The DVRPC Board

9/27/2007
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)

The Enterprise Center at Burlington County College*
3331 Route 38
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
1-866-756-3384
(Directions attached)

* Please note time and location change



CALL TO ORDER - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of July 26, 2007

2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. PA07-58: South Street Bridge Replacement Project (MPMS #17724), Philadelphia

b. PA07-59: Montgomery Avenue Over AMTRAK Bridge Replacement Project (MPMS# 57276), Philadelphia ¿" Deferred/Deletion of Project Title

3. DVRPC Fiscal Year 2008 Planning Work Program Amendment

a. Traffic Operations Modeling for I-76/I-476 Interchange/Matsonford Road Bridge River Crossings Area

b. PATCO Philadelphia Extension Study Alternatives Analysis

c. PATCO New Jersey Extension Study Alternatives Analysis

4. Approval of Date for December Board and Executive Meetings
The Board will be requested to approve and advertise December 6, 2007 as the date for the December Board and Executive Meetings.

5. Approval of the Board Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2008
The Board will be requested to approve and advertise the schedule of Board Meetings for Calendar Year 2008.

DISCUSSION ITEM

6. PennDOT Policy for Using Act 44 Funds
On July 18, 2007, House Bill 1590 was enacted into law as Act 44 which provided critically needed new funding for public transportation, highways, and bridges. The Board will be requested to examine the use of these funds and to request a less restrictive policy with reference to bridge projects.

INFORMATION ITEMS

7. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report
The activities of the RCC Meeting of August 15, 2007 and September 18, 2007 will be reported to the Board.

8. Executive Director's Report

a. State Transportation Commission Hearings August 16, 2007

b. Northeast States Transportation Planning Conference

c. Smart Transportation Solutions for Pennsylvania and New Jersey

d. New Jersey Alliance for Action Conference

e. Marketing of Older Communities

f. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Dinner

9. Committee Reports

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

b. Information Resource Exchange Group - Joseph Fazekas

c. Board Policy Committee Meeting - Barry Seymour

d. Regional Aviation Committee - Roger Moog

10. 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 July 26, 2007
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, and 3c).
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for September 27, 2007


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Thursday, September 27, 2007
Immediately following Board Meeting

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS **

1. Minutes of Meeting of July 26, 2007

2. Contract Authorization: R-6 Norristown Rail Line Service Extension

3. Approval of the Executive Committee Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2008

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of June 28, 2007
(2) Commmissioner Summary Sheets (Action Item 2)

* 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: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: Gary Jastrzab