Metropolitan Planning Commission

Contact: Doug Bell
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48602
Phone: (989) 797-6800
Fax: (989) 797-6809

The Saginaw County Metropolitan Planning Commission serves as the Policy Body for transportation planning activities conducted by SMATS, the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). The SCMPC also serves to support and advise the planning efforts conducted by the cities, villages and townships in the county.

New Items and Notices

MDOT Announces Two Road Projects in Saginaw County using the State's "Roads and Risks Reserve Fund." Click on the link for more information: Saginaw Roads and Risks Reserve Projects 

List of SMATS Obligated Federal Transportation Projects for FY 2013. Click on the link below.

SMATS FY 2013 Obligated Federal Projects

Note that "obligated" means that the funds were appropriated in FY 2013.  It does not mean that the projects were necessarily completed in 2013.  Contact the SMATS office with any questions.


Saginaw Metropolitan Area Transportation Study - Transportation Improvement Program

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is an integral part of the planning process for the Saginaw Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (SMATS). Click on the following links for details: 

Draft TIP for 2014 thru 2017 (Full Report) 

Draft 2014-2017 TIP Project Lists ONLY

Draft 2014-2017 TIP Financial Constraint Table

2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

The individual plan chapters are available below:

Table of Contents Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Existing System
Chapter 3 Goals Chapter 4 Population and Employment Chapter 5 Urban Area Travel Demand Model
Chapter 6 Transportation Projects Chapter 7 Financial Analysis Chapter 8 Environmental Mitigation
Chapter 9 Environmental Justice Chapter 10 Public Participation and Consultation Chapter 11 Illustrative Projects

   The full plan document is also available here as a PDF (27.1 MB):  Draft 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan


2010 Census: Population of Saginaw County cities and townships

TIP Project List approved 02-13-13



General Information