Regional Technical Committee

6/2/1998
10:00 AM
A light lunch will be available

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. RTC Meeting Begins

12:00 p.m. Working Lunch


1. Report of May 5, 1998 RTC Meeting

2. Report on Board Activities

ACTION ITEMS

3. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendments/Modifications

During the course of the year, it becomes necessary to amend or modify the existing Transportation Improvement Program.

4. Horsham Road Congestion Management System Analysis

The Congestion Management System Analysis for Horsham Road in Montgomery County is complete and ready for approval. Staff will present a description of the projects, the CMS and associated commitments.

5. 1997 Estimates of Population and Employment

Staff has developed and will present estimates of population and employment for 1997. This information is necessary for various studies and planning activities including the update of long range regional forecasts.

INFORMATION ITEMS

6. ISTEA Reauthorization

This federal legislation to extend highway and transit funding for the next six years was scheduled for action prior to the Congressional Recess for Memorial Day. All available information on funding levels, policy changes, and pending USDOT regulations will be made available.

7. Vehicle Occupancy Rates for the Delaware Valley Region

Consistent with federal regulations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and New Jersey Department of Transportation requested a study of vehicle occupancy rates. Our region, with a severe air quality problem, is required to measure and monitor these rates over time to evaluate program effectiveness. The first report, dated April 1998, will be presented.

8. Old Business

9. New Business

Attachments
(1) Highlights of May 5, 1998 Meeting
(2) Pa 463 CMS Report (Draft)
(3) Calendar of Events for June 1998