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.

ASHEVILLE MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
PLANNING RETREAT
AGENDA 
MAY 12, 2017
4TH Floor Police/Fire Training Room in the Municipal Building
100 Court Plaza

Purpose of Retreat

Strengthen the members’ understanding of the role of the commission, develop a plan for the upcoming year and build involvement and investment by commission members.

 

  1. Introductions

 

9:00

  1. Public Comments

 

9:30

  1. Commission roles & responsibilities regarding:
    1. AIM
    2. Parking
    3. Advanced Planning
    4. Regulatory Concerns
    5. Vision Zero

 

9:45

lunch

12:00

  1. Goal Setting

 

12:45

  1. Plan Development

 

1:45

  1. Sharing and Next Steps

 

2:30

  1. Adjourn

3:00

 

 

 

                                                           




Date Approved Minutes Supporting Documents 2016 MMTC Minutes
         
February 22, 2017    2-22-2017 MMTC Meeting Minutes     
January 25, 2017     1-25-17 MMTC Meeting Minutes    
December 14, 2016    12/14/16 MMTC MEETING MINUTES     
October 26, 2016   10-26-16 MMTC MEETING MINUTES     
September 28, 2016    9-28-16 MMTC MEETING MINUTES     
August 24, 2016    8-24-16 MMTC MEETING 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

Click here for Greenway Committee Application


April 6, 2017
3:30-5:00 PM
4th Floor Training Room, Municipal Building

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

1. Call To Order
Introduction
April 6, 2017 Agenda – Review and Approval
March 2, 2017 – Minutes – Attached – Review and Approval

2. Public Comment

3. Unfinished Business
Greenway Ranking Greenway Connectors – attached - Rich
Reschedule field trip

4. Staff Updates
Transportation – List of Projects – Attached – Lucy

5. New Business
Presentation Debbie Ivester from P&R on PARTF grant-attached
Greenway Easements and the Comprehensive Plan - Dave

6. Greenway Committee Updates
Multimodal Transportation Commission Update – Mary, Rich, John and Dave
Friends of Connect Buncombe – Kim
Asheville Parks and Recreation Board – Amy
Friends of Hominy Creek – Amy
Asheville Parks & Greenway Foundation – Lucy or Derek

7. Future Agenda Items
Guest speakers
Next Meeting: Thursday May 4, 2017 – 4th Floor Training Room, Municipal Building 

   
   
   
   
 
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.com

3/30/17:  MEETING NOTICE:  A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE TRANSIT COMMITTEE WILL HAVE A CONFERENCE CALL ON INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL PROCESSES AND COMMUNICATIONS SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT THREE MONTHS AS FOLLOWS:
TUESDAY, APRIL 18; THURSDAY MAY 11 AND JUNE 8, 2017 FROM 10:30AM TO 11:30AM LOCATED IN THE TRANSPORTATION  CONFERENCE ROOM ON THE MEZZANINE OF CITY HALL.  

Thank you.

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
April 18, 2017 - 3:30-5:30 PM
4th Floor of the Police/Fire Training Room-Municipal Building

Current Transit Committee Members: Adam Charnack, Chair; Anthony Mitchell, Vice Chair; Gary Ray; Bruce Emory; Calvin Allen; Charlton Owens; Edward Johnson; Sabrah n’haRaven; Angi West; and Kim Roney.

1. Call To Order
Welcome announcement and explanation of public comment standards and opportunities
April  18, 2017 Agenda - review and approval
February 21, 2017 Minutes- review and approval-attached
March 21, 2017 Minutes (unofficial) - attached

2. Public Comment

3. Transit Committee - noteworthy transit experiences in riding the bus

4. Unfinished Business
Strive Not to Drive- Kim
Transit Master Plan RFP Update- Elias

5. New Business 
Boards & Commission Training – attached - Sarah Terwilliger
Standard Specifications and Details Manual (SSDM) & NACTO - Elias
Passport Program Rates- attached - Elias 
Transit Operations and Maintenance RFP Evaluation Committee Volunteers - attached - Elias
Fleet Update- Nancy/Elias
Attendance Of Existing Members- Adam
Vice Chair Election- Adam
Secretary Election- Adam
Fare Free Days – attached – Adam
Budget Memo- attached - Kim

6. Transit Committee Business
MMTC Minutes Update - Bruce
Drivers Meeting Update- Kim 

7. Staff updates (FYI, only discuss significant updates)
List of Projects – attached 
ART Monthly Operating Statistics –  attached – GM
NCDOT Public Transportation Strategic Plan Community Workshop – attached - Elias

8. Public Comment

9. Future Agenda Items 
Subcommittee updates, June (every other meeting) 1.) Service Planning and Funding- Bruce; 2.) Internal Process and Communications- Kim.
Next Year’s Retreat Date: October 20th, 2017. Rolling agenda items:

10. Next Meeting: May 16, 2017 – 3:30 – 5:30pm – 4th Floor Police/Fire Training Room, Municipal Building

Adjournment

 

 

 

6-7-2016  
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
7-19-16 Transit Committee Meeting 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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