The DVRPC Board

12/4/2008
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



(Lunch will be served following the meeting)

* Please park at the National Constitution Parking Garage
(Parking is also still available at the Bourse Garage
for Board Members and Alternates)

A list of attendees will be given
to the Security Guard in the Main Lobby
Upon arrival, please check in with the Guard for a visitor badge
then proceed to the 8th floor DVRPC Conference Room



CALL TO ORDER - CHAIR'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of October 23, 2008

2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. PA09-08a: Parkway Streetscape Improvement Projects (MPMS #84649), Philadelphia

b. PA09-08b: Shakespeare Park at 19th/20th/Vine/Parkway (MPMS 85059) Philadelphia

c. PA09-09: PA 252 Underpass and US 30 Intersection (MPMS #85062), Chester County

d. PA09-10: Pa 309, Fort Washington Interchange - Commerce to Pennsylvania Avenue (MPMS #64275), Montgomery County

e. NJ09-01: Laurel Springs Streetscape Improvement project (DB #D0901), Camden County

f. NJ09-02: River Road Improvements/Cramer (DB #D0902), Camden County

3. Fiscal Year 2009 Planning Work Program Amendment: TreeVitalize Municipalities Collaboration in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties

The DVRPC proposes to continue its collaboration with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to promote tree planting and municipal capacity building initiatives in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.

4. Adoption of 2008 Regional Congestion Management Process (CMP) Update

The CMP is a systematic process for managing congestion in the region. An update to the 2006 version has been prepared which incorporates more recent data, enhanced criteria, an innovative way to refine strategies for each subcorridor, and ongoing coordination. Adoption is being requested by the Board.

5. Approval to Distribute the DVRPC FY 2010 Planning Work Program

Board approval is being requested to distribute for review and comment the Draft DVRPC FY 2010 Planning Work Program.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

6. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

The activities from the RCC Meeting of November 18, 2008 will be reported to the Board.

PRESENTATIONS

7. Camden County Presentation

Freeholder Louis Cappelli, Camden County, will present the county's ongoing projects

8. Parking Study

Staff will present a recent DVRPC study, The Automobile at Rest: Toward Better Parking Policies in the Delaware Valley, which presents an overview of parking policies and requirements in the region, along with strategies for better managing and designing parking.

9. Executive Director's Report

a. Long Range Plan County Meetings

b. Classic Towns Update

c. Mid-Atlantic Forum

d. Smart Transportation Projects

e. Regional Economic Development Framework

f. Climate Change Planning

g. Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) Award

10. Committee Reports

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

b. Land Use Transportation and Economic Development (LUTED) - Rob Graff

c. Land Use and Housing Committee - Mary Bell

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 October 23, 2008
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 3, 4, and 5)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for December 4, 2008


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Thursday December 4, 2008
Immediately following Board Meeting

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS

** 1. Minutes of Meeting of October 23, 2008

2. Contract Authorization: Media Planning and Buying Services for Commuter Services Unit

INFORMATION ITEM

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of October 23, 2008
(2) Commissioners Summary Sheet (Action Item 2)

* Voting Members:
New Jersey
NJ Dept. Of Community Affairs: Joyce Paul
NJ Dept. Of Transportation: David A. Kuhn
NJ Governor's Appointee: Joseph Neal, Esq.
NJ Counties: Loius Cappelli, Jr., Esq.
City of Camden: Edward Williams


Pennsylvania
PA Governor's Policy Office: Joanne Denworth
PA Dept. of Transportation: James Ritzman
PA Governor's Appointee: David Mandelbaum
PA Counties: Carol Aichele
City of Philadelphia: Rina Cutler