Midland Area Transportation Study

Metropolitan Planning Organization

MATS Policy Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 10 AM at the Midland County Services Building, 4th Floor Conference (Room No. 472), 220 W. Ellsworth Street, Midland.  During the meeting, an opportunity for public comment will take place regarding transportation issues including proposed projects. Meeting agenda and other information available online at www.midlandmpo.com. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, aids/services may be requested within a reasonable time period to participate. This notice is used to satisfy the public participation process for the Program of Projects (POP) for the City of Midland DART, in accordance with Chapter 53 of Title 49 US Code. For more information contact Maja Bolanowska, MATS Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 989-832-6333.

MATS Policy Meeting Agenda May 2, 2017

Policy Committee Minutes - April 4, 2017

TIP Modifications - May 2017

Letter to MPOs and Urban TAs

MDOT Initial SGR Targets

EMCOG PR-5 Announcement for a Call for Projects

FHWA Performance Measures - April 18, 2017

US-10BR Study Presentation

Midland Area Transportation Study (MATS) is seeking a full-time Planner to assist in administration of Midland MPO with principal responsibility for technical tasks. Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, transportation, or related field is required. Two or more years of progressively responsible experience in transportation planning with either public or private agency required. Effective verbal and written communication skills, good knowledge of planning principles and practices; GIS familiarity a plus. 

General Summary

Carries out technical and administrative activities for the Midland Area Transportation Study (MATS) as outlined in the annual Unified Work Program (UWP), under the direction of MATS Director. Well versed in transportation planning as well as general planning techniques, processes and practices.

Assists in preparation of professional studies and reports required to maintain certified transportation planning process for the Midland Metropolitan Planning Organization. Responsible for the collection, tabulation and analysis of data in support of planning tasks. 

Public Notice

Public Comment and Open House Regarding MATS’ 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program

The Midland Area Transportation Study (MATS) is seeking public comment on the proposed 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program. The TIP outlines future programmed improvements to the area’s transportation system. It is available for review at the MATS office or on the MATS website at www.midlandmpo.com. The public can submit comments to MATS by mail - MATS, 220 W. Ellsworth Street, Suite 326, Midland, MI 48640, e-mail - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or phone - 989-832-6812; Comments to be submitted by May 24, 2016. An “Open House” to discuss the TIP will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, Community Room, 1710 W. St. Andrews Street, Midland. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, aids/services may be requested to participate in the meeting.

Click to view FY 2017-2020 TIP Report April 2016 Draft

If a person has Medicaid in Midland, Clare or Gladwin Counties and are approved for transportation (a call to their caseworker can confirm), then they can call 211 where they will be connected to a transportation broker to schedule a ride with participating providers. (The form that will need to be filled out for every ride - Medicaid's requirement - is attached).

Click to view Non Emergency Medical Transportation Card

Click to view Medical Transportation Statement

Download PDF (rev 06/01/2016)