Transportation System Performance Evaluation


Metropolitan Council


May 30, 2023


This report is a comprehensive review of the Twin Cities transportation system as prepared by Metropolitan Council in 2023. The Minnesota State Legislature adopted statutes in 1996 requiring the Metropolitan Council to produce this report (previously called the Transportation System Audit). This report was prepared to inform the 2024 update to the region’s long-range transportation plan, the 2050 Transportation Policy Plan (2050 TPP).

Metropolitan Council

The Council’s mission is to foster efficient and economic growth for a prosperous metropolitan region

Chair: Charlie Zelle

Table 1: Metropolitan Council Members
District 1 Judy Johnson District 10 Peter Lindstrom
District 2 Reva Chamblis District 11 Susan Vento
District 3 Tyronne Carter District 12 Gail Cederberg
District 4 Deb Barber District 13 Chai Lee
District 5 Anjuli Cameron District 14 Willetha (Toni) Carter
District 6 John Pacheco Jr. District 15 Tenzin Dolkar
District 7 Robert Lilligren District 16 Wendy Wulff

The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning organization for the seven-county Twin Cities region. The Council operates the regional bus and rail system, collects and treats wastewater, coordinates regional water resources, plans and helps fund regional parks, and administers federal funds that provide housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income individuals and families. The 17-member Council board is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor.

On request, this publication will be made available in alternative formats to people with disabilities. Call Metropolitan Council information at 651-602-1140 or TTY 651-291-0904