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Get Involved! Participate in MDOT Decisions

Public participation is integral to efficient, effective and responsive transportation decisions. MDOT values and encourages public involvement throughout its planning processes. From goal setting to prioritizing projects to environmental clearance, the public plays an important role in shaping Michigan's transportation system. Through two-way information sharing, stakeholders and MDOT join together to develop plans that best meet the ongoing transportation needs of the state. The following content and links provide a road map for assuring the public's voice is not only heard, but makes a difference in moving Michigan forward.

MDOT 5-Year Transportation Program
The multi-modal program, projects and rationale MDOT is pursuing to implement the goals and policies outlined by the State Transportation Commission.

State Transportation Improvement Program
A federally required planning document listing surface transportation projects MDOT plans to fund over four years with available and sufficient federal aid.

State Long-Range Transportation Plan
MDOT's policy plan for transforming Michigan's transportation system through 2035

Environmental Clearance Process
Project studies that analyze their potential to impact our human and natural environnment

Ensuring Equity and Access to Full Participation
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the overarching civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on race, color, or national origin in any program, service or activity that receives federal assistance.



For more information on how to participate in MDOT's statewide and project planning processes, please contact:
Robert H. Parsons
Public Involvement and Hearings Officer, Bureau of Highway Development
Michigan Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 30050
Lansing, MI 48909
Voice: 517-373-9534
FAX: 517-335-5696
parsonsb@michigan.gov

Please include name, organization (if applicable), and street address in e-mail.

Related Content
 •  MDOT Strategic Plan 2013 PDF icon
 •  Michigan State Rail Plan
 •  FHWA's Citizen Guide to the Transportation Planning Process
 •  MI Travel Counts
 •  Transportation and Economy Report PDF icon
 •  Economic Impact Analysis of the Michigan Transportation Investment Packages PDF icon
 •  MDOT's Authorization Position
 •  State Long-Range Plan (SLRP)
 •  Five-Year Program
 •  Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: a Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)
 •  Goals, Objectives & Performance Measures PDF icon
 •  Revenue Gap and Investment Packages Report PDF icon
 •  Investing to Achieve the Vision Report PDF icon
 •  Corridors and Borders Reports
 •  Preferred vision for an integrated transportation system
 •  State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)
 •  Michigan Transit Strategic Plan 2000-2020 (Large File) PDF icon
 •  Michigan Transit Strategic Plan 2000-2020 (Exec. Summary)  PDF icon
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