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Newtrax transportation service blooms from partnership and innovation

Newtrax bus with lift in back Newtrax is an innovative partnership created in 2011 between two long-established day training and habilitation (DT&H) nonprofits, PAI and Merrick, Inc., to increase the efficiency of transportation services to the persons with disabilities they serve.

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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 Meetings:

MCOTA Regular Meeting

Thursday, September 10, 2020
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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.

MCOTA usually meets bi-monthly on a Wednesday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Planned meetings may be cancelled, so please refer to this website for scheduling updates.

Future 2020-2021 meetings are currently planned for: Nov 18, Jan 27, Mar 24, May 26

Heartland Express paratransit bus and driver with customer using a wheelchair