Examining Minnesota’s Transit Priorities
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION, AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled, “Examining Minnesota’s Transit Priorities.” The witnesses on Panel I will be: The Honorable Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation; Mr. Charlie Zelle, Chair, Metropolitan Council; The Honorable Irene Fernando, Commissioner, Hennepin County Board of Commissioners; Ms. Alison Zelms, City Administrator, City of Rochester, Minnesota; Ms. Grace Waltz, Vice President of Public Policy, Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce; and Ms. Cassandra Belyeu Johnson, Transit Rider, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. The witness on Panel II will be: The Honorable Nuria Fernandez, Administrator, Federal Transit Administration. Additional witnesses may be added at a later date.
Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.
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CommissionerMinnesota Department of Transportation
CommissionerHennepin County Board of Commissioners
City AdministratorCity of Rochester, Minnesota
Vice President of Public PolicyMinneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
Transit RiderBrooklyn Park, Minnesota
AdministratorFederal Transit Administration