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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
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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 Meeting:

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
MnDOT Central Office Transportation Building
395 John Ireland Blvd
St. Paul, MN

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 on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the MnDOT Central Office, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Planned meetings may be cancelled, so please refer to this website for scheduling updates.

Heartland Express paratransit bus and driver with customer using a wheelchair