Comment on Amendments to SKATS FY 2021-2026 TIP (Verda Ln & SAMTD Battery Infrastructure)

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June 13 – June 27, 2023, the Salem-Keizer Area Transportation Study (SKATS) requests public input on two amendments to the fiscal year 2021-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Project details can be found below (click the links for additional information):


  • Verda Ln: Dearborn Ave to Ascot Ln (Keizer) --Add funds to Preliminary Engineering and Right-of-Way phases. Total increase of $784,903 (704,293 federal; $80,610 match).
  • SAMTD Battery Electric Charging Infrastructure --Add new project to procure and install electric bus charging infrastructure. $952,534 total ($762,027 federal; $190,507 match).


The SKATS Policy Committee will review amendments during the June 27, 2023 meeting. Meeting details are available on the SKATS website. Please provide comments to Steve Dobrinich at sdobrinich [at] The comment period will remain open until noon (PST) June 27.