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 to achieve shared, regional goals. They work to benefit citizens of the mid-Michigan tri-county area of Clinton, Ingham, and Eaton counties while maximizing the efficient use of its resources.

Check out our video to learn more about how we plan for and serve mid-Michigan's communities!

New Interactive Construction Map Tool

We have recently launched an interactive road construction map of the region so you can stay up-to-date on current construction projects! Don't get caught off guard driving - click here to see the type of work being done, the street location, and start and end dates of projects near you.

Opportunities & Events

Calling all planners, community leaders, government officials, and anyone interested in TCRPC's mission - check out these opportunities to get involved in the planning process and be active in your communities!

  • TCRPC is hosting an open-house style meeting for the public to share their views on the transportation planning process for the Lansing area on June 27, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. This is an opportunity for the public to talk directly with the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration and voice their thoughts. Read details here or view the press release.
  • The August 25th Land Use Group meeting is cancelled. Mark your calendars for the next meeting on October 27, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.!
  • Attend the 52nd Annual Michigan Association for Pupil Transportation (MAPT) Conference from June 20-22 at the Lansing Center. Learn about best practices for safe and effective pupil transportation with educational and interactive sessions. Visit www.mapt.org. for more information.
  • The Michigan Clean Energy Conference & Fair is right around the corner from June 23-25 in Traverse City. Hear from industry leaders about strategies for incorporating renewable energy in communities, the economy, mobility, and policy. Friday is a movie and panel on the future of electric mobility; Saturday is the conference at Northwestern Michigan College; and Sunday is the renewable energy fair with solar sessions and an electric vehicle show. Buy tickets at www.micleanenergyconference.org.
  • The Grand River Water Festival is June 24 from noon to 10 p.m. Enjoy a free, daylong music festival while learning about environmental issues related to water quality. Get further information at www.grandriverwaterfestival.org.
  • Lansing 5:01 is hosting five events this summer; check out their next opportunity - Lansing House Takeover - on Thursday, July 6th! See the full list of events at www.lansing501.com/events. Lansing 5:01 focuses on connecting college interns and young professionals to networking opportunities, fun events, and resources in the region.
  • Join us for the Michigan Transportation Planning Association 2017 Conference from July 25-28 in Grand Rapids, MI. Learn how healthy communities, bicyclists and pedestrians, bus rapid transit, and other developments affect transportation planning. Check out www.mtpa-mi.org to learn more.
  • The Michigan Sustainability Conference is September 14 at the Crowne Plaza in Detroit. Don't miss the opportunity to network with business leaders who have successfully implemented sustainability practices and learn how to engage your community in your sustainability strategy! For more information, visit www.michigan.gov/deqevents.
  • The Planning Michigan Annual Conference 2017 will be at Mission Point in Mackinac Island from September 27-29. Get educated on new trends, challenges, and solutions that are shaping planning, and network with over 500 planning professionals and local officials. Visit www.planningmi.org to learn more.
  • The new TCRPC Land Use Group (LUG) met and is looking for projects that enhance our region's green spaces. If you have ideas, contact Land Use Planner Ken Hall at khall@mitcrpc.org and join their meetings!
  • Join us for the 2017 Michigan Transportation Planning Association Conference from July 25-28 in Grand Rapids! Don't miss this exciting opportunity to hear the latest on how healthy communities, bicyclists and pedestrians, bus rapid transit, and other developments affect transportation planning. Learn more at www.mtpa-mi.org.


Regional News

Do you have good news to share about your community? Email nbaumer@mitcrpc.org with your article!

  • Okemos, Michigan was recently ranked as a 2017 best place to live in the U.S. They were graded on a variety of factors, including the quality of public schools, housing, diversity, family friendliness, and several others. Congratulations, Okemos!
  • Ingham County has been selected as one of 11 finalists for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize! Over 200 communities nationwide applied for this prestigious award, which is given to communities that make health and sustainability a priority in their region. Way to go Ingham County!
  • Interested in bicycling or walking in your communities? TCRPC is developing a regional non-motorized transportation plan to pave the way for safe and connected travel. For information about this initiative, contact Senior Transportation Planner Laura Tschirhart at ltschirhart@mitcrpc.org.
  • We are excited to announce TCRPC was awarded a Regional Prosperity Initiative grant! The funds will support exciting economic development projects with our regional economic development partners CAMW!, LEAP, MSU, LCC, and LRCC. For the latest news, contact Economic Development Planner Rachel Elsinga at relsinga@mitcrpc.org or join our Greater Lansing Regional Prosperity Initiative meetings.
  • The TCRPC 2016 Annual Report is available. Check out our successes in 2016, our 60th Anniversary year!