Stay up to date on community issues and events, and find out when there are opportunities to get involved and make your voice heard! The City of Kalamazoo offers information in a variety across a variety of media to make it easy to stay informed.
The City of Kalamazoo publishes an email newsletter twice a month, on the Friday preceding each City Commission meeting. The newsletter contains information on recent and upcoming news and events, a meeting schedule, and links to the agenda for the upcoming Commission meeting.
Connect on social media
The City of Kalamazoo provides a variety of information via social media, with accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Certain individual departments also maintain their own accounts:
- The City of Kalamazoo: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
- Community Planning & Development: Facebook
- Parks & Recreation: Facebook, Twitter
- Metro Transit: Facebook
- Public Safety: Facebook, Twitter
- Public Services: Facebook
Share your ideas, provide feedback, and weigh in on a variety of topics. City planning staff are currently seeking feedback for the Imagine Kalamazoo 2025 strategic vision and master plan update project. Imagine Kalamazoo will be ongoing through early 2017 when a new master plan is presented to the City Commission. Visit www.imaginekalamazoo.com to share your input online from the convenience of your home.
Metro Transit "Track My Bus" App
Kalamazoo Metro Transit has created an app to assist riders with locating buses, accessing schedules, and finding arrival times. The app is free for iOS and Android devices and allows you to track buses in real time, check arrival times for your bus stop, and view routes.
Recycle Coach App
The City of Kalamazoo has partnered with Recycle Coach to offer residents an app that brings recycling and bulk trash information to their mobile devices. The app provides customized schedules for bulk trash, brush, and recycling programs and also offers information on what can be recycled, alerts users when there are changes to service, and allows users to report missed pickups and other issues. The app is free for Android and iOS devices, and the service can be accessed online at www.recyclecoach.com.