Over $680 Million Planned for Transportation Projects
On June 26th, Tri-County adopted the FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), the region’s four-year capital improvements program for road projects, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, transit, and other transportation enhancements. The new TIP will begin implementation on October 1st.
Talent Attraction & Retention Platform Coming this Fall
In late July, we announced our partnership with Lansing 5:01 to invest $25,000 into a new talent attraction and retention platform that will serve as a one-stop-shop to visually illustrate the amenities and assets of the Greater Lansing area to emerging young professionals and talent.
Riverfront Revival: Exciting Projects on the Grand River Water Trail
We partnered with MGROW and park officials across the region to install over 30 wayfinding signs along the Middle Grand River Water Trail to assist paddlers and recreational users of all levels in navigating the river. Up next: a 360-degree virtual tour of our local trails and waterways!
Michigan Transportation Planning Association Conference
We hosted more than 200 planning professionals from across the state and over 50 speakers (including one from South Korea!) at the capital this summer for an engaging transportation conference. Hope to see you all next year in Midland for MTPA 2020!

We're Hiring!
We are seeking a dynamic, innovative, and driven individual to join our team as our Environmental Sustainability Planner. Applicants must have a working knowledge of best practices for groundwater management and wellhead protection and be familiar with hydrogeology concepts.


Director of Marketing & Community Outreach

Transportation Planner - Special Projects Coordinator

Administrative Assistant & Commission Clerk
Tri-County works with local communities and the state to plan and implement transportation projects throughout the region. Visit our website to learn more about improvements planned for the Greater Lansing area.
Resurfacing on I-496 between I-96 and the I-496/US 127 interchange was recently completed as part of routine maintenance of our region's most heavily traveled corridor. Stay tuned for more improvements in the future!
Rehabilitation on Harrison Road between Forest and Mount Hope is now complete, including paved shoulders and a new asphalt overlay!
Marsh Road's new J-turns are now finished! This will help ease traffic while the intersection of Saginaw and Turner Street is undergoing construction as part of an intersection modernization project from Lake Lansing Road to Old M-78.
These Old Town roads have a new look! The intersection of East C é sar Ch á vez and North Washington Avenue has been fully resurfaced.
Eaton County's Old River Trail has received several upgrades, including a half mile of new asphalt pathway, an ADA compliant pedestrian bridge and timber boardwalk, and three new roadway pedestrian crossings!
Bogue Street is now home to a protected two-way bike lane, made possible by MSU and the City of East Lansing. This is the first of its kind for the region!

This August, CATA unveiled their new Nova Buses, the first in the state of Michigan. These clean diesel-fueled vehicles mark the beginning of their fleet-replacement initiative.  Watch our live video of the full announcement on Facebook!
The Lansing-East Lansing metropolitan statistical area was recently named as one of America’s most educated cities by personal finance web service WalletHub, landing at No. 22 on their annual   Most and Least Educated Cities index.
The  Community Foundation officially opened  Rotary  Park in Downtown Lansing! This investment in our region would not be possible without the collaboration of stakeholders in the community and public-private partners dedicated to placemaking and revitalizing our riverfront. Check out our Facebook for more photos of the ribbon cutting.
MSU students are back on campus and so is CATA’s free Spartan Service! In addition to providing free rides on campus for students during the school year, CATA also provides three different game-day shuttles to make parking easier for local and visiting Spartan fans.   You can find information on game-day services here.
Meridian Township
In August EGLE broke ground on the Village of Okemos, kicking-off Meridian Township's Brownfield Grant remediation work to remove the contaminated soil from the site’s previous occupant, Okemos Cleaners.

City of Lansing: Allen Neighborhood Center
The Village of Dansville
Congratulations to The Village of Dansville for being awarded a $15,000 Neighborhood Enhancement Program Grant by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority! The grant will be used for a combination of housing and public amenity enhancements.
The City of Saint Johns
Community volunteers in Saint Johns completed their beautiful paint-by-number mural, “Eyes are the Windows to the Soul,” made possible by grants from LEAP, the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs, and the Arts Council of Lansing. The mural was designed and outlined for participants by Tracie Davis Art and Murals.
The City of Grand Ledge
On August 29th Grand Ledge's Jaycee Park officially opened their handicap-accessible kayak and canoe launch on the Grand River. Pictured is our very own Environmental Sustainability Planner, Cliff Walls, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony!

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