The State Non-motorized Transportation Advisory Committee

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is currently seeking people to apply for open positions for the State Non-Motorized Transportation Advisory Committee. Application are online. Applications submitted by today, November 24, 2015 are given full consideration. However, we will consider applications until all positions are filled. So please read below, apply and forward to others. We appreciate your help in getting this information to others!

 

  1. What’s involved: The Non-motorized Transportation Advisory Committee (SNTC) is a state legislatively mandated committee required to “make recommendations to the commissioner on items related to non-motorized transportation, including safety, education, and development programs. The committee shall review and analyze issues and needs relating to operating non-motorized transportation on public rights-of-way, and identify solutions and goals for addressing identified issues and needs.” (Minn. Stat. 174.37)

 

  1. For more background: Check out the SNTC website. Note the current sunset date of the SNTC is June 30, 2018. We need people from each of the MnDOT districts. As for the Metro District, we need four people to serve. All these positions are currently open.

 

  1. How to apply:Go to the SNTC website for links to current vacancies and the application. Look for “STATE NONMOTORIZED TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE” on the Secretary of State’s “Notice of Vacancies in State Boards, Councils and Committees” (starts on page 54 of the document.)
  • You may also go directly to the Secretary of State’s website to apply: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/index.aspx?page=308
  • Please note that SNTC agency vacancies are filled in a process different than directly applying through the Secretary of State’s application process on the website.
  • Please indicate the position you are applying for on the form.

 

Please contact Mary Jackson, mary.jackson@state.mn.us or 651-366-4188 if you have any questions.


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3 Responses to The State Non-motorized Transportation Advisory Committee

  1. Wayne November 24, 2015 at 4:32 pm #

    Honestly I’m kind of annoyed at the name. “Non-motorized” implies that motorized transposition is the default or norm, rather than, you know, our own two feet or simple machines we propel with them. I know it’s really standard for bureaucratic garbage but just because it’s common doesn’t make it OK or right. Unless they call everything else “motorized transportation ________”, which I doubt very much. We’ll never build places for humans if the entire language we speak about transportation in is biased towards cars.

    • Wayne November 24, 2015 at 4:33 pm #

      Transportation not transposition. Auto correct really doesn’t like transportation on my phone.

  2. Nathanael December 1, 2015 at 11:20 am #

    Get someone who understands that pedestrian access is a legal requirement and that they’re opening themselves up for massive ADA lawsuits whenever they obstruct it. Because they really don’t seem to get it.