Multimodal Transportation Commission

MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION

Committees Agenda & Minutes: Greenway Committee Transit Committee, Bicycle/Pedestrian Task Force

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.

Chair - Bruce Emory - emory22@charter.net.

 

Agenda

Multimodal Transportation Commission

August 24, 2016 3-5pm

1st Floor Conference Room – City Hall

Current Board Members: Bruce Emory, Chair; Terri March, Vice Chair; John Ridout, Mary Weber; Philip Lenowitz; Till Dohse; Kristy Carter; Rich Lee, Kim Roney, Dave Nutter, and Billie Lofland.

1. Call to Order
● Welcoming of members, staff and public
● Introductions
● August 24, 2016 – Agenda – review and approval
● July 27, 2016 Minutes – review and approval – attached

2. Public Comment

3. Unfinished Business 
● I-26 (standing item)-Bruce Emory
● Comp plan update-John Ridout
● Open Streets-Till Dohse

 4. New Business 
● Fonta Flora Trail Extension to Asheville – Approval Needed - Lucy
● Streamlining  process for multi modal membership – Bruce Emory
● NCDOT/ City task force-Mariate Echeverry
● AIM implementation Task Force-Bruce Emory
● Bond Referendum - attached - Ken Putnam
 
5. General Committee Updates: – latest agendas attached: 
● Transit Committee
● Greenway Committee
● Bike/Ped Task Force
● Planning & Zoning Commission
● Sustainable Advisory Committee on Energy and Environment (SACEE) 
● Neighborhood Advisory Committee

6. MMTC goals: attached

7. Staff Updates: 
● List of Projects – attached - Mariate

9. Future Agenda Items:
● Update on Parking Study including shuttle
● Pedestrian/Bicycle safety audit study
● TDM presentation

Next Meeting: September 28, 2016 – 3-5pm 1st Floor Conference Room-City Hall

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


    


           

Date Approved Minutes Supporting Documents                     2016 MMTC Minutes                           
 July 27, 2016    6-22-16 MMTC-Meeting Minutes.pdf    
 June 22, 2016    6-22-16 MMTC-Meeting Minutes.pdf    
 May 25, 2016   5-25-16 MMTC Minutes BE.pdf

   
 April 27, 2016    4-27-16 MMTC-Minutes.pdf    
 March 23, 2015    3-23-16 MMTC-MinutesFinal.pdf    
February 24, 2016    2-24-16 MMTC.pdf    
 January 27, 2016    1-27-16 MMTC-minutes.pdf    
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 Minutes  
March 26, 2014 Minutes  
February 26, 2014 Minutes  
 
December 4, 2013 Minutes  
October 23, 2013 Minutes  
September 25, 2013 Minutes  
August 28, 2013 Minutes  

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

 Meetings:  Regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Multimodal Transporttion Commission meetings is held on 4th Wednesday from 3-5pm in the 1st Floor Conference Room - City Hall

 General Information

2013 Annual Report


Multimodal Commission 2014 Annual Report.pdf

Multimodal Commission 2015 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.  As of 2/4/16 the new meeting location is the Police/Fire Training Room 4th Floor of Municipal Building located at 100 Court Plaza.
Chair: Mary Weber: mary@maryweberdesign.com

GREENWAY COMMITTEE AGENDA
September 1, 2016
3:30-5:00 pm
4
th Floor Training Room, Municipal Building

Current Committee Members: Mary Weber, Chair, Rich Lee, Vice-Chair, Amy Vanden Heuvel, Forrest Merithew, John Ridout, Kimberly Williams, Meredith Gregory, David Nutter, Stephanie Gillis, Sunny Kent Clark and Marcus Barskdale.

1. Call To Order

·    Introductions

·    September 1, 2016 Agenda - review and approval

·    August 4, 2016 – Minutes – review and approval

2.    Public Comment

 3.  New Business

4.   Staff Updates

·    Transportation – List of Projects – attached-Lucy

5. Unfinished Business

·      Bond update and GC role

·      Review retreat goals and next steps: attached - Mary

·      Outreach: Mary and Amy

6. Greenway Committee Updates

·    Multimodal Transportation Commission Update –Rich, John

·    Friends of Connect Buncombe: Kim

·    Asheville Parks and Recreation Board: Amy

·    Asheville Parks & Greenway Foundation: Lucy

·    Friends of Hominy Creek: Amy

7. Future agenda items

Next Meeting: Thursday October 6, 2016. 3:30-5pm – Training Room, Municipal Building

 

 


Click here for Greenway Committee Application

 

  MINUTES                                                                                                                              
 July 7, 2016  Final 7-7-2016 Greenway MW edits.pdf
 June 2, 2016  6-2-16-Greenway Meeting Minutes.pdf  
 May 5-2016 Greenway Committee field trip  
 April 7, 2016 4-7-2016 Greenway Committee Mtg Minutes.pdf

 
 March 3, 2016  2016 Retreat Notes.docx  
 February 4, 2016  2-4-16 Greenway Committee Minutes.pdf  
 January 7, 2016 1-7-16 Greenway Committee Minutes.pdf  
 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.co

                                                             

       IMPORTANT NOTICE:  

City of Asheville Transit Committee Meeting Change in Date and Venue

The City of Asheville Transit Committee regularly scheduled meeting will now meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30pm-5:30pm.  The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16th, 3:30pm-5:00pm.  The meetings will be located at the 4th Floor Training Room at the Municipal Building at 100 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC. 28801.  If you have any questions please contact Asheville Redefines Transit (ART) at (828) 232-4531 or via email at: iride@ashevillenc.gov.

Agenda

Transit Committee

August 16, 2016

3:30-5:00 PM

4th   Floor of the Police/Fire Training Room-Municipal Building

 

Current Transit Committee Members: Adam Charnack, Chair; Anthony Mitchell , Vice Chair; Valarie Macklin,  Gary Ray, Bruce Emory; Calvin Allen;
Charlton Owens; Edward Johnson; Tom Tomlin; and Kim Roney.

 

1.       Call To Order

        Welcome announcement and explanation of public comment standards and opportunities

        August 16, 2016 Agenda - review and approval

        July 19, 2016 Minutes - review and approval - attached


2.
       Public Comment

 

3.       Transit Committee noteworthy transit experiences in riding the bus

 

4.       Unfinished Business

         Retreat

         Transit Master Plan RFP 

5.       New Business

●     Improvements at ART Station

●     New Members/Secretary plan of action

●     Consultant update on Circulator- Nelson Nygaard Consulting

6.       Transit Committee Business

•      MMTC Minutes Update

•       Drivers Meeting update  

 

7.       Staff updates (FYI, only discuss significant updates)

•         List of Projects  - attached

•         ART monthly operating statistics 

 

8.       Public Comment

9.       Future Agenda Items

      Policy Updates- Advertising, rider/complaint policy

10.    Next Meeting: September 20, 2016 – 3:30 – 5:00pm – 4th Floor Police/Fire Training Room, Municipal Building at 100 Court Plaza.

 

Adjournment

 


 


       


                                                                                     

 


 6-7-2016 6-7-16 TC Minutes ME edits.pdf   
 5-3-2016  May 3- 2016 TC Minutes.pdf      
 3-1-2016  1 March 2016 Transit Cmte Minutes.pdf      
 2-2-2016  2-2-16 TC Minutes.pdf      
 1-5-2016 1-5-16 Transit Committee Minutes.pdf       
 December 1, 2015  12-1-15 TC Minutes.pdf      
 November 3 ,2015  11-3-15 TC Minutes.pdf      
 October 6, 2015  10-6-15 TC Minutes.pdf      
 September 1, 2015  9-1-2015 TC Minutes.pdf      
August 4, 2015  8-4-2015 TC Minutes.pdf      
July 7, 2015 7-7-2015 Minutes.pdf      
June 2, 2015  Minutes  2014 2014  
May 5, 2015 5-5-15 TC minutes.pdf December 2 Meeting Materials  
April 7, 2015  4-7-2015 TC Minutes.pdf October 24 Retreat Minutes  
March 3, 2015  3-3-15 TC Minutes.pdf October 7 Meeting Materials  
February 3, 2015  2-3-14 TC Minutes.pdf September 2 Meeting Materials  
January 6, 2015  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  

Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Sundays & Holidays 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

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






The Asheville Bicycle/Pedestrian Task Force is a citizens’ group that works closely with City of Asheville and the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization staff to give input on the needs of bicyclists and pedestrians. 

Vision:  A community of connected pathways that is healthy, safe and accessible for all ages.

Mission:

·        To educate the public about bicycle and pedestrian transportation.

·        To advocate for the development and maintenance of safe, convenient and inter-connected facilities.

·        To promote the benefits of walking and bicycling for individual and community health

 

Meetings:  The ABPTF meets at 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month in the Asheville Fire and Rescue training room, room 402, Municipal Building, 100 Court Plaza, downtown.  

For minutes of the Bicycle/Pedestrian Task Force go to: http://www.abptaskforce.org/




























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