Public Participation Task Force

6:00 pm

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. Networking


6:10 P.M. Welcome and Meeting Overview…

Jim Hopkins, PPTF Chair

6:15 P.M. RIMIS Deployment Update…

Laurie Matkowski, Manager,  DVRPC Office of Transportation Operations Management

DVRPC’s Regional Integrated Multi-modal Information Sharing (RIMIS) system is proving to be a great tool for local emergency responders in the region and our operating agency partners in their battle against highway incidents and traffic congestion. Staff will provide an update on how this system is being used and which agencies are currently using it in their daily operations.

6:40 P.M. Resilience in the Face of Climate Change…

Rob Graff, Manager, DVRPC Office of Energy and Climate Change Initiatives

This presentation will give a very brief overview of the expected impacts of climate change on the region, and present examples of recent projects intended to prepare for these impacts.

7:10 P.M. Committee Business and Upcoming Outreach and Events

  • PPTF Officer Selection
  • Next “Facing the Future” guest speaker event, fall 2014                
  • Development of DVRPC FY 2016 Work Program                                 

7:25 P.M. One Minute Reports from PPTF members


7:35 P.M. Public Comments and Questions


7:50 P.M. Meeting End