Please join us at the MPCA Transportation Sector Brainstorming Webinar this Monday October 23 (11 a.m.): and Share your your ideas on the MPCA page

and the MPCA’s Form & our RCC Google Doc

RCC brainstorming Multi City Transportation Projects to consider for EPA CPRP strategies and implementation grants Please add to our Google Doc

 Land Use 

   Action 9. Compact Development Adopt policy that demonstrably increases overall city residential and/or commercial density. GSC BP#7

   Action 10. Update Zoning to Enable Transit Oriented Development & Complete Neighborhoods – Adopt mixed-use by-right zoning, along with TIF districts, to increase complete neighborhoods. GSC BPA#8


   Action 11. Adopt a complete streets policy that includes green infrastructure. GSC BP#11

   Action 12. Continually increase bike/walk/transit infrastructure funding. GSC BP#11

   Action 13. Reduce or eliminate parking minimums. Resource GSC New Approaches to Parking Management.

   Action 14.  Price curb and structured parking. Resource New Approaches to Parking Management.

  Action 15. Adopt a travel demand management &/or transit-oriented development ordinance.  GSC BP#14

  Action 16. Adopt make-ready EV conduit standards for parking lots and/or commercial/multi-family. Resource Drive Electric MN Becoming E.V. Ready Sample Ordinances

Action 18.  City-County Coordinated E.V. Infrastructure planning & investments and vehicle procurement to expand City & County E.V. Fleets, E.V. Charging Infrastructure, E.V. Car Sharing and Electric Busses. Resources MNDOT E.V. Infrastructure Planning  Drive Electric MN/Cities Charging Ahead

Action 17.  Coordinated VMT Reduction – City & County representatives meeting to coordinate & align county transportation investments and city land use policies to reduce VMT, expand access, equity, safety, mode shifts, (transit, bike, ped, telework, hybrid commuting) E.V. car sharing, mobility hubs, shared & advanced mobility and make the most of Transit Oriented Development & large site re-developments.

  • Now – Transportation is the #1 emitter of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Minnesota. In 2016, Minnesota generated 154.2 million tons of CO2e with 40.3 million tons of CO2e (26%) coming from the transportation sector. MNDOT Pathways to Decarbonizing Transportation Report 

Goal – cut GHG’s from transportation 50% by 2030 & become net zero by 2050.

  • How – Update Zoning for Compact/Mixed Use Development, Complete Streets & Neighborhoods, Transit Corridor Investment/TOD, E.V. Access/Car Sharing, Update Parking Policies, Mobility Hubs, Expand E.V. Fleets & Busses, Build Out E.V. Charging Network, Electrify Medium & Heavy Duty Vehicles, Travel Demand Management, Hybrid Commuting, Re-Focus Transportation Investments to reduce VMT & GHGs & expand access, equity, safety & resilience
  • New Opportunities – Federal IIJA Transportation Funds, Federal IRA’22 E.V. Tax Credits
  • Co-Benefits – clean air, livable, complete neighborhoods, reduced commute time & costs, resilience and increased access, health, safety, equity & community connections