MAP: Creating Great Communities For All

The Michigan Association of Planning (MAP) is a 501 c 3 organization, dedicated to promoting sound community planning that benefits the residents of Michigan.

The Michigan Association of Planning exists to promote quality community planning through education, information and advocacy, statewide. 

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Giving Tuesday

Remember MAP's Scholarship Fund on Giving Tuesday (December 3, 2019)


 MAP Part of Multi-Organization Transportation Coalition

The Michigan Association of Planning is part of a larger coalition of stakeholders who are advocating for a transportation system that focuses on moving people from point A to Point B safely and efficiently, regardless of the mode they chose.  Read more about the coalition and the article that was published by Advance Michigan, here. 

Thank you to our Corporate Members!

The MAP Corporate Membership provides an opportunity for members to further the association’s mission, and provides recognition to the corporate member who says: I want MAP to be more involved, I want MAP to have a louder voice. Click here to view MAP's current Corporate Members and learn how your company can join at this membership level. 





Transportation Bonanza

Transportation Bonanza 11

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Lansing Center

The Transportation Bonanza draws planners, transportation planners, transportation engineers, and bicycle/pedestrian advocates. Click here to register

Metro Detroit Planners Group

The Michigan Association of Planning has a long history of activity in Metro Detroit. There are more planners employed by the city, non-profits, and the private sector than ever, and MAP is redoubling its programming efforts in the city to showcase Detroit’s planning, preservation and development efforts. Read more here. . .

Save Gas Money! MAP Workshops Come to You

Your community's planning officials don't have to spend money on gas to drive very far to attend MAP training programs. MAP's on-site workshop program brings the training to you. At an on-site workshop an instructor comes to your location, at a time and date convenient for your participants, and presents a comprehensive educational program, addressing the specific needs of your community. Click here to learn more about the program.