The DVRPC Board

10/26/2006
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


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 September 28, 2006

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

a. TIP Action PA07-02: PA 309, Welsh Road to Highland Avenue, Section 101 (MPMS #16477), Montgomery County ($33.4 million)

b. TIP Action PA07-03: US 202, US 30 to North Valley Road (Section 310), (MPMS #64493), Chester County ($7 million)

c. TIP Action PA07-04: River Road Flood Recovery, (MPMS #73624), Bucks County ($12.966 million)

d. TIP Actions PA07-05-14: Deletions and Deferrals of Projects, Various Counties

PA07-05: US 202 (Section 100 Design) (ES1) (MPMS #15385), Chester County - Delay

PA07-06: US 202, Swedesford Road to Route 29, (MPMS #64494), Chester County - Cash Flow

PA07-07: US 202, Township Line Road to Morris Road (Section 61N), (MPMS #63490), Montgomery County - Delay

PA07-08: Camp Road (Bridge) Over East Branch of Perkiomen Creek (MPMS #16099), Montgomery County - Technical Deletion

PA07-09: US 202 (Turn Lanes), US 202 to PA 313 (Swamp Road) (MPMS #13609), Bucks County - Technical Deletion

PA07-10: PA 413, New Rodgers Road (Turn Lane) (MPMS #13576), Bucks County - Technical Deletion

PA07-11: US 30, Coatesville Downingtown Bypass (MPMS #14532), Chester County - Delay

PA07-12: Ardmore Avenue Bridge over SEPTA and Cobbs Creek (MPMS #15225) Delaware County - Delay

PA07-13: PA 291, Platt Bridge Painting (MPMS #57904), Philadelphia- Delay

PA07-14: Headquarters Road (Bridge) (MPMS #13340), Bucks County - Technical Deletion

e. TIP Actions PA07-15-16-17:

PA07-15: I-76, Schuylkill Expressway Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), (MPMS #48185), Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties

PA07-16-17: Deletions (source of funds proposed for I-76, Schuylkill Expressway ITS)

PA07-16: DVRPC CMAQ Competitive Program (MPMS #48201), Various Counties - Technical Deletion

PA07-17: Passyunk Avenue (Signals) Broad Street to 63rd Street, (MPMS #16987), Philadelphia - Technical Deletion Board Meeting Agenda - October 26, 2006

3. Authorization to Open Public Comment Periods for the Destination 2030 Long Range Plan Amendment and the Draft Conformity Finding of the FY 2007 Pennsylvania Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), FY 2007 New Jersey TIP, and the Destination 2030 Long Range Plan

Board authorization is needed to open two 30-day public comment periods to receive comment on the Long Range Plan amendment and the draft conformity finding of the amended Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP). Two comment periods are proposed due to different schedule requirements of the two Metropolitan Planning Organizations involved, DVRPC and the Wilmington Area Planning Commission, WILMAPCO, the MPO for the Wilmington, Delaware region.

DISCUSSION ITEM

4. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

The activities of the RCC meeting of October 17, 2006 will be reported to the Board.

5. DVRPC Board Survey Results

A survey of DVRPC Board members examined a variety of organizational and operational issues. Results of that survey will be presented and discussed.

INFORMATION ITEMS

6. Executive Director's Report

a. DVRPC Board Retreat, September 28, 2006

b. PennDOT Planning Partners Meeting, October 16-18, 2006

c. Philadelphia - New York Exchange, October 24, 2006

d. New Jersey Route 1 Planning Through Partnerships Project

e. Board Work Program Committee Meeting, October 26, 2006

PRESENTATION

7. Update of Regional Aviation Planning Program Activities and Major Issues

Staff will review and summarize the functions of aviation planning at DVRPC. Recent aviation studies and conclusions will be presented. Regional aviation development issues that impact mobility, economic development, and other modes will be highlighted.

8. Committee Reports

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

9. 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, 2c, 2d, 2e, and 3).
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for October 26, 2006


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Thursday, October 26, 2006
Immediately following Board Meeting

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS *

1. Minutes of Meeting of September 28, 2006

2. Contract Authorization: Coming Home: Marketing Older Communities

INFORMATION ITEM

3. FY 2007 Planning Work Program First Quarter Report

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of September 28, 2006
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 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: 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