The DVRPC Board

3/22/2012
10:00am

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 AGENDA or NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

ACTION ITEMS

NOTE: Visitors may view details and leave comments on any Action Item below by clicking on the hyperlinked title.

1. Minutes of Meeting of February 23, 2012

 

2a. Mobility Alternatives Program Grant Applications

 

2b. Transportation Management Association Assistance Grant Program

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS

3. Connections 2040 Long Range Plan Progress

The Connections 2040 plan includes a new, in-depth project selection process using Decision Lens and a heightened focus on the gap in transportation funding. Staff will provide an update on the revised project selection process and the approach to educating the public and bringing our region’s leaders together on funding the region’s transportation needs.

4. Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance

The DVSGA facilitates smart growth by recognizing proposed projects – development plans, municipal plans and conservation projects – at the earliest stages to help them gain approval at the local level. Projects are applicant-submitted and reviewed by an independent, regionally diverse jury. Staff will lead a discussion on whether or not DVRPC should administer the program in the future.

5. The Mismatch Between Housing and Jobs

Staff will summarize the recently released DVRPC report “Mismatch between Housing and Jobs – A 2011 Update and Discussion on Achieving Balance” and discuss next steps for DVRPC’s housing work.

6. State and Federal Transportation Funding Update     

Staff will provide a current status update on transportation funding from Washington, Harrisburg and Trenton.

ONE MINUTE REPORTS            

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

 

8. Executive Director's Report

  1. CMAQ Funding Available
  2. Public Participation Task Force
  3. NJ TransAction conference
  4. Smart Growth Alliance Forum
  5. CEDS Annual Review and Update
  6. Regional Listening Session

9. Committee Reports

  1. Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee
  2. Information Resource Exchange Group
  3. Regional Safety Task Force
  4. Transportation Operations Task Force
  5. Regional Aviation Committee

OLD BUSINESS

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Attachments

  1. Minutes of Meeting of February 23, 2012
  2. Commissioner Summary Sheet (Action Items 2a and 2b)
  3. PCC/RTC Recommendations for March 22, 2012