The DVRPC Board

1/23/2003
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 2004 WORK PROGRAM
COMMITTEE MEETING
preceding Board Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
All Board Members and Alternates
are invited to attend.


AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of December 4, 2002

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

TIP Action NJ03-01

TIP Action PA03-07

2003 Traffic Signal Improvements (Burlington County)

SEPTA Woodbourne/Oxford Valley Circulator (Bucks County)

3. Adoption of DVRPC FY 2004 Planning Work Program

Recommendations from the Board Planning Work Program Committee, the Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee (PCC/RTC) and the Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) will be presented to the Board for approval of the DVRPC FY 2004 Planning Work Program (PWP). The PWP consists of three main sections: the DVRPC regular Work Program; the Supportive Regional Highway program; and the Transit Support Program (TSP).

4. Regional Emergency Coordination Plan

The Board Policy Analysis Committee will report their recommendations for DVRPC's involvement in preparing a comprehensive Regional Emergency Coordination Plan.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

5. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

Dennis Winters, Chairman of the RCC, will report to the Board the activities of the
RCC's Meeting of January 14, 2002.

6. Transportation Equity Act (TEA-21) Reauthorization Proposal

The current federal authorization legislation for highway and transit projects will be completed at the close of this federal fiscal year on September 30, 2003. Reauthorization legislation is being developed and staff has prepared a policy paper which contains detailed recommendations to be forwarded to congress. The paper has been reviewed by the Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee, the Regional Citizens Committee, and the Board Policy Analysis Committee. Recommendations are now being forwarded to the Board for their consideration.

INFORMATION ITEMS

7. Executive Director's Report

a. Central New Jersey Transportation Forum held on December 5, 2002

b. U.S. Department of Transportation Certification Review February 5-6, 2003

b. Status Report on the DVRPC 2003 Annual Dinner

PRESENTATIONS

8. I-295 / I-76 / Route 42 Interchange Reconstruction

DVRPC has long identified this interchange as a high priority regional need within our plan due to deficiencies in highway safety, geometry and operations. New Jersey Department of Transportation will present to the Board the EIS process that will identify alternatives to meet transportation goals and support efforts to maintain quality of life for local residents.

ADVISORY ITEM

9. Committee Reports

a. Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee - John B. Claffey

b. Regional Aviation Committee - Roger Moog

c. Board Policy Analysis Committee - Barry Seymour

d. Goods Movement Task Force - John J. Coscia

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of meeting of December 4, 2002
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 3, and 4)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for January 23, 2003


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING



DECEMBER 4, 2002
Immediately following Board Meeting


AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS*

1. Minutes of Meeting of December 4, 2002

2. Contract Authorization: Philadelphia Neighborhood Plans Study

INFORMATION ITEMS

3. DVRPC Draft Fiscal Year 2004 Budget

4. DVRPC FY 2003 Planning Work Program Second Quarter Report

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of Meeting of December 4, 2002

* Voting Members:

New Jersey
NJ Dept. Of Community Affairs: Joyce Paul
NJ Dept. Of Transportation: Brent Barnes
NJ Governor's Appointee: Paul P. Josephson
NJ Counties: Thomas J. Gurick
City of Camden: Edward Williams

Pennsylvania
PA Governor's Policy Office: Robert E. Baker,Jr.
PA Dept. of Transportation: Larry M. King
PA Governor's Appointee: Caroline Anderson Novak
PA Counties: Charles H. Martin
City of Philadelphia: Gary Jastrzab