Regional Technical Committee

10:00 am, February 6, 2024

Call In Phone Number: 1-346-248-7799 Meeting ID: 841 7062 2778 Passcode: 24766282

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

Call to Order – Chair’s Comments 

Deputy Executive Director’s Report 

Public Comments on Agenda and Non-Agenda Items 


1. Highlights of the January 9, 2024 RTC Meeting

2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions 

Travis Spotts, 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 FY2024 TIP for New Jersey and/or the FY2023 TIP for Pennsylvania. 

  1. PA23-94: I-95 BS5: Delaware Avenue Extension (MPMS #103563), City of Philadelphia – Cashflow CON Phase
  2. PA23-95: Roosevelt Boulevard over Wayne Junction (MPMS #83736), City of Philadelphia – Increase CON Phase
  3. PA23-96: US 202 and PA 29 Sinkhole Remediation (MPMS #107175), Various
    Counties – Add New Project to the TIP
  4. PA23-97: Ridge Pike: School Lane to Belvoir Road/Interchange Area Bridges
    (MPMS #110444), Montgomery County – Cashflow CON Phase

3. Adoption of Regional Safety Targets Update to Satisfy MPO Requirements Under the Federal Transportation Performance Management (TPM) Process

Kevin Murphy, Manager, Office of Safe Streets, will present. The Safety PM Final Rule establishes the process for State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and MPOs to establish and report their safety targets yearly. In 2022, after a focused exploration of data trends, the DVRPC partners adopted regional safety targets in support of Regional Vision Zero 2050. This presentation will highlight recent crash data trends in the context of the Regional Safety Targets update, and the RTC will be asked to recommend Board adoption of updated targets. Materials on the safety targets will be sent out the week of January 29. 

4. FY24 Work Program Amendments - CRRSAA Funding

Shawn Megill Legendre, Manager, Regional Trails Program, will present two work program amendments supported by CRRSAA funding:

  1. Project 23-23-100: Support for Implementation of RAISE Award for Construction of the Camden County LINK Trail, is being added to the FY24 UPWP with $400,000 to cover costs associated with hiring and managing a consultant to fill capacity needed by Camden County in order to implement a RAISE award for construction of the Camden County LINK Trail.
  2. Project 23-62-400:  NJ Local Concept Development,  Dinosaur Trail in Gloucester County, is being added to the FY24 UPWP with $700,000 to hire a consultant to perform a LCD study for two options of segments of the proposed Dinosaur Trail.


5. Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Panel Overview

Leaders from ULI will present the Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) program, which harnesses the multidisciplinary expertise of its members to solve challenging issues in the built environment.  Examples of TAPs conducted in the region will be shared, along with the process for applying for a TAP.

6. Pennsylvania $5 Vehicle Registration Surcharge  - Discussion on Uses of Collected Revenue for Local Transportation Projects

RTC members from Southeastern Pennsylvania counties will present how their jurisdictions are putting this fee to use to address transportation issues.


7. IIJA Update 

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

8. One Minute Reports

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


9. Meeting Adjournment

The next scheduled meeting of the RTC is Tuesday, March 12,  2024, planned for all virtual.

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