Comment on draft Public Transit and Human Services Transportation Coordinated Plan by Dec. 27

Posted In: Transportation
Date: 11/12/2019

The Metropolitan Council is receiving public comment on the Draft Public Transit and Human Services Transportation Coordinated Plan. The plan supports coordination of transportation services between transit providers and human service agencies that serve people who have a disability, older adults, and people who have low incomes.

A steering committee and workshop participants representing public and private transportation providers, human service transportation providers, state agencies, riders, healthcare providers, counties, and organizations who serve these populations, worked together to identify barriers to service and strategies to improve access.

The plan is required for distributing federal funding under the Federal Transit Administration Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities program (also referred to as Section 5310). This program is administered by MnDOT.

Submit a comment

The Met Council will receive comments on the Draft Public Transit and Human Services Transportation Coordinated Plan through 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 27.

For more information, contact Heidi Schallberg, senior planner, at Heidi.Schallberg@metc.state.mn.us or 651-602-1721.

Next steps

At the close of the public comment period, Council staff will prepare a public comment report, provided to the Council for its final review of the plan. Individuals may also request a copy of the public comment report at 651-602-1500 or public.info@metc.state.mn.us.

The Met Council plans to consider final adoption of the Public Transit and Human Services Transportation Coordinated Plan in 2020.

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