Transportation Committee Meeting

Regular Meeting
July 10, 2023 | 4:00 p.m.
Location: Heywood Council Chambers - Directions
Minutes (PDF)


Agenda

Call to Order

  1. Approval of the Agenda
  2. Approval of June 26, 2023 Transportation Committee minutes

Reports

  1. Metropolitan Transportation Services Director
  2. Metro Transit General Manager
  3. Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee (TAAC)

Consent Business

  1. 2023-122: METRO E Line - Cooperative Construction Agreement with City of Minneapolis for Hennepin Avenue South (Evan Owens-Ambrogio 612-349-7509)
  2. 2023-123: METRO E Line - Cooperative Construction Agreement with Hennepin County for Hennepin / 1st Avenues (Evan Owens-Ambrogio 612-349-7509)
  3. 2023-124: METRO E Line - Cooperative Construction Agreement with Hennepin County for University Avenue / 4th Street SE (Evan Owens-Ambrogio 612-349-7509)
  4. 2023-126: Contract 21P304 Hoglund Bus - Amendment #1 (Paul Colton 651-602-1668)
  5. 2023-141: Metro Mobility Radio Upgrade, Contract 23P161 (Clay Stenback 651-602-1664)
  6. 2023-156: Authorization to Apply for Section 5311 Formula Grant for Rural Areas Funding, Resolution 2023-9 (Shelia Williams 651-602-1709)

Non-Consent Business

  1. 2023-147: Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) Funding Allocation Options for FY 2025-2027 (Steve Peterson 651-602-1819)
    • Presentation: 2023-147: Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) Funding Allocation Options for FY 2025-2027
  2. Purchase of 6 Low Floor Small Buses – MVTA
    • Proposed Motion to Rescind Previously Adopted Business Item 2023-127
    • 2023-151: Purchase of 6 Low Floor Small Buses – MVTA (Paul Colton 651-602-1668)
  3. 2023-105: METRO Green Line Extension Systems Construction Change Order and Cumulative Change Order Authority Increase, Contract 17P000 (Nic Dial 612-373-3974)
    • Presentation: 2023-105: METRO Green Line Extension Systems Construction Change Order and Cumulative Change Order Authority Increase, Contract 17P000
  4. 2023-132 SW: METRO F Line – Master Partnership Contract with MnDOT, Work Order #12 (22I003L) (Frank Alarcon 612-349-7692)
    • Presentation: 2023-132 SW: METRO F Line – Master Partnership Contract with MnDOT, Work Order #12 (22I003L) & 2023-125 SW: METRO F Line - Engineering and Construction Administration Services, Contract 22P400
  5. 2023-125 SW: METRO F Line - Engineering and Construction Administration Services, Contract 22P400 (Frank Alarcon 612-349-7692)
  6. 2023-137: METRO Blue Line Extension Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Contract #22P366 (Chris Beckwith 651-602-199, Neha Damle 612-373-3811)
  7. 2023-143: Northstar Corridor Funding Agreement with State of Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) | Resolution 2023-6 (Ed Petrie 612-349-7624)
  8. 2023-149: University of Minnesota Universal Transit Pass for Staff & Faculty (Ed Petrie 612-349-7624, Lisa Anderson 612-349-7626)
  9. 2023-150: Approve Title VI Fare Equity Analysis for the Transit Fare Elimination Pilot Program (Dennis Dworshak 612-349-7364, Andrea Kiepe 612-349-7747)
    • Presentation: 2023-150: Approve Title VI Fare Equity Analysis for the Transit Fare Elimination Pilot Program
    • Additional Material: Title VI Fare Equity Analysis Report

Information

  1. Ridership Report (John Harper 651-602-1744)
  2. Update on the 2050 Transportation Policy Plan (Cole Hiniker 651-602-1748)

Committee information

Transportation Committee

Committee contact:
Jenna Ernst
Jenna.Ernst@metc.state.mn.us
651-602-1758