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.

TheTri-County Regional Planning Commission: Planning for Mid-Michigan's Future Together Since 1956


Opportunities & Events

  • TCRPC invites input now to update our regional Public Participation Plan (PPP)!Consistent with federal and state requirements, we regularly evaluate our public participation and outreach activities to ensure that the public and interested parties are given early, meaningful, and substantive opportunities to be involved in our decision-making. We released the 2017 Draft Public Participation Plan on February 28, 2017 and encourage input during this 45-day public review and comment period, which ends at 4:00 p.m. on April 17, 2017. Please comment on the draft plan: PPP Draft Plan. We are preparing to develop the 2045 Regional Metropolitan Transportation Plan and it is important for us to share a clear process to ensure your participation! Contact us with questions, comments, or to request a paper copy! reception@mitcrpc.org or 517-393-0342 or 1-800-619-6676.
  • Great News! TCRPC was awarded a Regional Prosperity Initiative grant. The funds will support exciting economic development initiatives with our regional economic development partners CAMW!, LEAP, MSU, LCC, and LRCC. For the latest news, join development professionals for the Greater Lansing Regional Prosperity Initiative meetings. Contact Economic Development Planner Rachel Elsinga at relsinga@mitcrpc.org.
  • TCRPC is developing a regional non-motorized transportation plan. A hard working group of stakeholders is meeting now. For information about this initiative, contact Senior Transportation Planner Laura Tschirhart at ltschirhart@mitcrpc.org.
  • The New TCRPC Land Use Group (LUG) met and began setting an aggressive agenda to accomplish projects that enhance our region's green spaces. If you have ideas, contact Land Use Planner Ken Hall to join the regional Land Use Group (khall@mitcrpc.org)
  • The TCRPC 2016 Annual Report is available. Check out our successes in 2016, our 60th Anniversary year!


Regional News

  • TCRPC is updating the regional Non-Motorized Transportation Plan (NMTP). An Advisory Group is meeting to develop and maintain a new regional non-motorized plan. Learn More
  • Coordinated Mobility Plan: Prosperity Region 7: In July 2016, our region adopted a new plan to identify and address regional gaps in mobility, particularly for people with limited transportation options. It includes information on a variety of transportation services offered in the region. It takes a wide approach and offers strategies and potential projects that could increase regional mobility.
  • Now, TCRPC is Coordinating a Transit and Economic Prosperity Study for the Region! The research phase in now underway. Read more here: Press Release
  • 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:

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!: