The DVRPC Board

3/28/2019
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 and CHAIR'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA and NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1.    Minutes of Meeting of February 28, 2019

2.   Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

  1. NJ18-073: Pavement Preservation (DB #X51), Statewide
  2. PA19-38: US 202, Township Line Road to Morris Road (61N) (MPMS #63490), Montgomery County
  3. PA19-39: I-95: Bridge Repairs (95/MB4) (MPMS #107709), City of Philadelphia
  4. PA19-40: 2018 Philadelphia ADA Ramps (MPMS #111409), City of Philadelphia
  5. PA19-41: Group W Bridges (MPMS #110664), Various Counties
  6. PA19-42: I-76 Slope Repair (MPMS #112232 & #112233), Montgomery County
  7. PA19-43: 37th Street Extension (MTF) (MPMS #111192), City of Philadelphia
  8. PA19-44: Lenape Road over Brandywine Creek (Bridge) (MPMS #102853),  Chester County
  9. PA19-45: Chestnut Street Bridges, Ramps, (8) at 30th Street (MPMS #17816), City of Philadelphia
  10. PA19-46: I-95: Pavement Preservation (MPMS #92581), Delaware County

3.  Approval of Phase VII Regional Trails Program Grant Awards

DVRPC will present trail construction, design and planning projects selected for funding by the Phase VII selection committee.  Funds will come from Round 3 of the Regional Trails Program, capitalized by the William Penn Foundation.

PRESENTATION ITEMS

4.   Risks to Transportation Funding in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Transportation Advisory Committee has completed an analysis of the currently unfunded transportation needs in the Commonwealth, together with a series of future threats that could potentially reduce the available funding. These threats include, but are not limited to, national policy changes, state legislative action, legal challenges, and reduced fuel tax revenue due to changing technology. Jim Ritzman, PennDOT Deputy Secretary for Planning, will present the findings.

5.   Tourism and Transportation: Evaluating Access to Tourist Attractions in Greater Philadelphia

In accordance with the FAST Act of 2015, DVRPC incorporated an evaluation of the economic impact of tourism and the existing multimodal accessibility of tourist attractions and potential improvements into the Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018 work programs. Staff will present the process and findings.   

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. Future of Transportation event
  2. City and County Planning Director Meetings
  3. CEDS Update
  4. NJ Transit Board appointment

8.   Committee Reports

(1) Regional Technical Committee

(2) Public Participation Task Force

(3) Regional Safety Task Force

(4) Regional Aviation Committee

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