The DVRPC Board

9/28/2006

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

The Villanova Conference Center *
601 County Line Road
Radnor, PA 19087
Phone: (610) 523-1776

* PLEASE NOTE: LOCATION AND TIME CHANGE

(Lunch will be served following the meeting)

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 July 27, 2006

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. TIP Action PA07-01: Penn's Landing Water Shuttle Ramp Infrastructure Improvements, DRPA/ PATCO ($1 million)

b. TIP Action NJ07-01: Public Safety Security Equipment, DRPA / PATCO ($320,000)

3. Amendment to the Pennsylvania Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Procedures to Amend or Modify the Transportation Improvement Program

A MOU exists between DVRPC, PennDOT, and SEPTA to establish agreed upon procedures for modifying or amending the TIP. From time to time this MOU requires changes to improve, clarify, or streamline the process. The Board will be asked to approve the recommended language into the regions' MOU to address the new statewide Interstate Management Program.

4. Approval of Draft DVRPC Title VI Compliance Plan and Public Outreach

DVRPC is required to adopt a Title VI Compliance Plan which addresses such issues as responsiveness to Title VI requirements for project selection in the Work Program, the TIP and the Long-Range Plan and to provide evidence of public outreach and involvement of all regional citizens. A draft plan has been developed and the Board is being requested to approve this plan for a 45-day public comment period which begins on October 2, 2006.

5. Fiscal Year 2007 Planning Work Program Amendments

The following projects are being presented for Board approval for inclusion into the Fiscal Year 2007 Planning Work Program.

a. Philadelphia Bicycling Ambassador Program, City of Philadelphia

b. US 202 Section 700 Traffic Study, Phase III, Montgomery and Bucks Counties

c. Bucks County Regional Traffic Study, Phase II, Bucks County

d. Ambler Transit Revitalization Investment District (TRID) Plan, Montgomery County

e. Quakertown Rail Restoration Alternatives Analysis, Bucks County

f. Camden Metro-Region Trails Strategy, City and County of Camden, Gloucester and Burlington Counties

6. Approval of Revised Date for December Board Meeting

The Board will be requested to approve and advertise the revised December Board meeting date. The date for the December meeting is now scheduled for
December 7, 2006.

7. Approval of the Board Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2007

DISCUSSION ITEMS

8. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

The activities of the RCC meeting of September 19, 2006 will be reported to the Board.

INFORMATION ITEMS

9. Executive Director's Report

a. Transportation Funding and Reform Commission Meeting, September 15, 2006

b. Greater Valley Forge TMA Conference, September 27, 2006

c. Cross County Connection TMA Conference, September 13, 2006

d. County Commissioner and Freeholder Briefings

e. TRB Future of MPO's Conference, August 27-29, 2006

f. FY 2008 DVRPC Work Program

10. Committee Reports

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

b. Information Resource Exchange Group - Joseph Fazekas

c. Intelligent Transportation Systems - John Ward Technical Task Force

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 July 27, 2006
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 3, 4, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e, and 5f).
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for September 28, 2006


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING


  Thursday, September 28, 2006
Immediately following Board Meeting