ECRDC Transportation Program

The East Central Regional Development’s Transportation Program works with local officials to assist in solving transportation problems and act as a liaison between local governments and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


Area Transportation Partnership (ATP)

Regional Development Commissions assisted Mn/DOT in establishing ATPs throughout the state to solicit and prioritize federally funded transportation projects. RDCs continue to participate on ATPs, assist in developing ATP policy and procedures, and prioritizing projects for federal funding.

Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC)

The TAC works closely with a committee consisting of local, state and federal government representatives in development of plans and programs.

Section 16 Transit Vehicle Grant Program

This program provides assistance to local organizations in preparing the grant applications, participates on the Statewide Review Committee, and conducts Monitoring Programs of existing vehicles.

Statewide Planning

Statewide Planning provides local perspective on state planning efforts by participating on the following committees: Minnesota Scenic Byways Committee, State Transportation Plan, ISTEA Management Systems Committees, and Transit Coordination Advisory Committee.

Safe Communities Coalition

The mission of the Safe Roads Coalition is to reduce fatal and serious crashes on roads in Isanti and Kanabec Counties. Based on a review of local traffic crash data, the Isanti and Kanabec County Safe Roads Coalition will focus on passenger safety along with a new drinking and driving initiative. This initiative involves the continued development of a partnership with local liquor providers, community leaders, law enforcement, and others.

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