The DVRPC Board

3/27/2003
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


CALL TO ORDER - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of February 27, 2003

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

TIP Action PA03-15

Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI) for Pennsylvania and New Jersey (DVRPC)

TIP Action PA 03-16a

Route 313 Corridor, Ferry Road / Broad Street (Bucks County)

TIP Action PA03-16b

Edge Hill Road Reconstruction (Montgomery County)

TIP Action PA03-17

West Philadelphia Congestion Mitigation (Philadelphia Streets Department)

TIP Action PA03-18

West Chester Transit Center (Chester County)

3. Proposed Change to the Federal Functional Classification System - Montgomery County

PennDOT has requested the deletion of McCoys Lane in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County from the Federal Functional Classification System since this is a private road and was inadvertently classified.

4. Adoption of the DVRPC Policy on the Reauthorization of the Federal Aviation System Operation and Development Program

AIR 21 is due to be reauthorized at the end of FY 2003. Programs and funding allocations in that legislation will have unique impacts and opportunities for RASP Airports and heliports. The Regional Aviation Committee (RAC) has prepared a policy paper for Board adoption.

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 March 18, 2003.

INFORMATION ITEMS

6. Executive Director's Report

a. Emergency Preparedness Coordination Plan Meeting of March 6, 2003

b. Planning at the Edge Meeting

c. Meeting with New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Office of the Governor on Smart Growth in New Jersey

d. Status of DVRPC's Annual Dinner

PRESENTATION

7. Valley Forge National Historical Park Improvements

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, the National Park Service, Montgomery County, Chester County and DVRPC have been working closely together to develop transportation improvements needed around the Valley Forge National Historical Park, the new national Center for the American Revolution and the surrounding region. A year long study that led to recommendations and an interagency Programmatic Agreement for a range of highway and transit options will be presented.

ADVISORY ITEM

8. Committee Reports

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

b. Information Resources Exchange Group - Michael Ontko

c. Regional Aviation Committee - Roger Moog

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1) Minutes of meeting of February 27, 2003
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 3, 4, and 5)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for March 27, 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 February 27, 2003

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments
(1) Minutes of Meeting of February 27, 2003

* 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: Joe Certaine
PA Dept. of Transportation: Larry M. King
PA Governor's Appointee: Caroline Anderson Novak
PA Counties: Charles H. Martin
City of Philadelphia: Gary Jastrzab