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Transportation Policy

THIRTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 26, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Masin, Vice Chair of the Transportation Policy Committee called the meeting to order at 2:20 PM on Tuesday, February 26th 2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
ERHARDT, Ron
MASIN, Sandra
RUNBECK, Linda
ANDERSON, Mark
DORHOLT, Zachary
FITZSIMMONS, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
NEWBERGER, Jim
PETERSBURG, John
ROSENTHAL, Paul
SAWATZKY, Mary
SELCER, Yvonne
SIMONSON, Erik
SUNDIN, Mike

Members absent:
BEARD, Mike



A quorum was present

Rep. Rosenthal moved approval of the minutes from the meeting of Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Report from the City of Minneapolis: "Understanding Bicyclist-Motorist Crashes in Minneapolis, Minnesota," presented by:
Jon Wertjes, Director of Traffic and Parking Services
Shaun Murphy, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator

Vice Chair Masin moved HF530:
Rep. Masin moved to amend HF530 (See attached amendment A13-0092). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Kahn presented HF530(Kahn), Motor vehicles prevented from driving in designated bicycle lanes.

Vice Chair Masin laid over HF 530 for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy Omnibus bill.

Vice Chair Masin moved HF531:

Rep. Kahn presented HF531(Kahn), parking prohibited in designated bicycle lanes.

Rep. Hornstein moved to amend HF531 (see attached A13-0089). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF531:
Dorian Grilley, Executive Director of Bicycle Alliance of MN

Vice Chair Masin laid over HF531, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Transportation Policy Omnibus Bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:14 PM.
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Representative Ron Erhardt, Chair



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Lily Schultze, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF530 (Kahn) - Motor vehicles prevented from driving in designated bicycle lanes.
  • HF531 (Kahn) - Parking prohibited in designated bicycle lanes.
Documents:

Report from the City of Minneapolis: "Understanding Bicyclist-Motorist Crashes in Minneapolis, Minnesota"