As part of the 2030 Hennepin County comprehensive plan, the 2030 Hennepin County transportation systems plan represents an on-going transportation planning effort that:
- Articulates a transportation vision
- Updates previous planning work
- Provides guidance for future transportation decisions
- Addresses the needs of all transportation users and modes
The purpose of the plan is to set the stage for future transportation investments that will keep the county competitive in attracting businesses and future work force, and will sustain a high quality of life for county residents into the future. The plan was adopted by the County Board of Commissioners on June 28, 2011 (Resolution No. 11-2075R1).
Hennepin County is a great place to live and work with diverse land use patterns and close proximity to employment centers. The county's transportation vision is to sustain and enhance the economic competitiveness of Hennepin County and the quality of life of its residents by enhancing transportation mobility, improving transportation safety, and increasing transportation choices.
These efforts will focus on combining multi-agency resources along with private sector funds to shape development and transportation improvements (place-making) to enhance competitiveness and sustainability within the county.
Goal 1 - Preserve and modernize the existing transportation system
Goal 2 - Improve safety for all transportation users
Goal 3 - Provide mobility and choice to meet diverse transportation needs as well as support health objectives throughout the county, including:
Goal 4 - Increase spatial efficiency of system
Goal 5 - Reduce the county's environmental footprint