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Active Transportation Program

The 2023 application period is now closed.

Minnesota Active Transportation Advisory Committee

The Minnesota Active Transportation Advisory Committee is composed of 18 community members and 11 direct appointments from state agencies that serve as a central advisory body to develop active transportation goals, policies, and standards in Minnesota. This legislative authorized committee advises and makes recommendations to the Commissioner of Transportation and the Active Transportation Coordinator to direct this new program, funding and resources. 


The advisory committee must make recommendations to the commissioner on items related to the following:  

  • Active transportation, including safety, education, and development programs
  • The active transportation program
  • The safe routes to school program  

The committee must review and analyze issues and needs relating to active transportation on public rights-of-way and identify solutions and goals for addressing identified issues and needs.   


The committee consists of up to 29 members, 11 of which are agency representatives, seven public members at-large and 11 district representatives. Members serve four-year terms. 

 The committee will launch in fall 2023.