Agenda posted before 11:00 AM, March 23, 2017
Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting
Conference Rooms 2 and 3, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA
March 30, 2017, 10:00 AM
(Estimated duration: 3 hours, expected ending at 1:00 PM)
1. Introductions, 3 minutes
2. Public Comments, 45 minutes
3. Chair’s Report, 5 minutes
4. Committee Chairs’ Reports, 5 minutes
5. Regional Transportation Advisory Council Report, 5 minutes
6. Executive Director’s Report, 5 minutes
7. Action Item: Approval of March 2, 2017, MPO meeting minutes, 2 minutes (posted)
Item: Public Participation Plan, Amendment One, Karl
Quackenbush, MPO Executive Director: discussion on the comments received on the
proposed amendment to shorten the public comment period for certification
21 days; vote to approve, 15 minutes (posted)
9. Selection of Study Locations, Mark Abbott, MPO Staff: presentation and discussion of the proposed locations for conducting the following two studies: Addressing Safety, Mobility, and Access on Subregional Priority Roadways and Low-Cost Improvements to Express-Highway Bottlenecks; 10 minutes
10. FFYs 2018–22 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Development:
a. Draft MBTA Transit Programming, FFYs 2018–22, Alexandra (Ali) Kleyman, MPO Staff, and MBTA Staff; presentation on the MBTA’s proposed selection of projects and programs to be funded with federal transit funds; 20 minutes
b. Staff Recommendation, Ali Kleyman, MPO Staff: presentation and discussion of the recommended projects to be funded with the MPO’s highway target funding, and information on statewide funded projects; 60 minutes (to be posted)
11. Members’ Items, reports and notices by MPO members, including regional concerns and local community issues; 5 minutes
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