CURRENT PROJECTS

What's Underway

Tri-County produces and coordinates a variety of plans, studies, and other special projects to keep improving our region's transportation system, economy, and built and natural environment. Explore active and recently completed projects below.

METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION PLAN (MTP)

We've developed a long-range vision for our region's transportation system. This plan identifies projects and strategies that will improve our regional mobility, roads, our economy, and safety and connectivity!

We've developed a long-range vision for our region's transportation system. This plan identifies projects and strategies that will improve our regional mobility, roads, our economy, and safety and connectivity!

WELLHEAD PROTECTION VIEWER UPDATE

In partnership with the East Lansing-Meridian Water Sewer Authority, we've recently updated the region's Wellhead Protection Viewer application and potential groundwater contamination sources.

In partnership with the East Lansing-Meridian Water Sewer Authority, we've recently updated the region's Wellhead Protection Viewer application and potential groundwater contamination sources.

COVID-19 ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS

Work is underway to collect and analyze comprehensive data sets that will provide insight into the social, economic, and interrelated impacts of the pandemic on the region. Check here for updates as the project continues.

Work is underway to collect and analyze comprehensive data sets that will provide insight into the social, economic, and interrelated impacts of the pandemic on the region. Check here for updates as the project continues.

TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)

Currently in implementation phase, the 2020-2023 TIP plans improvement projects totaling more than $680 million for our region's roads, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, transit, and other transportation operations.

Currently in implementation phase, the 2020-2023 TIP plans improvement projects totaling more than $680 million for our region's roads, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, transit, and other transportation operations.

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GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT BOARD (GMB) WEBSITE

The GMB has a new website! Learn how to protect our drinking water, view resources for residents and public officials, and discover what's happening in the world of groundwater.

The GMB has a new website! Learn how to protect our drinking water, view resources for residents and public officials, and discover what's happening in the world of groundwater.

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QUALITY ASSURANCE PROJECT PLAN (QAPP)

The GLRC and Tri-County staff have recently created a regional E. coli monitoring guidance document to help meet water quality standards in the Red Cedar and Grand rivers. View it for sampling protocols and recommended strategies!

The GLRC and Tri-County staff have recently created a regional E. coli monitoring guidance document to help meet water quality standards in the Red Cedar and Grand rivers. View it for sampling protocols and recommended strategies!

TRI-COUNTY VIRTUAL TRAIL EXPLORER

Embark on a virtual exploration of over 140 miles of regional hiking, biking, and water trails with our 360° tour of the tri-county area's trail system! 

Embark on a virtual exploration of over 140 miles of regional hiking, biking, and water trails with our 360° tour of the tri-county area's trail system! 

MI CAPITAL REGION DATA DASHBOARD

We've completed an update to our economic data dashboard to track critical economic, educational, workforce, health, social, and environmental metrics for our region. Stay tuned for additional updates in Spring 2021!

We've completed an update to our economic data dashboard to track critical economic, educational, workforce, health, social, and environmental metrics for our region. Stay tuned for additional updates in Spring 2021!

WATER TRAILS PLAN

Our Middle Grand River Water Trail Development Plan was recently updated to include Tri-County and local community implementation activities. Additionally, it received MidMEAC's 2020 Environmental Stewardship Award.

Our Middle Grand River Water Trail Development Plan was recently updated to include Tri-County and local community implementation activities. Additionally, it received MidMEAC's 2020 Environmental Stewardship Award.

GREATER LANSING TRAILS PLAN

We've partnered with the U.S. National Park Service to develop a plan for our regional trails system to improve the connectivity and accessibility of our region's parks, trails, and water amenities.

We've partnered with the U.S. National Park Service to develop a plan for our regional trails system to improve the connectivity and accessibility of our region's parks, trails, and water amenities.

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AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

We work with our partners and municipalities to coordinate a regionwide flyover, providing local, county, and state agencies and public utilities with aerial data and photography. Our latest aerial images were completed in May 2021. 

We work with our partners and municipalities to coordinate a regionwide flyover, providing local, county, and state agencies and public utilities with aerial data and photography. Our latest aerial images were completed in May 2021. 

ASSET MANAGEMENT

We're working with the Michigan Infrastructure Council to facilitate a regional approach for managing our infrastructure assets. Stay tuned for updates to come!

We're working with the Michigan Infrastructure Council to facilitate a regional approach for managing our infrastructure assets. Stay tuned for updates to come!