The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC) is a multi-purpose regional entity that supports the region of mid-Michigan by planning for and coordinating intergovernmental solutions to growth-related problems, providing technical assistance to local governments and meeting the needs of communities across the region. TCRPC serves Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties and a small part of Shiawassee County that is included in the greater Lansing Michigan urbanized area.
• It is time to develop the 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), the region's three-year program of federally funded roads and transit projects. There will be a formal call for projects on November 6, opportunities for public input, and projects must submitted by December 4. Following initial analysis and review, a ranked list of projects will be considered by TCRPC's transportation committees in January. For further information contact Senior Transportation Planner, Steve Skinker.
• On December 11, the Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities is celebrating 12 years in action as part of US Dept. of Energy's national initiative to reduce petroleum dependence. They are celebrating this anniversary over breakfast on November 20 at the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum. If you're interested in being a part of their celebration, you can register at: http://tinyurl.com/GLACC12YEARSOLD.
• Holidays are coming! Please note that the TCRPC office will be closed the following days in observance for the holidays: November 11, 26, 27 and December 24, 25, and 31.
• Please consider donating our upcoming holiday drive! TCRPC will be collecting monetary donations and unused, unwrapped toys at reception from November 23 to December 15 to be given to the Lansing Area Toys for Tots for those in need this holiday season.
• On December 10, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Lansing Center, the Michigan Association of Planning, in partnership with the Safe Routes to School Program, will be hosting their 7th Annual Transportation Bonanza. See more information...
The Mid-Michigan Program for Greater Sustainability has focused efforts on improving issues of sustainability in the Capital region for several years. Watch this latest installment of "Sustaining the Future" for a brief overview of the MMPGS projects. Find out how you can get involved! Go to www.midmichigansustainability.org.