The DVRPC Board

1/28/2016
10:00am

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 - CHAIR'S COMMENTS

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA and NON-AGENDA ITEMS

NOTE: Visitors may view details and leave comments on any Action Item below by clicking on the hyperlinked title.

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of December 9, 2015

 

2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

  1. PA15-68: I-95, Columbia Avenue to Ann Street (GR1), (MPMS  #79686), City of Philadelphia
  2. NJ16-003: CR 583, US 206 (Princeton Ave) and CR 645 (Brunswick Circle Extension) Roundabout, (DB# 04314), Mercer County
  3. PA15-70: Penn’s Landing Project Development (Study), (MPMS #106264), City of Philadelphia

3. DVRPC Fiscal Year 2017 Work Program

The Draft Planning Work Program for FY 2017 was approved by the Board on December 9th, 2015 for distribution and review, with the public comment period scheduled to close on January 15, 2016. DVRPC staff is in the process of responding to comments that have been received and are working to resolve any open issues. After Board adoption, relevant revisions will continue to be incorporated into the Work Program and the Final document will be produced. The Board is being asked to adopt the Final FY 2017 Planning Work Program, pending the resolution of any outstanding comments and issues.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

4. One Minute Reports

Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities of their counties/agencies.

PRESENTATIONS

5. Cultivating Camden: The City’s Food Economy Strategy

Created in partnership with the Campbell Healthy Communities Program and The Reinvestment Fund, Cultivating Camden: The City’s Food Economy Strategy, analyzes the city’s current food system and food economy, acknowledging the challenges that residents face in accessing healthy food, while at the same time making recommendations to grow food as an economic sector; increase opportunities for food entrepreneurs; engage Camden’s institutions; and support organizations already working to increase access to healthy food, healthcare, and job opportunities.

6. Executive Director's Report

  1. Creation of DVRPC Local Subsidiary
  2. New Releases
  3. Energy Vision Working Group
  4. Traffic Club of Greater Philadelphia
  5. Transportation Research Board meeting highlights
  6. Public Participation Task Force members
  7. TIP Amendments and Air Quality Conformity public comment period

7. Committee Reports

  1. Regional Technical Committee
  2. Transportation Operations Task Force
  3. Information Resources Exchange Group
  4. Public Participation Task Force
  5. Regional Safety Task Force
  6. Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force
  7. SOS Roundtable

OLD BUSINESS

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Attachments:

  1. Draft Minutes of Meeting of December 9, 2015
  2. Commissioner’s Summary Sheets (Action Items 2 and 3)