Public Participation Task Force

6:00pm - 7:45pm

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


6:00 P.M. Welcome and Meeting Overview…

Candace Snyder, DVRPC Director of Public Affairs and James Hopkins, PPTF Acting Chair

6:05 P.M. Overview of DVRPC’s Public Involvement Program…

Jane Meconi, DVRPC Public Involvement Manager

6:15 P.M. Connections 2040 Long-Range Plan Overview…

Michael Boyer, Manager, Office of Long-Range Planning and Economic Development

For over 40 years, DVRPC has been the principal agency charged with planning for the future of southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Since its inception, DVRPC has worked to address current issues while also looking toward the future to craft a vision for the region in a long-range plan. Mr. Boyer will present the Long-Range Plan issues that will be addressed in the 2040 update.

6:45 P.M. Overview of the Connections Public Outreach and Education Campaign…

Owen Franklin, Portfolio Associates, and Bob Aretz, Paragraph

DVRPC has engaged a consultant team to develop an education and outreach campaign to implement the goals of the long-range plan with a particular emphasis on transportation funding challenges. The campaign will include the creation of a welldefined message and implementation strategies; working with DVRPC to better communicate with and build a coalition of stakeholder organizations; and building awareness of the transportation funding crisis with the general public through a public relations campaign.

7:10 P.M. One Minute Reports from PPTF members


7:25 P.M. Upcoming Outreach and Events


7:30 P.M. Public Comments and Questions


7:45 P.M. Meeting End