Midland Area Transportation Study

Metropolitan Planning Organization

MATS Policy Committee meetings are scheduled for the first Tuesday of every month. Technical Committee meetings are scheduled for the third Wednesday of every month.

2017 Schedule

The Policy Committee generally acts under the advisement of the MATS Technical Committee, which reviews in detail the activities of the MATS and provides recommendations to the Policy Committee. The Technical Committee is composed of technically-oriented delegates who represent various transportation, planning, engineering and other interests in the area. It also includes representatives from MDOT. The Technical Committee is generally meeting once a month and the meetings are open to the public.

The MATS is governed by a Policy Committee that includes various elected and appointed officials from the agencies within MATS area and nearby plus representatives from the Michigan Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Policy Committee is where final decisions are made with regard to the function and direction of MATS, its program and policy. The Policy Committee is generally meeting once a month and the meetings are open to the public.

The purpose of the Subcommittee is to overview MATS in terms of finances, staffing, office expenditures, and any other details with respect to MATS daily functioning. Administrative Subcommittee reports to Policy Committee.