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Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

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Staff contact: Jason O'Brien| jaobrien@wichita.gov​​​​

​​Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

The WAMPO Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a short-range program that identifies transportation projects to be implemented in the Wichita Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WAMPO) region. Each TIP covers four Federal Fiscal (FFY), which start on October 1st and ends September 30th of each year.  The 2017 TIP cycle is for FFY years 2017 through 2020.  

  • To learn more about the 2017 TIP click HERE to review the current program document.  
  • Members of the general public who are interested in seeing the TIP project listings and locations, please check out our new web-based Project Tracker by visiting https://projecttracker.wampo.org/  
  • Project sponsors interested in updating or submitting their information please visit https://projecttracker.wampo.org/secure/login.asp.  Scroll down for more information about accessing and/or setting up a project sponsor account.  
See the below table for the 2017 TIP Amendment Schedule, which includes opportunities for public review comment:    

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​2017 Transportation Improvement Program: Amendment Schedule

Amendment #

​Amendment Opens ​Public Comment Period

​Advisory Committee

​Policy Body Hearing ​KDOT State Amendment
​1- Complete ​December 15, 2016 ​January 13 - February 13 ​January 23 ​February 14 ​March 9
​2 - Complete ​March 1, 2017 ​March 24 - April 25 ​April 24 ​May 9 ​May 11
​3 ​June 1, 2017 June 23 - July 25​ ​July 24 August 8​ ​August 18

WAMPO public participation process satisfies the Wichita Transit public participation requirement for their Program of Projects

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 TIP Project Tracker:

Project Tracker is WAMPO’s new tool for maintaining, updating, mapping, and viewing information about projects in the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).  Members of the interested in view this information should click HERE to learn more.  

Project sponsors should access the tool by clicking HERE.  Be sure to also check out the below tutorials for instructions on how to get started.  For questions or technical support contact Chris Upchurch, cupchurch@wichita.gov or Jason O'Brien, jaobrien@wichita.gov. 

 Annual Listing of Obligated Projects (ALOP)

Click HERE to review the ALOP report highlighting Federal Transportation funds spent in the WAMPO region during the 2016 Federal Fiscal Year.    

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Previous WAMPO TIP

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a short-range program that identifies transportation projects to be implemented in our region during the next four years. These projects are programmed by Federal Fiscal Year (FFY), October 1 through September 30). All projects in the region that use federal transportation funds and/or have regional significance area required to be included in the TIP. The TIP is one of many tools used to implement the goals of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).

The 2015 TIP covers Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2015-18.

Final Version

2015 TIP Amendment #6

For project cost information, please click on the Project Summaries link below:

Executive Summary

Map of All Projects

Project Summaries​ (updated administratively on 7/18/16)

Funding Summary

Summary of Charges​​​​​​​

2015 TIP De-obligated Funding

WAMPO finalized its 2015 De-obligated Funding Approach. De-obligated funding refers to funding that becomes available during the course of a year. Access WAMPO's approach and reserved project lists below:

WAMPO’s public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review of and comments on the TIP satisfy Wichita Transit’s requirements for their Program of Projects. WAMPO’s public notice of public involvement activities and time established for public review of and comments on the TIP satisfy Wichita Transit’s requirements for their Program of Projects.

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2015 TIP Amendment Schedule

Project sponsors have the opportunity to make revisions, additions, and remove projects during the quarterly amendment periods for the TIP. The 2015 TIP Amendment Schedule is available to provide project sponsors and the public the ability to know when these amendments are expected to occur and key steps involved in the development of those amendments. This schedule is subject to change.

TIP amendments are held to provide project sponsors an opportunity to update project information contained in the TIP.

Download the current 2015 TIP Amendment Schedule

​​​ Email us to receive updates on the TIP process including amendments​.
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WAMPO Funded Projects

WAMPO awarded roughly $12.8 million in funding for transportation projects through several federal funding programs, including: Transportation Enhancements (TE), Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC), New Freedom, Surface Transportation Program (MPO-STP), Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (MPO-CMAQ), and Transportation Alternatives (MPO-TA). These projects address a wide variety of bicycle and pedestrian, road, transit, and paratransit needs.

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Documents Available for Download​

  
  
2015 TIP Amendment 1.pdf2015 TIP Amendment 1
2015 TIP Amendment 2.pdf2015 TIP Amendment 2
2015 TIP - FINAL.pdf2015 TIP - FINAL
TIP Fact Sheet.pdfTIP Fact Sheet
TIP Policy.pdfTIP Policy
2015 Annual List of Obligated Projects (ALOP).pdf2015 Annual List of Obligated Projects (ALOP)
2014 TIP Amendment 4.pdf2014 TIP Amendment 4
KDOT Project Development Manual.pdfKDOT Project Development Manual