Multimodal Transportation Commission


The mission of the Multimodal Transportation Commission (MMTC) is to assist the City in furthering, advancing, and promoting a comprehensive and integrative transportation system that incorporates multimodal concepts, including but not limited to transit, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, greenways, complete streets, and highways.

To find out more about the sub-committees associated with these concepts visit the Greenway Committee, Transit Committee, and Bicycle/Pedestrian Task Force pages.

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 and Zoning Commission, and Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy and 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.  Members shall possess expertise and interest in the sustainability and development of multimodal transportation and demonstrate a willingness to participate actively in Commission efforts.

The Commission will:

  • Recommend policies for the development/integration of multimodal transportation planning and education to the City
  • Assist with the development of a multimodal transportation system
  • Assist the City with the implementation of best management practices for educating the public on the benefits of multimodal transportation
  • Assist in the sustainability, development, and implementation of the multimodal transportation plan
  • Assist in the prioritization of the Capital Improvement Plan as it relates to multimodal transportation projects

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Corridor Studies Virtual Public Meetings:

The City of Asheville and consultants from VHB invite the public to attend a virtual meeting on via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. March 30 to review the Biltmore Avenue and McDowell Street Corridor StudyThis will be the second public meeting related to this project.

Biltmore Avenue, McDowell Street, Asheland Avenue, and Southside Avenue form the primary north-south transportation routes between downtown Asheville (the Central Business District and the South Slope) and Biltmore Village.  The study is looking at possible changes to these streets to better serve all modes of transportation, including motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians, and transit riders. It is expected to conclude in the summer of 2021.

For more information, including a map of the area, visit this link on the City’s Virtual Engagement Hub.

Shortened link for the meeting:

https://tinyurl.com/33unnv6d

If prompted: Webinar ID: 966 3363 0460

Passcode: 276950

Full zoom meeting link:

https://vhb.zoom.us/j/96633630460?pwd=SjBneWJmZUdJQkxma1M5N0t3TUlQZz09

If prompted: Webinar ID: 966 3363 0460

Passcode: 276950


Regular Meeting Schedule

MMTC Member’s contacts:   Dennis Wencel (Chair),  Randy Warren (Vice-Chair),  Anna Sexton, Joe Archibald, Patricia  KatzKenneth Armstrong,

 Lydia Buehrer, Michael Waddle  John Bausone, Michael Stratton, and Maggie Ullman.

Meetings will be held by a virtual meeting every other month beginning on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.  More information will become available closer to the meeting dates.  Thank you.

At the March 24, 2021 meeting of the Multimodal Transportation Commission, there are additional options available :

NOTICE: The agenda commenting period will be closed at 5:00 p.m. the day before the meeting. All public comments will be sent to the committee prior to the meeting but may not be read aloud; there are no live call-in comments for this meeting.

 

 

 

 AGENDAS AND DOCUMENTS

FY2019-2020 FY2020-2021
June 26, 2019 Agenda July 22, 2020 Meeting Cancelled
July 24, 2019 Agenda August 26, 2020 Agenda
August 28, 2019 Agenda September 23, 2020 Meeting Cancelled
September 25, 2019 Agenda October 28, 2020 Agenda
October 30, 2019 Agenda Retreat Agenda December 10, 2020 Agenda
November 27, 2019 Agenda January 27, 2021 Agenda
December 11, 2019 Agenda February 24, 2021 Agenda
January 21, 2020 Agenda March 24, 2021 Agenda
February 26, 2020 Agenda
March 25, 2020 Meeting Cancelled
April 22, 2020 Meeting Cancelled
May 27, 2020 Meeting Cancelled
June 24, 2020 Agenda

Review and Resource Documents

FY2019-2020 MMTC Annual Report 

FY2018-19 MMTC Annual Report

 


Updated 8/14/2020

 


 

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