The Region 2 Planning Commission is starting on the development of the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan. This is the is the official transportation plan for the Jackson Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), and forms the basis for future transportation funding decisions. The plan identifies transportation-related projects and policies, and is for all transportation modes and facilities – transit, rail, pedestrians, bicycles, freight, roads and vehicles, etc. The last plan was completed 5 years ago, and federal law requires an updated plan every 5 years.

For more information, questions, or comments, please contact Tanya DeOliveira, Transportation Planner at or (517)745-9041.

Kickoff Meeting

The 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan Public Kickoff Meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Jackson County Tower Building, 120 West Michigan Avenue, Jackson, Michigan 49201 on the 17th floor. Staff from the Region 2 Planning Commission is seeking input from the community to aid in the development of the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan. A public input meeting is scheduled to provide an overview of the plan and allow the public to share their priorities for the Jackson area transportation system. Input from the meeting will be used to help shape priorities for the plan.

Accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities and limited English-speaking ability in advance of the meeting.

Please contact Tanya DeOliveira at or 517.745.9041 for more project information or to address accommodations needed.