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2018 Minnesota Volunteer Driver Program Forum

MCOTA convened a state-wide Volunteer Driver Program Forum on May 9, 2018 in St. Paul, Minnesota. It was a day-long event that brought together those running volunteer driver programs and other stakeholders to share information to maintain and strengthen the programs.

More information about the forum

Greater Minnesota RTCC Implementation Grant Application available

The application for Regional Transportation Coordinating Councils Implementation Grants is available. This grant supports Regional Transportation Coordinating Council(s) that have completed Phase 1: Organizational Planning Grant task activities in Greater Minnesota regions outside the seven county Twin Cities metropolitan area.

If you have any questions regarding the RTCC Application, please contact Sue Siemers at 320-223-6556 or susan.siemers@state.mn.us.

RTCC Organizational Planning Grant Application
Travel trainer reviewing bus schedule with a client

Minnesota Council on Transportation Access (MCOTA)

The Minnesota Council on Transportation Access (MCOTA) was established by the Minnesota Legislature in 2010 (MN Statute 2010 174.285) to "study, evaluate, oversee, and make recommendations to improve the coordination, availability, accessibility, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and safety of transportation services provided to the transit public."

Upcoming Meeting:

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
MnDOT Central Office Transportation Building
TEC Conference Room (basement level)
Please arrive to the ground level security desk and sign in prior to 12:55 PM when MnDOT staff will escort the group down to the TEC Room by stairs and elevator.
395 John Ireland Blvd
St. Paul, MN

Remote connection instructions:

Join Zoom Meeting: https://umn.zoom.us/j/495285640 (if you have audio through your computer speaker or headphones)
OR dial by phone either: +1 646 558 8656 OR +1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 495 285 640
Please mute your computer speaker/phone line unless you are talking.

Meeting materials:

This is an open meeting. Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or to call in; each meeting includes time for public comments. See MCOTA's Guidelines for Public Comment for more information.

Heartland Express paratransit bus and driver with customer using a wheelchair