Regional Technical Committee

10/6/2020
10:00 a.m.
Phone Number: 1-646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 923 3243 8571 Calling In Password: 514753097


AGENDA

1. Call to Order – Chairman’s Comments

2. Deputy Executive Director’s Report

3. Public Comments on Agenda and Non-Agenda Items

Callers please press *9 to raise hand during public comments.

ACTION ITEMS

4.  Highlights of the September 8, 2020 RTC Meeting

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. The following projects require formal TIP Amendments or Modifications this month for the FY 2021 TIP for PA and the FY 2020 TIP for NJ.

  1. PA21-01: Route 1 Improvement-South (Section RC1) (MPMS #93444), Bucks County – Reduce Funding
  2. PA21-02: ADA Ramps 2020 Philadelphia (MPMS #12886), City of Philadelphia – Reduce Funding
  3. PA21-03: US 202, Johnson Highway to Township Line Road (61S) (MPMS #63486), Montgomery County – Increase Funding

PRESENTATION ITEMS

6.  Pedestrian Portal

DVRPC recently completed their development of a GIS pedestrian facilities inventory and will soon launch the Greater Philadelphia Pedestrian Portal. The Pedestrian Portal (walk.dvrpc.org) is a website that informs and engages the public, allows online editing of the pedestrian facility data, and allows collaborative regional and local project planning. Staff will provide an overview of the GIS inventory and demonstrate a few features of the Pedestrian Portal.

7.   Franklin Square Reopening

DRPA/PATCO will present a virtual tour of the progress of the reopening of Franklin Square Station.

8.  TIP Story Map

A story map is a new online tool to educate and inform planners, member governments, and the public about the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) in the DVRPC region.

9.   Safe Routes to Transit: Bordentown Station

Staff will present a recent Safe Routes to Transit project in Bordentown City, New Jersey. The study explores concepts that improve pedestrian and bicycle access to Bordentown Station as well as streetscape and safety improvements along other key corridors.

9.    DVRPC's IDRuM Program

The newly updated IDRuM program provides all of PennDOT District 6-0 Detour Routes in a fully web based application. IDRuM provides easy access for planners and Emergency Responders to the vetted PennDOT detour routes for their use in long term incidents, construction detours, special event planning, and more.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

INFORMATION ITEM

10.     Work Program Development Update

11.     One Minute Reports

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

12.    Old Business and New Business

13.    Meet Adjournment

The next scheduled meeting of the RTC is Tuesday, November 10, 2020.