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The Michigan Transportation Planning Association is a voluntary association of public organizations and agencies which are responsible for the administration of transportation planning activities throughout the State of Michigan.

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The Association dedicates itself to professional development and the improvement of urban transportation planning in Michigan.  These dual goals are achieved by providing educational opportunities for, and fostering communication among, the practitioners of urban transportation planning in Michigan.

The Association shall serve as a bona-fide purchasing agent to act on behalf of its members in acquisitions that will benefit the purposes of its members.

2023 MTPA Conference Award Winners

Congratulations to the following individuals/agencies on their accomplishments! 

Best Senior Planner = Laurel Joseph (Grand Valley Metropolitan Council)
Best Junior Planner = Ali Townsend (Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study)
Ray Lenze Friend of Transportation Award = Lindsey Dowswell (Michigan Department of Transportation)
Best Practice Award = Grand Valley Metropolitan Council 

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