Regional Technical Committee

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


10:00 a.m.RTC Meeting Begins

12:00 p.m.Working Lunch

1:30 p.m. New Jersey Subcommittee: Scoping

1. Report of October 7, 1997 RTC Meeting

2. Report on Board Activities


3. 1998 - 2002 Transportation Improvement Program (NJ) Modification as Necessary

During the course of the year, it becomes necessary to amend or modify the existing Transportation Improvement Program. New Jersey DOT has requested a modification to the FY 1998 - 2002 TIP concerning Enhanced Vehicle Maintenance and Inspection.

4. New Jersey Congestion Management System (CMS)

In October, the Board approved a CMS for operation in the Pennsylvania portion of the region. This month the RTC will review the system for the New Jersey counties and is expected to make a positive recommendation to the Board. Federal regulations require a fully operational system at the start of FY 1998.

5. Schedule of Meeting Dates for 1998

The schedule of RTC meeting dates for 1998 is enclosed. Please review these dates and recommend any changes during the meeting.


6. Mobility Alternatives Program

The first quarter report on MAP implementation results will be provided.

7. FY 1999 Planning Work Program Development

The Board's Work Program Committee on the development of the FY 1999 Planning Work Program has met three times, most recently on November 10. Staff will provide an overall status report including a schedule for the Transit Support Program (TSP).

8. Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)

Staff will provide a summary of the ITS conference held at DVRPC in October. RTC recommendations on future ITS coordination and committee structure will be sought.

9. 1990 Travel Simulation

All Travel and ridership forecasts for projects such as the Cross Country Metro, PA Route 41, US 202, South Jersey Light Rail System, Schuylkill Valley Metro, Woodhaven Expressway are based on DVRPC's Travel Simulation Model. Staff will present and compare the results to actual highway and transit volumes. Explanation of the models as validated with recent surveys and census data will be provided.

10. Information Reports

National TIP Conference held at DVRPC Millstone Bypass Federal authorization/appropriations for funding 1998 and beyond National New Jersey TIP MOU revision status Re-engineering the Programming Process in Pennsylvania

11. Old Business

12. New Business