The Transportation Department is focused on maintaining and improving the various modes of transportation within the nine-county region and beyond. Region Nine works with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), local units of government, legislators, citizens and other organizations to bolster transportation facilities, options and resources in South Central Minnesota. Through a planning assistance contract with MnDOT, Region Nine provides technical support for transportation issues affecting our region.

The Region Nine Transportation Advisory Committee, is composed of elected officials and engineers who oversee the general functions of the transportation program at Region Nine.