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TTCI: Traverse Transportation Coordinating Committee


The mission of the Traverse Transportation Coordinating Initiative (TTCI) is to provide coordinated leadership and direction for the development and conduct of the continuing, cooperative and comprehensive transportation planning process for the Traverse City urban area.


For More Information Please Contact:

Rob Carson
(231) 929-5000
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Status of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

The US Census Bureau released the 2020 Census Qualifying Urban Areas on December 29th and Traverse City - Garfield has a population of 56,890 which meets the 50,000 population threshold to be considered to become an MPO. Networks Northwest and TTCI continuously work with MDOT regarding this designation and this website will be updated accordingly. 

For a complete history of TTCI, please visit the about/history page. 

Public input

A drop-in public input session will be held on Tuesday, July 25th from 4-7pm in the Conference Room at the Traverse City MI Works! Office located at 1209 S. Garfield Ave. Traverse City, MI 49686.  We welcome the public to come and provide input on all modes of transportation in the greater Traverse City area.  Come speak with professional planning staff and TTCI Board members, sharing your thoughts, concerns, support, and questions.

TTCI Documents

2023 Schedule

Agendas/Meeting Minutes

TTCI Members


FY23 Unified Work Program

2020 Final Freight Plan

2014 Vision 2035 Document

2016 East/West Connection

For information on the East-West Corridor Transportation Study please visit:


REGIONAL PROJECTS and educational information

MPO Frequently Asked Questions



Networks Northwest always proves to be a valued resource for our local government planning efforts. No organization does a better job of convening partners, promoting collaboration, and reporting on the data than does Networks Northwest

Ty Wessell, Leelanau County Commissioner