The Washtenaw Area Transportation Study Committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month.
Formally established in 1965 in response to the requirements of the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1962. The Committee reorganized under Public Act 200 of 1957 of the Acts of Michigan through passage of a resolution to establish an Intermunicipality Committee under P.A. 200 of 1957 with a resolution adopted by each unit and agency of government which was to hold membership on the Committee.
Commissioner member receives per diem and mileage. For additional information contact the WATS Office - located at 705 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103.
"Article IV Section 1. Voting membership on the Committee shall be the following: (A) A duly appointed elected official from each local unit of government comprising the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Urban Area as defined for the 1970 Census, consisting of the cities of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Saline and the townships of Ann Arbor, Lodi, Pittsfield, Scio, Superior and Ypsilanti. (B) A duly appointed representative from each of the following agencies or commissions: (1) Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners, (2) Washtenaw County Road Commission, (3) Washtenaw County Metropolitan Planning Commission, and (4) Ann Arbor Transportation Authority. Representatives of the Federal Highway Administration, Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority, Southeast Michigan Council of Governments and Michigan Department of State Highways and Transportation shall be non-voting members of the Committee. The agency has changed its name from Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Urban Area Transportation Study Committee to Washtenaw Area Transportation Study Committee.