Presentations - 119th Annual Meeting

Presentations - 119th Annual Meeting


The Minnesota Transportation Alliance held its 119th Annual Meeting and 2013 Construction Forecast on November 1st.  With over 140 participants, we had a very successful event featuring an agenda that was filled with the latest information and insight on the future of Minnesota’s transportation system.

Our agenda included:

The State Highway Construction Forecast– This presentation highlights upcoming projects and overall work levels on the state highway system for the next few years.

County Highway Construction Highlights – The Association of Minnesota Counties presented information on upcoming work in counties around the state.

- MnDOT Office of State Aid Update –Local bridge funding levels, local road funding levels and updates on the flood work that will be going on in the next construction season are contained in this presentation.

State Revenue Update – This presentation provides important information on funding levels as projected for the state fuel tax, registration tax, motor vehicle sales tax and federal funding for transportation.

Update on the 112th Congress and a Look Toward the 113th Congress –Dennis McGrann, Director of the Federal Relations Policy Group for Lockridge Grindal Nauen provided a very insightful look at the dynamics in Washington and the potential changes and impact for transportation after the November elections.

Regional Transit System:Return on Investment Assessment – Learn the results of an important study conducted by the Itasca Project showing the return on investment for completing the transitway network in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area.

Transportation Finance Advisory Committee – This presentation provides background information on the TFAC and the work it has been doing over the summer.

- Update on Regional Transitways – This presentation provides information on ongoing transit projects in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area and a look at projects that will be coming in future construction seasons.