Regional Transportation Advisory Council Meeting

Conference Room 4, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 3:00 PM

(Estimated duration: One hour and 55 minutes, expected ending at 4:55 PM)

Please note:      This meeting is expected to end 25 minutes later than regularly scheduled Advisory Council meetings.

Meeting Agenda

1.     Introductions, 5 minutes (3:00 PM), AnaChristina Fragoso, Vice Chair

2.     Chair’s Report, 5 minutes (3:05 PM), A. Fragoso, Vice Chair

3.     Approval of January 9, 2019, Meeting Minutes, 5 minutes (3:10 PM), A. Fragoso, Vice Chair (to be posted)

4.     Rail Vision Update, 40 minutes (3:15 PM), Scott Hamwey, Manager of Transit Planning, Massachusetts Department of Transportation, presentation and discussion of strategies for improving commuter rail reliability and performance

5.     Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Universe of Potential Studies, 40 minutes (3:55 PM), Sandy Johnston, UPWP Manager, presentation and discussion of studies under consideration for funding in federal fiscal year (FFY) 2020

6.     3C Documents Committee Update and Discussion, 15 minutes (4:35 PM), Chris Porter, 3C Documents Committee Chair, discussion of the 3C Documents Committee meeting held on February 27, 2019, and the First-Tier List of Projects for the FFYs 2020-24 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

7.     Old Business, New Business, and Member Annoucements, 5 minutes (4:50 PM)

8.     Adjourn (4:55 PM)




Agenda posted before 3:00 PM, March 6, 2019

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