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Integrated Transit Study Overview and Update presentations are available upon request!
Call 507-328-2436 or email ITSFeedback@rochestermn.gov to learn more.  


The consultants conducting the Integrated Transit Studies will provide opportunities for public engagement. Help shape the future of transportation in Downtown Rochester!

Click links to event information and the documents/informational boards on display:


Public Conversation #3

The purpose of Public Conversation #3 is for the community to learn about the needs identified and solutions recommended by the Integrated Transit Studies, observe case studies that illustrate magnitude of project and relevance to Rochester, and provide input on Preferred Solutions.

In-Person: April 23, 2018 from 4-7pm at Mayo Civic Center Suite 102/103 (30 Civic Center Drive SE).

  • 5:30pm: remarks by Steve Rymer, Rochester City Administrator and Lisa Clarke, Executive Director, DMC EDA.
  • The public is invited to stop by at anytime between 4-7pm. This will be an informal event with information on display for review by the public and interested persons.

Watch Live: Join us LIVE on our Facebook page during the event to learn more about the Downtown Rochester Integrated Transit Studies.

Online Comments: Click here the online comment form.
Online comments will be received from April 23 through May 4, 2018. Comments can be emailed to address on form or mailed to Public Works, 201 4th Street SE, Room 108, Rochester, MN 55904.

Event Documents & Information Boards:

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Public Conversation #2

The purpose of Public Conversation #2 is for the community to learn about the progress of the studies, provide input on the work-to-date, and collaborate to identify outcomes and components that will improve user experience.

In-Person: May 30, 2017 from 5-7pm at Mayo Civic Center Suite 102/103 (30 Civic Center Drive SE). The public is invited to stop by at anytime between the hours listed above. This will be an informal event with information on display for review by the public and interested persons.

Watch Live: Join us LIVE on our Facebook page during the event to learn more about the Downtown Rochester Integrated Transit Studies.

Online Comments: Follow this link to the online comment form: https://tinyurl.com/ITS-2Comments 
Online comments will be received May 30 through June 9, 2017.

Event Documents & Information Boards:

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Public Conversation #1

The purpose of Public Conversation #1 was for the community to provide their perspectives on downtown transportation needs, potential concerns, and alternatives to be studied further. This event happened on January 24, 2017 at the UMR University Center.

Summary Documents: 

Watch LIVE: Videos from the event are available on the Public Works Facebook Page.

Event Documents & Informational Boards

  • Street Use Study
    • Existing Portal Capacities 
    • Existing Level of Service - Pedestrian
    • Existing Level of Service - Bike
    • Existing Level of Service - Transit
    • Existing Level of Service - Automobiles

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