Multimodal Transportation Commission
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 - email@example.com.
ASHEVILLE MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
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.
|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||
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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: email@example.com
April 6, 2017
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
• 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
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.
Chair - Adam Charnack firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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: email@example.com.
April 18, 2017 - 3:30-5:30 PM
4th Floor of the Police/Fire Training Room-Municipal Building
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
ART Station (Asheville Transit Station)
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.
· 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/