Midland Area Transportation Study

Metropolitan Planning Organization

MATS is beginning the process of developing FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Interested agencies (cities, townships, villages, road commissions, transit providers within MATS area), please send in details of proposed projects to utilize federal funding in FY 2017-2020 by November 17. Project review, discussion and selection will start at December 1st MATS meetings.

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Public meetings are normally held the first Tuesday of every month in the Midland County Services Building, located at 220 W. Ellsworth, Midland, MI 48642. Technical Committee Meetings start at 10:00am followed by the Policy Committee Meeting at 11:00am. Please check this site or contact the MATS director to verify dates, times and locations for upcoming meetings.


Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Goal

Pursuant to U.S. Department of Transportation regulations at 49 CFR § 26.45 titled “Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation Financial Assistance Programs,” MDOT seeks comment on its DBE participation goals for its FTA-funded bus transit and Metropolitan Planning Organization DBE program.


Midland Area Transportation Study (MATS)

Proposed State and/or Federal Application for Capital Assistance

All citizens are advised that MATS has prepared an application for State of Michigan financial assistance for fiscal year 2016 as required under Act 51 of the Public Acts of 1951, as amended, and for federal assistance as required under the federal transit laws, as amended.

MATS is requesting $46,400 through the SDNT funding source for Midland County Public Transportation Study. The proposed application is on file at MATS, 220 W. Ellsworth Street Suite 326, Midland MI, and may be reviewed during a 30-day period (02/06/2015-03/06/2015) at MATS office, between 8:30am and 5:00pm, or on MATS website at www.midlandmpo.com. Written comments regarding the application must be received by 03/07/2015 to address above or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Opportunity for public comment will take place at March 3, 2015 MATS Policy Committee meeting.

MATS ensures that the level and quality of transportation service is provided without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. For more information regarding our Title VI obligations please contact MATS.

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