Transportation Advisory Board Meeting

Regular Meeting
September 20, 2023 | 12:30 p.m.
Location: Robert Street Council Chambers - Directions
Minutes (PDF)


Call to Order

  1. Approval of the Agenda

Public Invitation

Invitation to interested persons to address the Transportation Advisory Board. Pre-register at [email protected]. Each speaker is limited to a three-minute presentation.

Reports (12:35-12:55)

  1. TAB Chair’s Report – Jim Hovland, Chair
  1. Agency Reports
    • MnDOT, MPCA, MAC, Metropolitan Council, STA
  2. TAC Report – Jeni Hager, TAC Chair

Approval of Minutes (12:55-1:00)

  1. Approval of August 16, 2023, Transportation Advisory Board minutes

Non-Consent Business (1:00-1:15)

  1. 2023-44: Adoption of 2024 Unified Planning Work Program (Jeni Hager, TAC Chair)  {report}

Information (1:15-2:25)

  1. Urban Freight Distribution Study (Steve Elmer, MTS)
  2. Transportation Policy Plan Objectives and Background (Cole Hiniker, MTS)
    • Discussion Questions
      • Do these objectives strike the right balance between multimodal investment and the need to strategically focus highway investment?
      • Should climate change objectives be specific or broad? How should we relate to state targets?
      • Is the proposed approach to integrate preservation activities into policies clear and reasonable?

Items of TAB members


Other Business



*           Agenda item changed following initial publication

Committee information

Transportation Advisory Board

Committee contact:

Elaine Koutsoukos
[email protected]