Transportation Advisory Board Meeting

Regular Meeting
April 21, 2021 | 12:30 p.m.


NOTICE: Governor Walz has declared a peacetime emergency (Emergency Executive Order 20-01) in response to COVID-19 and the Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct an in-person meetings for reasons stated in the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order. Accordingly, committee members will participate in this meeting via telephone or other electronic means and the meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the date and time stated above. We encourage you to monitor the meeting remotely. If you have comments, we encourage members of the public to email us at public.info@metc.state.mn.us. We will respond to your comments in a timely manner.

Agenda

I.

CALL TO ORDER – ROLL CALL

II.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA (automatic approval, roll call only if amended)

III.

REPORTS (12:40-1:00)

  1. TAB Chair’s Report – Jim Hovland, Chair
  2. Agency Reports – MnDOT, MPCA, MAC, and Metropolitan Council
  3. TAC Report – Jon Solberg, TAC Chair

IV.

BUSINESS (1:00-1:15)

  Consent Items
  1. Minutes of March 17, 2021, meeting of the Transportation Advisory Board
  2. 2021-16: 2021-2024 Streamlined TIP Amendment for MVTA: Burnsville Bus Garage Expansion (Jon Solberg, TAC Chair)
  3. 2021-17: 2021-2024 Streamlined TIP Amendment for Metro Transit: Regional Transit Farebox Upgrades (Jon Solberg, TAC Chair)
  Non-Consent Items
  1. 2021-15: Project Selection - 2020 Regional Solicitation Arterial Bus Rapid Transit Line (Jon Solberg, TAC Chair{presentation}

V.

INFORMATION (1:15-2:45)

  1. Community-Based Coalition Work to Advance Regional Equity (Joo Hee Pomplun, The Alliance)
  2. RBTN and Bike Barriers Update Processes (Steve Elmer, MTS)
  3. Electric Vehicle Study (Tony Fischer, MTS; Katelyn Bocklund, Great Plains Institute)

VII.

ITEMS OF TAB MEMBERS

VIII.

OTHER BUSINESS

IX.

ADJOURNMENT

 
Please notify the Council at 651-602-1000 or 651-291-0904 (TTY) if you require special accommodations to attend this meeting. Upon request, the Council will provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities.

Committee information

Transportation Advisory Board

Committee contact:
Elaine Koutsoukos
651.602.1717