Regional Technical Committee

9/1/1998
10:00 M
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 - Electric Utility Deregulation and Competition To Supply Electric Service - Clean Air Council

1:00 p.m. Pennsylvania Sub-committee Meeting

Note: On September 2nd at 10:30 a.m., the New Jersey Sub-committee will meet at DVRPC to discuss the Study and Development Process and Capital Investment Strategy.


AGENDA

1. Report of July 7, 1998 RTC Meeting

2. Report on Board Activities

INFORMATION ITEMS

3. Pennsylvania TIP Development Process

PennDOT staff has worked with MPO's and other partners throughout the state to design a new way of developing transportation plans and programs. Several work groups were formed, including financial guidance, to assist in this process. The conclusions of the financial guidance work group were presented to a statewide committee meeting on August 25, 1998. Staff will present a summary.

4. Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century

Funding for Transportation Enhancements was increased under the new legislation, and certain changes in eligibility and procedures were made. Staff will review these points and discuss the schedule and process for project selection.

5. Pennsylvania Statewide Long Range Transportation Plan

Consistent with the requirements of TEA-21, PennDOT has embarked on developing a Statewide Transportation Plan. With a year 2025 horizon, the plan will include all travel modes and will fully contain the region's 2020 Transportation Plan. Central Office staff will outline the process and schedule, and DVRPC staff will review current plan project lists.

6. Bicycle Facilities for Existing Roadways

Staff has finished work on the first year of this program and is prepared to make recommendations for programming. Candidate funding sources include Transportation Enhancement (TE), Congestion Management Air Quality (CMAQ), and Surface Transportation - Urban (STU).

7. Status Reports

FY1998 MAP Program
PA Route 202 (300 & 700) status
PA Route 41

8. Old Business

9. New Business

Attachments

(1) Highlights of July 7, 1998 Meeting
(2) Calendar of Events