Regional Transportation Advisory Council Meeting
Conference Room 1, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA
October 16, 2019, 3:00 PM
(Estimated duration: One hour and 35 minutes, expected ending at 4:35 PM)
1. Introductions, 5 minutes (3:00 PM), AnaCristina Fragoso, Vice Chair
2. Chairs Report, 5 minutes (3:05 PM), A. Fragoso, Vice Chair
3. Approval of June 12, 2019, and August 14, 2019, Meeting Minutes, 5 minutes (3:10 PM), A. Fragoso, Vice Chair (Minutes posted to MPO Website Calendar before meeting)
4. Review of Critical Urban Freight Corridors: Crossing Mystic River, 45 minutes (3:15 PM), Bill Kuttner, Transportation Planner, MPO staff, presentation and discussion of a study examining traffic flows of heavy vehicles on the corridor between Route 99 in Everett and the Charlestown and Gilmore Bridges
5. Advisory Council Election, 30 minutes (4:00 PM), Matt Archer, Advisory Council Coordinator, presentation of nominees, statements from candidates, and vote to elect. Nominees for Chair: Schuyler Larrabee, Boston Society of Architects, and Len Diggins, Rider Oversight Committee. Nominee for Vice Chair: Scott Zadakis, CrossTown Connect.
6. Old Business, New Business, and Member Announcements, 5 minutes (4:30 PM)
7. Adjourn (4:35 PM)
Agenda posted before 3:00 PM, October 10, 2019.
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