Regional Technical Committee

3/9/2010
10:00 A.M.

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

10:00 a.m. Planning Coordinating Committee & Regional Transportation Committee Meeting

12:00 Noon Lunch

1:00 p.m. PA Transportation Enhancement (TE) Subcommittee Meeting

1. Call to Order – Chairman's Comments

2. Deputy Executive Director's Report

3. Report on Regional Citizens Committee Activities

ACTION ITEMS

4. Highlights of the Meeting of February 9, 2010

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.

a. PA09-92: Potential Federal "Jobs Bill" Candidate Transportation Infrastructure Projects for Pennsylvania Highway Program

6. FY 2011 Transportation Management Association Assistance and Mobility Alternatives Program Grant Applications

Each year the Pennsylvania Transportation Management Associations, the Clean Air Council, and SEPTA submit applications for these grants. Draft work programs were distributed at the last meeting and the Committee will be asked to approve the final applications.

7. FY 2011/2012 Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan (CHSTP) List of Pennsylvania Project Applications Recommended for Approval

Staff will summarize DVRPC's list of Pennsylvania Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) and New Freedoms (NF) recommended projects for the next funding year (two years for NF projects). This list has been vetted through and approved by the CHSTP subcommittee of DVRPC. It consists of 25 JARC projects totaling about $7.4 million dollars and four NF projects totaling about $1.4 and $1.6 million dollars over two years. This action includes modification of the TIP when funds are allocated by PennDOT.

PRESENTATION ITEM

8. Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project

Ed Voigt and Anthony DePasquale of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, will describe the project to deepen the main channel of the Delaware River to 45 feet. Their presentation will provide background information about the project, which would permit larger ships to call on the ports of the Delaware River, and also touch on economic analyses, environmental concerns, and dredged material disposal plans. Key facts and statistics will also be provided to put the project in its proper regional perspective.

INFORMATION ITEMS

9. One Minute Reports

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

10. Old Business and New Business

11. Meeting Adjournment

The next scheduled meeting of the PCC/RTC is April 6, 2010