The DVRPC Board

6/24/2010
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

CALL TO ORDER - CHAIR'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of May 27, 2010

2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. NJ10-25: Berlin Road, Gibbsboro Road and White Horse Road, Streetscape Improvements Project (DB #D1009), Camden County

b. PA09-105: Capital Asset Lease Program (MPMS #59966), SEPTA - Federalizing

3. Project Selection for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Bike and Pedestrian Projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

4. DVRPC Fiscal Year 2010/2011 Planning Work Program Amendments:

a. Tri-County Water Quality Management Board (WQMB)

b. Regional Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Annual Evaluation and Update

c. Regional Planning for Transit Supportive Development

5. DVRPC Annual Self-Certification of the Regional Transportation Planning Process

Federal regulations require that the Metropolitan Planning Organization self-certify that the Regional Transportation Planning Process is carried out in conformance with applicable federal regulations. Staff will present its recommendation for Board adoption.

6. Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) Funding Requests in Delaware County and Philadelphia

7. Election of Fiscal Year 2011 DVRPC Board Officers

Elections will take place for the Fiscal Year 2011 DVRPC Board Officers. At this time nominations may be taken from the floor.

INFORMATION ITEMS

DISCUSSION ITEMS

8. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

The activities from the RCC Meeting of June 15, 2010 will be reported to the Board.

PRESENTATIONS

9. NJ 73 Corridor Study

An overview will be given of the recently completed NJ 73 Corridor Study. This study seeks to preserve the operating performance of the current transportation facilities within the NJ 73 corridor by promoting multi-modal transportation solutions to help alleviate current and forecasted travel growth, coordinate land use and transportation planning, determine policies for future transportation improvements, and encourage municipal actions to achieve a land use pattern that is reflective of smart growth principles.

10. DVRPC Long-Range Vision for Freight

Freight shipments, which are forecasted to significantly grow in the coming years, produce a variety of impacts on communities in the Delaware Valley. Working with local freight stakeholders, DVRPC has identified a list of guiding policies and needed transportation projects to improve the flow of freight. By addressing the unique operations and needs of freight shippers and carriers, this effort complements the Connections 2035 long range plan.

11. Executive Director's Report

a. Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee Hearing

b. Launch Event for "Philly Homegrown – Real Local Flavor"

c. Economic Value of Open Space Study

d. New Jersey Association of Counties Presentation

e. Sustainable Communities Program Grant

f. FY2012 Work Program Development

12. Committee Reports

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

b. Information Resource Exchange Group - Joseph Fazekas

c. Regional Community and Economic Development Forum - Richard Bickel

d. Regional Aviation Committee - Roger Moog

13. One Minute Reports

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

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