The DVRPC Board

1/24/2013
10:00am
NOTE: Work Program Committee Meeting 9:30-10:00AM

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 and NON-AGENDA ITEMS

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

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of December 6, 2012

 

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

  1. PA13-12: Ardmore Transportation Center – Phase I (MPMS# 73214), SEPTA
  2. PA13-13: Gradyville Road (Bridge) (MPMS# 64821),  Delaware County
  3. PA13-14: Philadelphia ADA Ramps Project (MPMS# 69109), City of Philadelphia
  4. PA13-17: All-Weather Pavement Marking (AWPM) Program – State Fiscal Year 2012-2013 (MPMS# 96190), Various Counties
  5. PA13-15: District 6-0 Bridge Maintenance and Surface Treatment Contracts (Various MPMS#), Various Counties
  6. PA13-16: I-95, Shackamaxon Street to Ann Street (GIR) - Design (MPMS# 17821), City of Philadelphia
  7. NJ12-45: Route 130, Columbus Road/Jones Street (DB# 02397), Burlington County
  8. NJ12-47: Median Cross Over Protection Contract #12 (DB# 12367), Statewide

3. DVRPC Fiscal year 2013 Planning Work Program Amendments

  1. Pennsylvania Partnership to Promote Natural Gas Vehicles
  2. I-76 and I-476 Interchange Operational Improvements
  3. Alternatives Development for Roosevelt Boulevard Transit Investments

4. Adoption of DVRPC Fiscal Year 2014 Unified Planning Work Program

The Draft Planning Work Program for FY 2014 was approved by the Board for distribution and review, with the public comment period closing on January 14, 2013. DVRPC staff are in the process of responding to comments that have been received and are working to resolve any open issues. After Board adoption, relevant revisions will continue to be incorporated into the Work Program and the final document will be produced.

DISCUSSION ITEM

5. One Minute Reports

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

PRESENTATION

6. Land Use Analysis

Land use information and analysis is a fundamental tool in the planning process, and DVRPC’s land use data is updated based on aerial surveillance gathered every five years. Additionally, DVRPC maintains an inventory of protected public and private open space in the Delaware Valley. The inventory tracks all publicly owned open space, preserved farmland, and non-profit protected open space. Staff will present a summary and highlights of the region’s 2010 land use data, as well as the 2011 protected open space inventory.

7. Executive Director's Report

  1. Board Retreat Summary
  2. Environmental Justice and Public Participation Update
  3. African American Heritage Tour Brochure
  4. Renewable Energy Ordinances

8. Committee Reports

  1. Regional Technical Committee
  2. Information Resource Exchange Group

OLD BUSINESS

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Attachments:

  1. Minutes of Meeting of December 6, 2012
  2. Commissioner Summary Sheet (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 2g, 2h, 3a, 3b, 3c, and 4)
  3. Adoption of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Fiscal Year 2014 Planning Work Program