Services & Technical Assistance
Tri-County offers services to the community to help advance local and regional goals for improving the Greater Lansing area. Our services help fulfill both our local communities' technical needs and implementation strategies outlined in our federally-mandated planning documents for the tri-county region.
Fees may apply.
Available services may vary depending on scope and resource availability.
Don't see a map you're looking for in our Map Gallery? Request a map using our submission form. We can create maps that are static (PDF) or interactive (GIS/Google) for a variety of socioeconomic, transportation and infrastructure, natural resource, and boundary datasets.
Technical & Data Assistance
Tri-County maintains a variety of data resources for the region and has several in-house technical staff specializing in assisting local communities with data, research, and educational requests. Below are examples of technical assistance and data-related activities we can provide:
data requests (e.g., employment, population projections)
data collection (e.g., traffic counters)
pavement condition rating (PASER)
microstudies and special projects
trainings and educational materials
Tri-County maintains a database of road names so developers and local planners looking to name a new street can check naming availability with Tri-County. Contact us to determine if your road name is available.
Tri-County's staff members are available to give presentations on a range of topics to government bodies, civic groups, and other organizations. We offer these presentations as a way to share our knowledge on regional trends and program areas with the community at large.
Letters of Support
Organizations seeking letters of support for funding applications, special projects, studies, collaborative partnerships, and other initiatives that advance the region and support goals outlined in Tri-County's planning documents may contact us to request a letter of support.
Master Plan Reviews
Tri-County staff reviews local communities' master plans for alignment with principles, trends, recommendations, and best practices outlined in our long-range Metropolitan Transportation Plan, Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, and Regional Growth: Choices for our Future policy document.
Asset Management Readiness Assessment
In collaboration with the Michigan Infrastructure Council, Tri-County staff will be offering assistance to local agencies impacted by PA 323, 324, and 325 in completing asset management assessments.
AICP Certification Maintenance
Tri-County is currently developing a program to assist planners in maintaining their certification with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).