Multimodal Transportation Commission

MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION

Subcommittee Agenda & Minutes: Greenway Committee & Transit Committee

The Commission consists of 9 voting members and 3 non-voting members, all of whom shall be residents of the City of Asheville.  Two voting members represent transit interests, two voting members represent greenway interests, two voting members represent bicycle/pedestrian interests, and three are at-large members.  One representative each from the Neighborhood Advisory Committee, Planning & Zoning Commission, and Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy & the Environment are ex-officio non-voting members. 

Members shall represent various modes of transportation to include, but not be limited to:  transit, greenways, automobiles, bikes, pedestrians, etc.  Members shall possess expertise and interest in the sustainability and development of multimodal transportation and demonstrate willingness to participate actively in Commission efforts.

The Commission will (1) recommend policies for the development/integration of multimodal transportation planning and education to the City; (2) assist with the development of a multimodal transportation system; (3) assist the City with the implementation of best management practices for educating the public on the benefits of multimodal transportation; (4) assist in the sustainability, development and implementation of the multimodal transportation plan; and (5) assist in the prioritization of the Capital Improvement Plan as it relates to multimodal transportation projects.

The Commission meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month (except in November and December) beginning at 3:00 p.m. in the 1st Floor Conference Room in City Hall.

Date Agenda Approved Minutes Supporting Documents                     2016 MMTC Minutes                           
December 2, 2015 12-2-16 MMTC Minutes.pdf  
October 28, 2015 10-28-15 MMTC Minutes.pdf  
September 23,2015 9-23-15 MMTC Minutesjgm.pdf  
August 26, 2015 MMTC_8-26-15_Minutes.pdf  
July 22, 2015

Minutes.pdf

 
June 16, 2015 Retreat Notes.pdf  
May 27, 2015 Minutes.pdf  
April 22, 2015 Minutes  
March 25, 2015 Minutes  
February 25, 2015 Minutes.pdf  
January 28, 2015 Meeting Materials  
 
December 3, 2014 Meeting Materials  
October 22, 2014 Meeting Materials  
September 24, 2014 Meeting Materials  
August 27, 2014 Meeting Materials  
July 23, 2014 Meeting Materials  
June 25, 2014 Meeting Materials  
May 28, 2014 Minutes  
April 23, 2014 Agenda Minutes  
March 26, 2014 Agenda Minutes  
February 26, 2014 Agenda Minutes  
 
December 4, 2013 Agenda Minutes  
October 23, 2013 Agenda Minutes  
September 25, 2013 Agenda Minutes  
August 28, 2013 Agenda Minutes  

Chair - Bruce Emory - emory22@charter.net.
Agenda:  

For more information on the Multimodal Transportation Commission, please contact Board Liaison at gwenwisler@avlcouncil.com.

 Meetings:  Next regularly scheduled Multimodal Transportation Commission meeting on January 27, 2016 from 3-5pm in the 1st Floor Conference Room of City Hall.

 General Information

2013 Annual Report
Multimodal Commission 2014 Annual Report.pdf


GREENWAY COMMITTEE

The mission of the City of Asheville's Greenway Committee is to advise the Multimodal Transportation Commission and City staff on implementation of a system of greenways within Asheville by integrating City and County Parks and Transportation plans while educating and engaging the public and advocating for funding.  The Greenway Committee consists of at least seven members and up to eleven members. All are appointed by the Multimodal Transportation Commission. The terms of office are three years. Beginning May 7, 2015, the Committee will meet the first Thursday of each month, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the first floor conference room of City Hall. 

Please click here for a Greenway Committee Application Form. 

Chair - Mary Weber  mary@maryweberdesign.com 

Agenda:  2/4/16: NOTE:  CHANGE IN GREENWAY COMMITTEE MEETING VENUE:

GREENWAY COMMITTEE AGENDA

February 4, 2016

3:30-5:00 pm

                                                                                                   Police/Fire Training Room - Muncipal Building

100 Court Plaza

 

Current Committee Members: Mary Weber, Chair, Rich Lee, Vice-Chair, Amy Vanden Heuvel, Forrest Merithew, Jim Grode, John Ridout, Kimberly Williams, Meredith Gregory, David Nutter, Sarah Goldman and Stephanie Gillis.

1.         Call To Order
  Introductions

  February 4, 2016 Agenda - review and approval
●  January 7, 2015 Minutes– review and approval

 2.         Public Comment

3.         New Business

   Presentations:

  ♦ Native plantings, pollinators, and edibles along greenways – Bill Jones – Carolina Native Nursery;

  ♦ Bee City USA - Phyllis Stiles;

  ♦ Monarch Rescue - Nina Veteto

   Access points on the eastside French Broad – Lucy
●   Solve acoustics issues for the room – Lucy, Mary

 4.   Staff Updates
   Transportation – List of Projects – Lucy

 5.  Unfinished Business

●   GC/Friends of Connect Buncombe joint orientation update - Kim

   Retreat - Mary

●   Natural surface trails – Lucy and Kim

 6.   Greenway Committee Updates
   Multimodal Transportation Commission Update – Jim

●   Friends of Connect Buncombe:  Kim

●   Asheville Parks & Greenway Foundation: Lucy

●   City of Asheville Parks and Recreation: Forrest

●   Friends of Hominy Creek:  Amy

●   Friends of Canie Creek: Rich

 7.         Public Comment

 8.  Future agenda items

  Next Meeting:  Thursday March 3, 2016.  1:00-5pm – Retreat at Harvest House

 

 

 December 10, 2015  12-10-15 Greenway Committee Minutes.pdf  
 November 5, 2015  11-5-15 Greenway Committee minutes.pdf  
 October 1, 2015  10-1-15 Greenway Committee Minutes.pdf  
 September 3, 2015  9-3-15_Greenway Committee Minutes.pdf  
August 6, 2015 8-6-15 GC Minutes.pdf  
June 2, 2015 6-4-15 GC Minutes.pdf  
May 7, 2015 5-7-2015 GC Minutes.pdf
April 9, 2015 4-9-15 GC Minutes.pdf
February 12, 2015 2-12-2015 GC Minutes.pdf
January 8, 2015 1-22-15 GC Minutes.pdf
     
December 11, 2014 Meeting Materials
November 13, 2014 Agenda
October 30, 2014 Retreat Minutes
September 11, 2014 Meeting Materials
August 14, 2014 Meeting Materials
July 10, 2014 Meeting Materials
June 12, 2014 Minutes                              
 April 10, 2014 Minutes  
 March 13, 2014 Minutes  
 February 20, 2014 Minutes  
     
December 12, 2013 Minutes
November 14, 2013 Minutes
October 10, 2013 Minutes
May 9, 2013 Minutes
April 11, 2013 Minutes
March 14, 2013 Minutes
February 14, 2013 Minutes
January 10, 2013 Minutes

 

 





TRANSIT COMMITTEE

The Committee functions as an advisory board to the Multimodal Transportation Commission and to the City staff on matters affecting the transit system and its operation.  The Transit Committees consists of at least seven members and up to eleven members. All are appointed by the Multimodal Transportation Commission. The terms of office are three years. The Asheville Transit Committee will meet the first Tuesday of every month from 3:30 to 5:00 PM. The meetings will be held at City Hall in the first floor conference room.

Please click here for a Transit Committee Application Form.

Chair - Adam Charnack charnack@gmail.com

                                                                                                          Transit Committee Meeting
                                                                                                                   Tuesday 2/2/16
                                                                                                                        3:30-5pm
                                                                                                         1st Floor Conference - City Hall

Current Transit Committee Members: Adam Charnack, Chair; Valarie Macklin, Anthony Mitchell, Gary Ray, Lauren Noto, Bruce Emory; Calvin Allen; Charlton Owens; Dave Erb; Edward Johnson; Tom Tomlin.
 

1.      Call To Order

·        Welcome announcement and explanation of public comment standards and opportunities

·        Introductions

·        February 2, 2016 Agenda - review and approval

·        January 5, 2015 Minutes - review and approval 
 

2.      Public Comment

3.      Transit Committee noteworthy transit experiences in riding the bus

4.     
New Business

·        Vote/appointment of Vice Chair of TC

·        Transit grant for Road Safety Audit of Patton Ave.– US DOT Mayors Challenge

·        Discussion of better meeting times for TC
 

5.      Unfinished Business

·        TC Goals Progress Report – group discussion – attached

o   Expanding Service – County, Super Service Pilot Project

o   Increase Funding – business engagement, Friends of Transit, new funding options

o   Marketing and Education – ads, Facebook, new outlets, funding for marketing staff

·        MMTC Update – Bruce
 

6.      Staff updates

·        Transit Management Contract/RFP update

·        Transit Master Plan (TMP) update

·        Suspension policy update/ETA

·        Carrying groceries/strollers update/ETA

·        List of Projects – attached

·        ART monthly operating statistics – attached
 

7.      Public Comment

8.      Future Agenda Items

·        Advertising policy (spring)

·        Complaint system – Mariate and Rose to have report by February

9.      Next Meeting: March 1, 2016 – 3:30-5pm – 1st Floor Conference Room

 Adjournment

2015 

 

 2014

 
                2016                       
 December 1  12-1-15 TC Minutes.pdf      
 November 3  11-3-15 TC Minutes.pdf      
 October 6  10-6-15 TC Minutes.pdf      
 September 1  9-1-2015 TC Minutes.pdf      
August 4  8-4-2015 TC Minutes.pdf      
July 7 7-7-2015 Minutes.pdf      
June 2  Minutes      
May 5 5-5-15 TC minutes.pdf December 2 Meeting Materials  
April 7  4-7-2015 TC Minutes.pdf October 24 Retreat Minutes  
March 3  3-3-15 TC Minutes.pdf October 7 Meeting Materials  
February 3  2-3-14 TC Minutes.pdf September 2 Meeting Materials  
January 6  1-6-15 TC Minutes.pdf August 5 Meeting Materials  
June 3 Meeting Materials  
May 6 Meeting Materials  
April 1 Meeting Materials  
March 4 Minutes  
February 4 Minutes  
January 14 Minutes  
2013  2012  
December 3 Minutes  December 4 Minutes  
November 5 Minutes November 6 Minutes  
October 1 Minutes October 16 Retreat Minutes  
June 4 Minutes August 7 Minutes  
May 7 Minutes July 13 Minutes  
April 2 Minutes June 5 Minutes  
March 5 Minutes May 2 Minutes  
January 2013 2012 Annual Report April 3 Minutes  
March 8 Minutes  
February 7 Minutes  
January 3 Minutes  


 

 

ART Station  (Asheville Transit Station)

49 Coxe Avenue, Asheville NC 28801  

M - F 6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Sat 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Sundays & Holidays 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

(828) 253-5691 / E-mail: iride@ashevillenc.gov


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