Regional Technical Committee

10:00 am, June 6, 2023

This Meeting is Being Held In person with an Online option. 1-346-248-7799 Meeting ID: 833 7577 3421 Passcode: 77605992

DVRPC Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA

For directions call (215) 592-1800

Call to Order – Chair’s Comments 

Deputy Executive Director’s Report 

Public Comments on Agenda and Non-Agenda Items 


  1. Highlights of the May 9, 2023 RTC Meeting 
  2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions 

Ethan Fogg, DVRPC Capital Program Coordinator, will present. The dynamic nature of funding transportation improvements and the need to remain within financial constraint require amendments or modifications to the TIP on a regular basis. The following projects require formal TIP modifications or amendments this month for the FY2022 TIP for New Jersey and/or the FY2023 TIP for Pennsylvania. 

  1. PA23-51: US 422 Expressway Section M1B (MPMS #16738), Montgomery   County – Increase CON Phase
  2. PA23-52: Lawn Avenue (MPMS #12965), Bucks County – Temporarily  Cashflow CON to LRP
  3. PA23-53: Carbon Reduction Program Line Item (MPMS #119299), Various Counties – Increase Formula Funding
  4. PA23-54: PART Service Vehicle (MPMS #119810), PART – Add New Project into the TIP
  5. NJ22-127: Pavement Preservation (DB #X51), Various Counties – Increase ERC Phase
  6. NJ22-129: Bridge Maintenance Fender Replacement (DB #17357), Various Counties – Increase ERC Phase
  7. NJ22-130: Bridge Preventative Maintenance (DB #13323), Various Counties – Increase EC Phase
  8. NJ22-131: Porchtown Road (CR 613) Bridge over Still Run at Iona Lake (DB #2216), Gloucester County – Add LCD Graduate to TIP
  9. Request to Open Public Comment Period for Draft Amendment 2 to Connections 2050 Plan, Draft FY2024 TIP for New Jersey, Draft Amendment to FY2023 TIP for Pennsylvania, and Conformity Finding of the Plan and TIPs

     3. Amani Bey, DVRPC Planner, Long-Range Planning, will present. Staff requests authorization to open a public comment period for the purpose of gathering public and agency comments on Draft Amendment 2 of the Connections 2050 Long-Range Plan, Draft FY2024 TIP for New Jersey, the Draft Amendments to the FY2023 TIP for Pennsylvania, and the Draft Conformity Determination of the amended Connections 2050 Long-Range Plan, the Draft FY2024 TIP for New Jersey, and Amendments to FY2023 TIP for Pennsylvania to issue proper public notifications; to publish the draft documents on the Internet; to make copies available at certain public libraries; and to hold public meetings.

    4. FY 2024 New Jersey TCDI Grant Program

Spencer Gober, DVRPC Associate Manager, Office of Community & Economic Development, will present. In February 2023, DVRPC solicited applications for the FY 2024 TCDI grant program from eligible New Jersey entities. The program details and projects recommended for funding will be presented.

    5. Annual Self Certification of Regional Transportation Planning Process   

Brett Fusco, DVRPC Associate Director of Comprehensive Planning, will present. Federal regulations require that Metropolitan Planning Organizations self- certify that the Regional Transportation Planning Process is carried out in conformance with applicable federal regulations. 

    6. Election of Fiscal Year 2024 Regional Technical Committee Officers 

The RTC nominating committee will present a slate of candidates for FY 2024.  


    7. Outreach & Engagement for Our Streets: A Trenton Bike Plan for All

Marissa Volk, DVRPC Transportation Planner, Office of Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Planning, and Michael Kolber, City of Trenton, will present. A city-wide network of bike lanes would significantly impact the 30% of Trenton households that don’t have a car, as well as parking and traffic patterns. For these reasons, effective outreach and engagement is crucial to the success of the Trenton bike plan. The presentation will review outreach channels the project team used, open house activities, lessons learned, and next steps for this ongoing work.

     8. DVRPC Data Center Q & A

Jared Dobkin, DVRPC Data Specialist, Data Coordination, will present. The DVRPC Data Center is a recent addition to our website that allows easier access to datasets, maps and applications. Jared Dobkin from the office of Data Coordination will be giving a brief run through of the page and is available for a Q&A following. Make sure to check out the Data Center ahead of time at:


     9. IIJA Update 

An update on IIJA funding opportunities and coordination activities will be provided. 

     10. One Minute Reports

RTC Members and guests will be invited to provide updates on the activities of their agencies.

Old Business and New Business

    11. Meeting Adjournment

The next scheduled meeting of the RTC is Tuesday, July 11, 2023.

Air Quality Partnership
Tracking Progress
Connections 2050
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)
Economic Development District