Regional Technical Committee

5/9/2006
10:00 a.m. Meeting
12:00 Noon Lunch

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

AGENDA

1. Call to Order - Chairman''s Comments

2. Transportation Director''s Report

3. Report on Regional Citizens Committee Activities

ACTION ITEMS

4. Highlights of the Meeting of April 4, 2006

5. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

The dynamic nature of funding transportation improvements and the need to remain within financial constraint require amendments or modifications to the TIP. As situations arise, the PCC/RTC is asked to consider changes.

a. TIP Action PA05-73a: PA 363, Trooper Road Interchange (MPMS #16669), Montgomery County

b. TIP Action PA05-73b: PA 23 at Old Betzwood Bridge (MPMS #16490), Montgomery County

c. TIP Action PA05-73c: State Road Closed Loop Signal System (MPMS #57756), Delaware County

d. TIP Action NJ06-09: CR 571/Princeton Hightstown Road (Local Scoping, DB #X80B)

PRESENTATION ITEMS

6. Land Use and Access Management Strategies For West Chester Pike

DVRPC staff will present the findings of a study which was undertaken to examine the link between transportation and land use in the West Chester Pike corridor. Several recommendations and improvement strategies resulted from this study including the
creation of a funding source document to help municipalities locate the financial support necessary to complete the recommended improvements; a sample official map ordinance; access management ordinances for each community; possible modification of SEPTA bus routes; and necessary amendments to each municipality''s comprehensive plan.

7. Overview of DVRPC''s 2005 Orthophotography Project

Since 1959, DVRPC has acquired aerial imagery for the region every five years. The aerial/ortho imagery has proven to be an invaluable information resource to DVRPC and its member governments. This presentation will provide an overview of the 2005 orthophotography project.

DISCUSSION ITEM

8. United We Ride Program in New Jersey

This program will improve coordination among various human services transportation
providers under new FTA requirements. NJ TRANSIT has developed a proposal to meet FTA''s anticipated new planning requirements and will introduce it to the committee.

INFORMATION ITEMS

9. FY 2006 Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) Grant Program

Staff will brief the RTC on the FY 2006 Pennsylvania JARC project solicitation and recommended projects for funding.

10. One Minute Reports

PCC/RTC Members and guests will be invited to provide updates on the activities of their agencies.

11. Old Business and New Business

12. Meeting Adjournment

The next scheduled meeting of the PCC/RTC is June 6, 2006.

Attachments
1. Highlights of the April 2006 RTC Meeting
2. Report on Citizens Committee Activity
3. TIP Actions, May 2006
4. JARC Materials
5. United We Ride Materials