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 - email@example.com
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
C. Commission Roles & Responsibilities 11:00
D. Public Comments 11:45
E. Goal Setting 12:45
F. Plan Development 1:45
G. Sharing and Next Steps 2:30
H. Adjourn 3:00
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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
● 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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org