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473.1465 Transportation policy.

Subdivision 1. Definition. For the purposes of this section and section 473.1466 "commuting area" means the metropolitan area and counties outside the metropolitan area in which five percent or more of the residents commute to employment in the metropolitan area.

Subd. 2. Revised transportation policy plan. The Metropolitan Council shall adopt, after appropriate public comment, a revised transportation policy plan that:

(1) is consistent with state law and council policy;

(2) identifies and summarizes issues concerning commuting into and out of the seven-county area from the commuting area;

(3) integrates and maximizes the efficiencies and effectiveness of all modes of transportation in the region; and

(4) reflects and does not exceed current available resources.

The council shall adopt the revised transportation policy plan by December 31, 1996.

Subd. 3. Project evaluation. As part of developing the revised transportation policy plan, the council shall evaluate all proposed and pending transportation projects that are subject to council review and report to the legislature the results of council's evaluation.

HIST: 1996 c 464 art 2 s 1