Who We Are

The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC) is an organization of local governments and agencies that foster cooperative efforts to resolve problems, develop policies, and implement plans that are shared and regional with the greatest benefit to citizens of the mid-Michigan tri-county area of Clinton, Ingham, and Eaton counties while maximizing the efficient use of its resources.

Opportunities & Events

  • TCRPC is Hiring! See more information in the Employment Opportunities section below!
  • It's Turkey Time!! TCRPC is collecting monotary donations for the Greater Lansing Food Bank from Oct. 24-Nov. 21. Look for the turkey at reception and consider donating to this worthy cause!
  • The Fall 2016 Newsletter is out! See it below in our What's Happening at TCRPC section.
  • The Clean Cities Clean Fleet Forum: VW Emmissions Settlement Info & Input Forum is taking place Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Causeway Bay Lansing Hotel & Convention Center. Join the Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities to learn how this funding could impact fleets throughout Michigan and share your valuable thoughts on how this funding might be best utilized. Learn More
  • Dec. 9, from 8 - 10 a.m. at the R.E.Olds Transportation Museum, the Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities is holding their Annual Member Meeting & Awards Breakfast. Join them in celebrating 13 years of improving air quality and energy security through petroleum displacement. Learn More
  • The Green Up 2016 Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference will be held Nov. 17 at the GVSU Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids. Share and learn about green chemistry and engineering to help create new markets, reduce costs, increase safety, and gain a competitive edge. Learn More
  • Nov. 3, from 7-9 a.m. at the Urban Beats Event Space -- Thinking Differently: Dynamic Excellence, a workshop from the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce is giving insight for organizations, individuals, entrepreneurs and leaders trying to adapt and grow with ever-changing trends. Learn More
  • Michigan Community Development Association's Winter 2016 Technical Assistance Conference is Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development in Lansing. A few topics include: NSP Closeout, Green Building, ADA and Universal Design, Public Services Funding and Issues, and a keynote from Keith Hernandez of HUD. Learn More

Regional News

  • Coordinated Mobility Plan: Prosperity Region 7: The Plan involved a statewide transit study to identify regional gaps in mobility, particularly for people with limited transportation options such as veterans, older adults, individuals with disabilities, and people with lower incomes. The Coordinated Mobility Plan for this region takes a wide approach and includes information on a variety of transportation services offered in the region and strategies and potential projects beyond public transit services that can be taken to increase regional mobility.
  • TCRPC is Coordinating a Transit and Economic Prosperity Study for the Region! Read more here: Press Release
  • CATA's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project Overview (as presented to the Commission) 
  • Applying for a federal grant to serve the mid-Michigan area? TCRPC holds "Preferred Sustainability Status" for our region. Contact us to find out how this can help you earn application points.
  • Take a look at the Tri-County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Employment Opportunities

Applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and completed job application by email to jobs@mitcrpc.org with the job title in the subject line.

Positions are open until filled. Applicants may be invited to interview and may be asked to provide a writing sample, to give examples of work products, and to demonstrate their computer and program skills. References will be requested. A job-related background check will be conducted before any offer of employment. TCRPC is an EEO/AA Employer.


Open Positions:

Environmental Programs Planner

Surface water protection program development and management; Coordinate committees of stormwater and watershed managers; Provide technical expertise, education, recommendations, reports, and draft policies and permits for public services related to surface water; Be a liaison between area municipal managers, MDEQ, or others; seek grants, integrate best management practices with regional plans. Qualified applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in Planning, Environmental Science, or related with at least 2 yrs experience and knowledge of stormwater management, municipal water utilities, and permit requirements. They must be well-versed in the six minimum measures and familiar with stormwater best management practices. Applicants should be organized, collaborative, highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges. Salary range $45,000- $52,000 depending on education and experience. TCRPC provides full benefits to employees and their families including health, vision, and dental care, and a defined contribution retirement plan.

Imagine Mid-Michigan

The Imagine Mid-Michigan project has been a peer-exchange of regional leaders from Clinton, Eaton, Ingham counties learning best practices for land use. If you are interested in learning more about the project, please contact Susan M.C. Pigg at spigg@mitcrpc.org or call (517) 393-0342.
See what Imagine Mid-Michigan has been up to!: