Minnesota's Road to Volunteer Drivers Virtual Forum Series

Minnesota's Road to Volunteer Drivers Virtual Forum Series with State of Minnesota wordmark over an aerial view of a road and autumn leaves on trees This virtual forum series was convened and sponsored by the Minnesota Council on Transportation Access in partnership with the Minnesota Volunteer Driver Coalition. The recordings are available for on-demand viewing and training sessions. The recordings include ASL interpretation and captions.

Series recordings


State agencies partner to provide mobile ‘vaccine buses’ to serve communities statewide through the summer

Minnesota Vaccine bus On April 21, 2021, the Governor’s Office announced the launch of mobile vaccination units to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to communities throughout the state of Minnesota. The mobile vaccination units are a partnership between the Minnesota Department of Health, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Metro Transit, the Metropolitan Council, and Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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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."

MCOTA Regular Meeting

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
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: July 28, Sept 22, and Nov 17. The Senior Leadership meeting that had been planned for June 23 will be rescheduled.

Heartland Express paratransit bus and driver with customer using a wheelchair