These transportation studies, reports, and policies inform and support the Council's federally-required planning documents (see Key Transportation Planning Documents) as well as guide decision-making about transportation services and investments. See also All Transportation Publications & Resources.
Electric Vehicle Planning Study
We are laying the groundwork for electrification by studying the technical background and supportive actions regional partners can take, the investment needed to build and run a charging system, the positive impacts on climate change and public health, and the hurdles we face in adopting the technology. More about the Electric Vehicle Planning Study.
Transportation Demand Management Evaluation & Implementation Study
The purpose of this 2010 study was to outline a clear process for selecting, funding, and implementing transportation demand management (TDM) strategies and also structuring and evaluating the Twin Cities TDM program. More about the Transportation Demand Management Evaluation & Implementation Study.
Transportation System Performance Evaluation
This 2009 document describes and evaluates the regional transit system, including transit providers, performance statistics, comparison to peer regions, capital investments, and more. More about the Transportation System Performance Evaluation.
Travel Behavior Inventory (TBI)
Every 10 years, the Council conducts a battery of surveys to find out where, how, when, how often, and why people in the region travel, to provide policymakers and researchers the most current data about travel in the region. More about the TBI.
Regional Vehicle Fleet Policy
Regional Vehicle Fleet Policy outlines federal requirements for all area transit providers. More about the Regional Vehicle Fleet Policy.