Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The Pedestrian Advisory Committee was created by Resolution 2006R-636 on December 22, 2006 to advise the Mayor and City Council on policies, programs, and actions for improving pedestrian safety, mobility, accessibility, and comfort; for promoting walking for transportation, recreation, and health purposes; and for strengthening the linkage between the pedestrian environment and public transportation. The board is composed of 18-24 members of the public and city and partner agency staff including: 5 community residents representing the following areas: city residents, city business owners, senior citizens, persons with disabilities, university students, child/school advocates, and walking/transit advocates, 1 member of the Minneapolis Senior Citizen Advisory Committee to the Mayor and City Council; 1 member of the Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities; 1 member of the Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee; 5-8 members representing City Departments, including the City Attorney’s office, Public Works; Community Planning and Economic Development; Public Health, Police, Fire, and Communications; 5-8 members representing partner agencies, including Hennepin County, Metro Transit, Metropolitan Council, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Minneapolis Public Schools, MnDOT, University of Minnesota, and U.S. Congressional Office.


Seats 8, 10 – 13 & 15: City Council Appointments; terms of 07/01/2014 – 06/30/2016; applicants must live or own in Minneapolis.

Application Instructions:

Application review process will begin on Friday, April 25, 2014.

Applications are available by clicking on the application links:

Application form: in MS Word or Adobe PDF; and Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire MS Word or Adobe PDF 

or by contacting the Office of the City Clerk at or 612-673-2244. Persons may apply on their own behalf, nominate others for consideration or inform the Office of the City Clerk of persons to whom they wish application materials be sent.


Committee Contact: Mackenzie Turner Bargen, 612-275-5693,

City Clerk Contact:  Jozie Nummi; 612-673-2244, 

Selection Process:

Applications are considered by the Chair and Vice Chair of the Transportation and Public Works Committee and the Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator. Applications are reviewed by the Transportation and Public Works Committee for recommendation to the full City Council.

Note: Monthly meetings times are typically the first Wednesday of the month in the afternoon. There is no compensation for serving on the committee. The committee meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities.

If you need this material in an alternative format please call Lance Knuckles at (612) 673-2919 or email Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may use a relay service to call 311 agents at (612) 673-3000. TTY users may call (612) 673-2157 or (612) 673-2626.

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Last updated Mar. 18, 2014