The DVRPC Board

2/25/1999
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


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CALL TO ORDER - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of January 21, 1998

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment and Modification
FY 1998-2002 New Jersey Section of TIP
  1. Modification 9821 - TIP Projects in FY 1999 (NJ TRANSIT)
  2. Amendment 9822 - Cooper Hospital Helipad (NJDOT), Camden County
3. FY 1999 Work Program Amendment: New Jersey Household Travel Survey

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is requesting DVRPC to conduct a household travel survey for the eight counties in southern New Jersey. Survey information will be expanded for the total population and serve in the transportation and land use planning process.

4. Pennsylvania Transportation Enhancement Project Selection

A draft list identifying 36 applications as "high priority" has been compiled for the Transportation Enhancement Program for consideration by the statewide Transportation Enhancements Advisory Committee (TEAC).

5. Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) Funding in Bucks, Chester, and Delaware Counties

PENNVEST has forwarded eight applications to DVRPC for review for consistency with the regional plan. Each of the projects would improve conditions in areas now developed and identified as future growth areas in DVRPC's DIRECTION 2020.

DISCUSSION ITEMS
6. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

Dennis Winters, Chairman of the RCC, will report to the Board the activities of the RCC's meeting of February 9, 1999.

INFORMATION ITEMS
7. Route 202, Section 700 Litigation

Buckingham Township officials filed a lawsuit against the federal government in U.S. District Court on February 5, 1999. The lawsuit, which names the Federal Highway Administration and the DVRPC as defendants, is a bid to stop the proposed $250 million, nine-mile highway that would run from Montgomery Township to Doylestown in Bucks County.

8. Executive Director's Report
  1. Status of Job Access and Reverse Commute Competitive Grant Program
  2. Central New Jersey Forum
  3. Regional Intergovernmental Transportation Coordinating Study Commission
  4. Status of Route 202, Section 300 Project
  5. TEA-21 ITS Data Research Project for Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
PRESENTATION
9. The Future of First Generation Suburbs in the Delaware Valley Region

Staff will present this report which highlights issues and problems facing older boroughs and early suburban townships clustered around Philadelphia and Camden and along the Delaware River.

ADVISORY ITEMS
10. Committee Reports
a. Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee John B. Claffey
b. Regional Citizens Committee Dennis Winters
c. Board Policy Analysis Committee Barry Seymour

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS
Attachments:
  1. Minutes of meeting of January 21, 1999
  2. Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Item 2a, 2b 3, 4, and 5)
  3. PCC/RTC Recommendations for January 21, 1999
  4. RCC Recommendations for January 21, 1999


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of January 21, 1999
2. Selection of Consultants
  • Intelligent Transportation System Study (ITS)
  • Philadelphia Airport Area Transit Study
  • City of Philadelphia Delaware Riverfront Public Transportation Study
3. DVRPC Application for Fiscal Year 1999 Transportation and Community and System Preservation Pilot Program (TCSP) Funds

A DVRPC proposal entitled Implementing Transit Oriented Development in thePhiladelphia Metropolitan Area: Schuylkill valley Metro Station Area Planning andImplementation was submitted to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) forFY 1999 TCSP funding. The proposal was selected by FHWA and authorizationfor the Executive Director to file the proposed application is being requested.

4. Adoption of Fiscal Year 2000 Budget (July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000)
  • Non-Participating Fund Committee Recommendation
  • Adoption of Budget (copies of proposed budget distributed to Board in January)
OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments: