The DVRPC Board

3/23/2017
10:00 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 - CHAIR'S COMMENTS

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA and NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

ACTION ITEMS

1.    Minutes of Meeting of February 23, 2017

 

2.   Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

  1. NJ16-111:  South 7th Street, Pine Street to Atlantic Avenue, (DB #D1705), City of Camden
  2. NJ16-112:  Hurffville-Grenloch Road (CR 635), Skelly Lane to CR 705 (Woodbury-Turnersville), (DB #D1701), Gloucester County
  3. NJ16-113:  CR 555 (Main Road), Route 40 (Harding Highway) to CR 557 (Tuckahoe Road), (DB #D1704), Gloucester County
  4. NJ16-115: Cooper’s Poynt Roads Reconstruction Project (TIGER),  (DB #D1708), City of Camden
  5. PA17-28: I-95 Philadelphia to Scudder Falls, (MPMS #92582), Bucks County
  6. PA17-29:  Citywide Resurfacing 106, 107, 108, 109, and ADA Ramps 2, (MPMS #s 108090, 108092, 108095, 108087, & 108098), City of Philadelphia
  7. PA17-30:  PA Statewide Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), (Various MPMS #s), Various Counties 
  8. PA17-31:  Parkesburg Station Improvements, (MPMS # 108843), Chester County

3. Fiscal Year 2017 Planning Work Program Amendment

Supporting the Region's Small and Medium Manufacturers (SMMs) in the Defense Supply Chain

Small and medium manufacturers (SMM)s that supply products and/or services to the U.S Department of Defense (DoD) play an important role in national security and are an important part of the region's economy. DVRPC will partner on this project with  the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) to develop a program designed to strengthen and diversify DoD's domestic supply chain, by establishing productive working relationships between the region's SMMs in the defense supply chain and DoD’s Manufacturing USA Innovation Institutes. 

4. Electronic Voting for DVRPC Board Meetings

Amend the By-Laws of the Commission and Executive Committee to permit electronic voting in the event that a Board or Executive Committee meeting must be cancelled due to inclement weather or any other circumstance, and action is deemed essential to carry out the immediate business of the Commission.

PRESENTATION ITEMS

5. Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Opportunities in Greater Philadelphia

DVRPC is completing a new report, Building on Our Strengths, to assess TOD opportunities throughout the region. A new rating system evaluates rail transit station areas based on demographic, physical and market conditions that influence the potential success of TOD. By identifying station areas with TOD potential, this framework can guide public and private investments.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

6. One Minute Reports

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

7. Executive Director's Report

  1. DVRPC Non-Profit Subsidiary
  2. MPO Coordination Rule
  3. Potential TMA Funding Adjustments
  4. PennDOT Road MaP initiative
  5. CEO Council for Growth
  6. Southern New Jersey Development Council
  7. Fleets for the Future workshop
  8. On-Road Bike Lane program
  9. SOS Roundtable: The New Normal for Downtowns
  10. New Releases and other meetings

8. Committee Reports

  1. Regional Technical Committee
  2. Public Participation Task Force
  3. Transportation Operations Task Force
  4. Information Resources Exchange Group

OLD BUSINESS

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Attachments:

  1. Draft Minutes of Meeting of February 23, 2017
  2. Commissioner’s Summary Sheet (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 2g, 2h, 3, and 4).