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. Welcome and Meeting Overview

Tahirih Smith, PPTF Chair

6:05 P.M. What is the Pop-Up Economy?

Spencer Gober, Office of Smart Growth, DVRPC

The pop-up economy is a trend involving temporary and limited investment as a means to catalyze more permanent economic development and investment within a community. Mr. Gober will present examples of pop-ups and the revitalization opportunities that pop-ups can afford communities.

6:25 P.M. Greater Philadelphia Futures Focus Group

Michael Boyer and Brett Fusco, Office of Long-Range Planning and Economic Coordination, DVRPC

DVRPC has worked collaboratively with a multidisciplinary group of regional stakeholders, including the PPTF, to identify the key forces of change that will affect the region over the next 30 years, as part of the next (2045) regional long-range plan update. Mr. Boyer and Mr. Fusco will lead a discussion on five identified forces and the impacts they may have on the region.

7:15 P.M. Committee Business and Upcoming Outreach and Events

Jane Meconi

  • Public participation best practices and ongoing evaluation

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

7:35 P.M. Public Comments


7:50 P.M. Meeting End