comment:

  • Visit the interactive webpage that maps the projects and provides a means of submitting comments.
  • Attend Cherriots Sponsored Open Houses, SKATS staff will be available:
    • Downtown Transit Center Court St Lobby Feb 13, 6-8pm
    • Keizer Transit Center, Feb 15, 6-8pm
    • Roth’s West Salem, Feb 20, 6-8pm
    • South Salem Senior Center, Feb 21, 6-8pm
  • Mail to MWVCOG 100 High Street SE # 200, Salem, OR 97301
  • Contact Karen Odenthal at:

The public is encouraged to visit the interactive webpage that maps the projects and provides a means of providing comments.  Comments will be accepted until February 26, 2018.

Picture of SKATS TIP Interactive Mapping Website

A flyer with information about the projects and how to submit comments is available in Spanish (PDF)  and English (PDF) .

Image of the flyer for the SKATS FY2018-2023 TIP

Notice of application availability August 1, 2017
Complete the applicationsAugust - October, 2017
Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting – Project summary presentationsOctober 10, 2017
Applications Due to SKATSOctober 13, 2017
Scoping of Projects by ODOTOctober-November, 2017
Public input via interactive mapOctober-February 15, 2018
TAC Meeting - Discussion and evaluation of projectsNovember 14, 2017
Policy Committee (PC) Meeting – Presentation of projectsNovember 28, 2017
TAC Meeting - Prioritization exerciseDecember 12, 2017
TAC Meeting - Funding recommendation to the PCJanuary 9, 2018
PC Meeting - Discuss/modify the TAC recommendation and decide on proposed project funding and release for Public ReviewJanuary 23, 2018
30-day public review period as required by the SKATS Public Participation PlanJanuary 23, 2018 - February 27, 2018
PC public hearing and decisionFebruary 27, 2018
Award NotificationMarch 2018