The DVRPC Board

1/24/2008
10:00 AM

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

CALL TO ORDER B CHAIR''S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of December 6, 2007

2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions (Elizabeth Schoonmaker)

a. PA07-71: PennDOT Year of Expenditure Adjustments for SAFETEA-LU Compliance

b. PA07-72a: PA 611, North Broad Street, Glenwood - Gange Street Corridor Improvements (MPMS #17652), Philadelphia

c. PA07-72b: PA 41, Gap Newport Road at Old Baltimore Pike Intersection Improvement Project (MPMS #14613), Chester County

d. PA07-72c: Hares Hill Road over French Creek Bridge Rehabilitation Project (MPMS #13885), Chester County

e. PA07-72d: Greenwood Avenue over SEPTA Mainline Commuter Rail Bridge Replacement Project (MPMS #16197), Montgomery County

f. PA07-74a: Old Baltimore Pike Bicycle/Pedestrian Facility (MPMS #62297), Various Counties

g. PA07-74b: MacDade Boulevard from Ashland Avenue to Cherry Street Signal Improvement Project (MPMS #64790), Delaware County

h. PA07-74c: Susquehanna Road from Huntingdon Road to Tennis Avenue Bikeway Improvements (MPMS #62300), Montgomery County

i. PA07-74d: Old Baltimore Pike Bicycle Facility (MPMS #62299), Delaware County

j. PA07-75a: Food Distribution Center Cross-Dock Facility (MPMS #68068), Philadelphia

k. PA07-75b: Packer Avenue Marine Terminal Gate Enhancement (MPMS #68070), Philadelphia

3. Adoption of the DVRPC Fiscal Year 2009 Planning Work Program (John Griffies)

The public comment period for the DVRPC Fiscal Year 2009 Planning Work Program closed on January 14, 2008. Comments have been received and staff is working on the responses. Board adoption is being requested pending the resolution of any outstanding comments and issues.

4. Adoption of the DVRPC Public Participation Plan: A Strategy for Citizen Involvement (Candace Snyder)

The Public Participation Plan which underwent a 45-day public comment period that ended on January 2, 2008 is now being recommended for Board adoption.

5. Approval of the DVRPC Project Rankings for the Pennsylvania Portion of the SFY 2008/FFY 2009 Airport Capital Improvement Program (ACIP) (Reiner Pelzer)

Staff will present this year''s fiscally constrained ACIP which has been prepared by DVRPC and sponsor airports and has been reviewed by the Regional Aviation Committee (RAC).

6. PENNVEST Applications Review (Chester and Delaware Counties) (Patty Elkis)

PENNVEST has submitted two funding applications, one in Chester County and one in Delaware County, for review by DVRPC.

PRESENTATION

7. PhillyCarShare Project Update (Clayton Lane)

In 2006, DVRPC funded PhillyCarShare to expand its non-profit car-sharing service from 2,000 participants to 15,000 members in all five Pennsylvania counties by 2008. Clayton Lane will update DVRPC on the status of this project, presenting how dollars have been invested, markets currently served, and progress on environmental goals.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

8. Regional Citizens Committee RCC) Report

The activities of the RCC Meeting of January 15, 2008 will be reported to the Board.

9. Executive Director''s Report

a. First Suburbs Summit - December 7, 2007

b. Traffic Club of Philadelphia 100th Annual Dinner - January 22, 2008

c. Faye Moore Reception - January 24, 2008

d. PATCO Open House - January 24, 2008

e. NARC National Conference of Regions - February 2-6, 2008

f. UPenn Transit Studio - Visit to Toronto - March 13-15, 2008

g. Federal Reserve Conference - March 26-28, 2008

h. Philadelphia Leadership Exchange Visit to Atlanta

10. Committee Reports

a. Planning Coordinating Committee/ Regional Transportation Committee - Donald S. Shanis

b. Information Resources Exchange Group - Joseph Fazekas

c. Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force - Donald S. Shanis

d. Regional Aviation Committee - Roger Moog

11. One Minute Reports

Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities of their counties/agencies.

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of meeting of December 6, 2007
(2) Commissioner Summary sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 2g, 2h, 2i, 2j, 2k, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for January 24, 2008


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Thursday January 24, 2008
Immediately following Board Meeting