Transportation Committee Meeting

Regular Meeting
April 8, 2024 | 4:00 p.m.
Location: Robert Street Council Chambers - Directions
Minutes (PDF)


Call to order

  1. Approval of the agenda
  2. Approval of March 25, 2024, Transportation Committee minutes

Employee recognition – Metropolitan Transportation Services

  1. MTS Executive Director


  1. Metropolitan Transportation Services Director
  2. Metro Transit General Manager
  3. Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee (TAAC)
  4. Joint Labor Management Safety Committee (JLMSC) Update

Consent business

  1. There are no items on the consent agenda

Non-consent business

  1. 2024-99 SW: Authorize Grant Agreements with SouthWest Transit and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (Heather Giesel 651-602-1715)
  2. 2024-63: Right-of-Way Acquisition Loan repayment from City of Shoreview and write-off for Parcel at I-694 and Rice Street (Tony Fischer 651-602-1703)
  3. 2024-95: Contract – Electric Bus and Charger Purchase Low/No Grant 2021, Contract 24P077 (Jeremiah Riter 612-349-5005)
  4. 2024-98: Contract – Electric Bus and Charger Purchase Low/No Grant 2023, Contract 24P077 (Jeremiah Riter 612-349-5005)
  5. 2024-97: Contract 20P040, Solid Waste and Recycling Material Removal – Amendment Three (Jeff Freeman 612-349-7527, Jody Jacoby 651-602-1144)


  1. 2024 Light Rail Capital Maintenance & Construction Update (Brian Funk 612-349-7514, Kristin Thompson 612-349-7782, Carlos Canchola 612-341-5696, Mark Leemon 612 349-7674)
  2. Light Rail Transit Service Update (Brian Funk 612-349-7514)


JT:       Joint business item; presented at two or more committees prior to being presented at Council
SW:      Action taken by the Council and Committee the same week
*           Agenda item changed following initial publication

Committee information

Transportation Committee

Committee contact:

Jenna Ernst
[email protected]