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 beginning at 3:00 p.m. in the 1st Floor Conference Room in City Hall.

Chair - Jim Grode -




JUNE 16, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Municipal Building at 100 Court Plaza, Police/Fire Training Room 


A. Introductions 9:00

B. Integration of MMTC

a. Review of Transportation, Greenway and Bike/Ped goals    9:30

Break 10:45
C. Commission Roles & Responsibilities 11:00

D. Public Comments 11:45

Lunch 12:00

E. Goal Setting 12:45

Break 1:30

F. Plan Development 1:45

G. Sharing and Next Steps 2:30

H. Adjourn 3:00




April 22 Minutes  December 3 Meeting Materials
March 25 Minutes October 22 Meeting Materials
February 25 Meeting Materials September 24 Meeting Materials
January 28 Meeting Materials August 27 Meeting Materials
    July 23 Meeting Materials
    June 25 Meeting Materials
      May 28 Agenda  Minutes 
      April 23 Agenda Minutes
      March 26 Agenda Minutes




February 26 Agenda Minutes
December 4 Agenda Minutes    
October 23 Agenda Minutes         
September 25          Agenda Minutes    
August 28 Agenda Minutes    

General Information

2013 Annual Report


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 


2015 2014
June 2 Agenda    
May 7 Meeting Materials  December 11        Meeting Materials
April 9 Meeting Materials November 13  Agenda
February 12 Meeting Materials October 30 Retreat Minutes
January 8 Meeting Materials September 11 Meeting Materials
 August 14 Meeting Materials
July 10 Meeting Materials
June 12 Minutes
April 10 Minutes
March 13 Minutes
February 20 Minutes
2013 2012
December 12 Minutes December 13 Minutes
November 14 Minutes November 8 Minutes
October 10 Minutes October 11 Minutes
May 9 Minutes September 13 - Work Session Documentation
April 11 Minutes August 9 Minutes
March 14 Minutes July 12 Minutes
February 14 Minutes June 14 Minutes
January 10 Minutes May 10 - Retreat Documentation
April 12 Minutes
March 8 Minutes
February 9 Minutes
January 12 Minutes




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 - Julie Mayfield


Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
1st Floor Conference Room, City Hall

3:30 pm - Meeting Opening

● Welcome announcement and explanation of public comment standards and opportunities

● Introductions

● June 2, 215 Agenda - review and approval

May 5, 2015 Minutes - review and approval

3:45 pm – Public Comment Part I

3:50 pm – TC transit experiences in riding the bus

3:55 pm – New Business

● Transit Budget - Julie

Article in Asheville Citizen Times 5/25/15

4:05 pm – Old Business

● TC Goals Progress Report - group discussion

1. Expanding Service – County, Super Service Pilot Project

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

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

New Analysis of November 2013 Transit Rider Survey – Lauren Noto

● MMTC Update - Bruce

4:30 pm – Staff updates

● List of Projects  – document - document - Mariate

1. Transportation Master Plan (TMP) RFP - Mariate

● ART monthly operating statistics – document - document

4:45 pm - Public Comment Part II (5 minutes)

4:50 pm - Discuss agenda items for next Transit Committee Meeting (5 minutes)

5:00 pm - Meeting Summary

● Announcements, events, transit commission members’ involvement related to transit

● Solicitation for request from public to be incorporated into next month’s meeting agenda

● Adjourn



2015   2014
May 5 Meeting Materials December 2 Meeting Materials
April 7 Meeting Materials October 24 Retreat Minutes
March 3 Meeting Materials October 7 Meeting Materials
February 3 Meeting Materials September 2 Meeting Materials
January 6 Meeting Materials 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. 

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