The DVRPC Board

12/4/1998
9:30 AM

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 October 22, 1998

2.    Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Modifications and Amendment

Pennsylvania Portion of the TIP:

     
  1. Amendment 9752 - I95: From Shackamaxon St. to Ann St.(City of Philadelphia)
  2.  
  3. Modification 9753 - PA 309: Ft. Washington Interchange (Montgomery County)
  4.  
  5. Modification 9754 - PA 113, Kimberton Road at PA 401 (Chester County)
  6.  
  7. Amendment 9755 - Harrisburg Rail Line Improvements (PennDOT)

    New Jersey Portion of the TIP:

     
  1. Amendment 9818 - Technical Corrections Package for FY 1999 (NJDOT)

3.    Year 1999 Planning Work Program Amendments

     
  1. Year 2025 Transportation and Land Use Plan
    An amendment to the FY 1999 Planning Work Program is needed foradditional funds to update and revise the Year 2020 Plan to reflect thechanging and emerging trends within the region and to maintain a 20 yearplanning horizon.


  2. Transportation Enhancement (TE) Program Development
    Existing program funds will be transferred to this project to provide resourcesfor the review and prioritization of candidate TE projects.

4.    Draft Fiscal Year 2000 DVRPC Planning Work Program

The Board Planning Work Program Committee will make its recommendations tothe Board to release the Draft FY 2000 Planning Work Program for review andcomment.

5.    Job Access and Reverse Commute Competitive Program Grant Program -  Regional Plan Acceptance, Applicant Selection and Programming Commitment

A new grant program has been included in TEA-21 entitled The Job Access andReverse Commute Competitive Grant Program which requires MPO's to selectqualifying applicants for the program, commit to amend the regional TIP, andprepare and maintain a Regional Job Access and Reverse CommuteTransportation Plan.

6.    Pennsylvania 21st Century Environment Commission

The Pennsylvania 21st Century Environment Commission has prepared a reportwhich recommends methods and policies to improve the environmental quality ofthe Commonwealth, while allowing for enhanced economic and social progress.

7.    Approval of Board Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 1999

DISCUSSION ITEMS

8.    Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

    Dennis Winters, Chairman of the RCC, will report to the Board the activities of the RCC's meeting of November 10, 1998.

9.    Executive Director's Report

     
  1. Intelligent Transportation Systems Council Meeting, November 13, 1998

ADVISORY ITEMS

10.    Committee Reports

     
  1. DVRPC FY 2000 Planning Work Program Committee - Colin A. Hanna
  2.  
  3. Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee - John B. Claffey
  4.  
  5. Regional Citizens Committee - Dennis Winters
  6.  
  7. Board Policy Analysis Committee - Barry Seymour    

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1)    Minutes of meeting of October 22, 1998
(2)    Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Item 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 3a, 3b, 4, 5 and 6)
(3)    PCC/RTC Recommendations for December 4, 1998
(4)    RCC Recommendation for December 4, 1998


DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

The Forrestal at Princeton*
Hotel & Conference Center
College Road East
Princeton, New Jersey
(Directions Attached)

* NOTE: Change in Location

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS

1.    Minutes of Meeting of October 22, 1998

2.    Selection of Consultants

     
  1. Quakertown-Stony Creek Rail Restoration Study (Bucks and Montgomery Counties)
  2.  
  3. Delaware River Walkway Study (City of Trenton)
  4.  
  5. Reconstruction of South Pemberton Road (CR 530) (Southampton and Pemberton Townships, Burlington County)

3.    Approval of Executive Committee Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 1999

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments:
(1)    Minutes of Meeting of October 22, 1998
(2)    Commissioners Summary Sheet (Action Item 2a, 2b, and 2c)