Transportation Committee Meeting

Regular Meeting
November 8, 2021 | 4:00 p.m.
Minutes (PDF)


NOTICE: The Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct in-person meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 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

II.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

III.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Roll Call

October 25, 2021 meeting of the Transportation Committee

IV.

TAAC REPORT

V.

METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION SERVICES DIRECTOR AND METRO TRANSIT GENERAL MANAGER REPORTS

VI.

BUSINESS

  Consent Items – Roll Call
  1. 2021-283Authorize Execution of Contract Options with Gillig LLC Utilizing the State of
Washington’s Gillig Bus Contract – 3 Thirty-Foot Buses (Expansion) 21P354 (Paul Colton 651-602-1668)
  2. 2021-315 SW: 2022-2025 TIP Amendment: Hennepin County Traffic Signal Scope Change (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  3. 2021-316 SW: 2022-2025 TIP Amendment: Ramsey County Lexington Parkway Extension (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  4. 2021-317 SW: 2022-2025 TIP Amendment: MnDOT MN 3 Trail Construction (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  5. 2021-318 SW: 2022-2025 TIP Amendment: Orange Line Small Starts Grant Appropriation (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  6. 2021-319 SW: 2022-2025 TIP Amendment: MnDOT US 10 Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  7. 2021-320 SW: 2022-2025 TIP Amendment: MnDOT Retaining Wall in St. Paul (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  8. 2021-321 SW: 2022-2025 TIP Amendment: MnDOT US 952A Bridge Rehabilitation (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  9. 2021-322 SW: 2022-2025 TIP Amendment: Four TIP Amendments Approved for the 2021-2024 TIP (Joe Barbeau 651-602-1705)
  Non-Consent Items
  1. 2021-277 JT SW: 2021 November Capital Budget Amendment (Ed Petrie 612-349-7624, Heather Aagesen-Huebner 651-602-1728) – Roll Call
  2. 2021-314: Joint Powers Agreement: MN Department of Public Safety/Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (Leah Palmer 612-349-7232, Dana Jabs 612-349-7274) – Roll Call
  3. 2021-325: Rust Mitigation of Bombardier Light Rail Vehicles, Contract 20P035 (Ryan McTeague 612-341-5671, Chris Royston 612-341-5698, Jay Wesely 612-341-5638) – Roll Call  {presentation}

VII.

INFORMATION

  1. Q3 2021 Ridership Report (Eric Lind 612-349-7521, John Harper 651-602-1744)
  2. December Quarterly Service Changes (Adam Harrington 612-349-7797)

VIII.

ADJOURNMENT

 
JT            Joint business item; presented at two or more committees prior to being presented at Council
SW          Action taken by Committee and Council the same week
*              Additional materials included for items on published agenda
**             Additional business item added following publication of agenda
***           Backup materials available at the meeting

Committee information

Transportation Committee

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