MPTA is working to track the latest news on key transit issues.
MPTA Meeting Minutes:
Below are stories on how many Transit Systems in the state are coping with the impact COVID-19 has had on their community.
- Prairie Lakes Transit Remains on Road
- Friendly Rider adds food to its transport list
- Metro Transit to cut service by 40% starting Wednesday
- Modified Minnesota Valley Transit Authority Service Schedule Begins Friday
- Southwest Transit will reduce service
- Rochester Changing Transit Parking and Public Access
Click below to download MPTA media files.
Transit Funding/ Agency Information
MPTA is currently working with MnDOT's Office of Transit and Active Transportation (OTAT) to improve transparency regarding investment decisions for public transportation systems. This will allow for a more collaborative decision-making process and will move towards a multi-year program versus the current annual solicitation. The files below provide more information. More documents will be provided as they are available.
TAC Presentation December, 2022337.81 KB
TAC Meeting Powerpoint 6-2-2020317.82 KB
Summary: the purpose of OTAT's transition, as well as a breakdown of operations, assets, expansions, enhancements, and councils108.97 KB
Transitioning to a Multi-Year Program: benefits of a multi-year program, investment categories, advisory committees and more335.41 KB
Defining Facilities Investment Category: what facilities are eligible for investment and the development process896.73 KB
Defining Vehicles Investment Category: replacement guidelines and 5311 & 5307 capital fleet summaries1.18 MB
Statewide Technology Plan: research, analyze data and develop a final evaluation regarding Minnesota transit's technology94.57 KB