The DVRPC Board

1/25/2007
10:30 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


* NOTE: BEGINNING JANUARY 25, 2007
TIME CHANGE TO 10:00 A.M. FOR ALL BOARD MEETINGS

BOARD FY 2007 WORK PROGRAM
COMMITTEE MEETING
preceding Board Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
All Board Members and Alternates
are invited to attend.



(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 - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of December 7, 2006

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. TIP Action PA07-19: American Cities/Safe Routes to School Phase 3 (proposed new DEMO Project MPMS #74828), Philadelphia ($4 million)

b. TIP Action PA07-20: Roosevelt Boulevard Safety Improvements (proposed new DEMO Project MPMS #74839), Philadelphia ($1.274 million)

c. TIP Action NJ07-05: Route 130/Campus Drive (DB #95078B1), Burlington County ($1.5 million)

d. TIP Action NJ07-06a: Route 295, Tomlin Station Road to Route 45, Rehabilitation (DB #00372A), Gloucester County ($42.915 million)

e. TIP Action NJ07-06b: Route 30, Clementon at Gibbsboro Road (proposed deletion, DB #95032), Camden County

f. TIP Action NJ07-06c: Route 30, Cooper River Drainage Improvements (DB #9377), Camden County (19,120,000)

g. TIP Action NJ07-06d: Route 73, Fox Meadow Road/Fellowship Road (DB #94068), Burlington County

3. DVRPC Fiscal Year 2007 Planning Work Program Amendments

a. Supplemental I-95 Street Road Interchange Traffic Study

b. Interstate 95/US 322 Interchange Improvement Traffic Study

4. Approval of the DVRPC Project Rankings for the Pennsylvania Portion of the Draft FY 2007/2008 Airport Capital Improvement Program (ACIP)

Each year in February, DVRPC provides to PennDOT a priority listing of recommended airport capital expenditures in the region for the next grant year. This year's fiscally constrained ACIP which was prepared by staff along with sponsor airports has been reviewed by the Regional Aviation Committee (RAC) and will be presented to the Board for approval.

5. Adoption of the DVRPC FY 2008 Planning Work Program

The final DVRPC FY 2008 Planning Work Program will be presented to the Board for approval.

6. Adoption of the DVRPC Title VI Compliance Plan

The draft Title VI Compliance Plan entitled Equity and Opportunity underwent a 45-day public comment period that ended on November 17, 2006. A summary of comments has been prepared for Board review and the Board will be requested to adopt the Plan.

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

Two PENNVEST funding requests, one in Delaware County and one in Philadelphia will be presented for Board approval.

8. Proposed Amendments to the Tri-County Water Quality Management Plan

a. Medford Crossings North and South Wastewater Management Plan, Medford Township, Burlington County

b. Florence Township Wastewater Management Plan, Florence Township, Burlington County

PRESENTATIONS

9. New Jersey Safety Program

Dennis Merida, Federal Highway Administration, New Jersey, will present an update of their Safety planning initiatives.

10. Impacts of Gaming in Greater Philadelphia

Staff will present the results of the study entitled Impacts of Gaming in Greater Philadelphia which examines potential transportation, land use and signage impacts of the proposed casino development in the Greater Philadelphia region. This study offers an overview of the legislation and licensing process, the casino proposals, the potential impacts, and a variety of recommendations including changes to zoning, design standards, parking requirements, access management, transit service, billboard ordinances, and directional signage.

11. Freight For A Day

DVRPC performed a comprehensive scan of regional freight operations on September 20, 2006 (Freight For A Day). Many members of the DVRPC Freight Advisory Committee provided key information and data for this effort. Staff will present the results from this snapshot.

INFORMATION ITEMS

12. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

The activities of the RCC meeting of January 16, 2006 will be reported to the Board.

13. Executive Director's Report

a. Pennsylvania Transportation and Funding Reform Actions

b. New Jersey Executive Order 37

c. County meetings and presentations

d. Delaware Riverfront Planning

14. Committee Reports

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

b. Land Use and Housing Committee - Mary Bell

c. Regional Aviation Committee - Roger Moog

d. Goods Movement Task Force - Donald Shanis

15. 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 7, 2006
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 2g, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8a, and 8b).
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for January 25, 2007


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Thursday, January 25, 2007
Immediately following Board Meeting

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS *

1. Minutes of Meeting of December 7, 2006

INFORMATION ITEMS

2. Draft DVRPC Fiscal Year 2008 Budget

3. DVRPC FY 2007 Planning Work Program Second Quarter Report

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of December 7, 2006

* Voting Members:
New Jersey
NJ Dept. Of Community Affairs: Joyce Paul
NJ Dept. Of Transportation: Brent Barnes
NJ Governor's Appointee: Sonia Frontera
NJ Counties: Jerald R. Cureton, Esq.
City of Camden: Arijit De


Pennsylvania
PA Governor's Policy Office: Joanne Denworth
PA Dept. of Transportation: Larry M. King
PA Governor's Appointee: Richard W. Hayden, Esq.
PA Counties: Carol Aichele
City of Philadelphia: Gary Jastrzab