Agenda posted before 4:00 PM, April 23, 2020

Revised agenda posted before 9:00 AM, April 28, 2020

Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting

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April 30, 2020, 10:00 AM (Estimated duration: Approximately 2 hours, expected ending at 12:00 PM)

Civil Rights, nondiscrimination, and accessibility information is on page 3.

Meeting Agenda

1.      Introductions, 5 minutes  

2.      Chair’s Report, 2 minutes  

3.      Executive Director’s Report, 5 minutes

4.      Public Comments, 10 minutes  

5.      Committee Chairs’ Reports, 2 minutes

6.      Regional Transportation Advisory Council Report, 2 minutes

7.      Action Item: Approval of March 26, 2020, MPO Meeting Minutes, 1 minute (to be posted)

8.      Action Item: DRAFT Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2021–25 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Matt Genova, MPO staff: Presentation of public comments, discussion, and anticipated vote to release the DRAFT FFYs 2021–25 TIP for a 21-day public review period, 30 minutes (posted)

9.      Action Item: FFYs 2020–24 TIP Highway Amendment Three, Matt Genova, MPO staff: Presentation of public comments, discussion, and anticipated vote to endorse Amendment Three to the FFYs 2020–24 TIP, 15 minutes (posted)

10.   Action Item: FFYs 2020–24 TIP Transit Amendment Four, Matt Genova, MPO staff: Presentation, discussion, and vote to release for a 21-day public comment period, 15 minutes (posted)

11.   Action Item: Destination 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) Amendment One, Anne McGahan, MPO staff: Presentation of public comments, discussion, and anticipated vote to endorse Amendment One to the Destination 2040 LRTP, 15 minutes (posted)

12.   Action Item: FFY 2020 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Amendment One, Sandy Johnston, MPO staff: Presentation, discussion, and anticipated vote to endorse Amendment One to the FFY 2020 UPWP, 15 minutes (posted)

13.   Members’ Items: Reports and notices by MPO members, including regional concerns and local community issues, 5 minutes


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Times reflect the expected duration of each item and do not constitute a schedule.

Meeting locations are accessible to people with disabilities and are near public transportation. Upon request (preferably two weeks in advance of the meeting), every effort will be made to provide accommodations such as assistive listening devices, materials in accessible formats and in languages other than English, and interpreters in American Sign Language and other languages. Please contact the MPO staff at 857.702.3700 (voice), 617.570.9193 (TTY), 617.570.9192 (fax), or

The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) operates its programs, services, and activities in compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and related statutes and regulations. Title VI prohibits discrimination in federally assisted programs and requires that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin (including limited English proficiency), be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity that receives federal assistance. Related federal nondiscrimination laws administered by the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, or both, prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, sex, and disability. The Boston Region MPO considers these protected populations in its Title VI Programs, consistent with federal interpretation and administration. In addition, the Boston Region MPO provides meaningful access to its programs, services, and activities to individuals with limited English proficiency, in compliance with U.S. Department of Transportation policy and guidance on federal Executive Order 13166.

The Boston Region MPO also complies with the Massachusetts Public Accommodation Law, M.G.L. c 272 sections 92a, 98, 98a, which prohibits making any distinction, discrimination, or restriction in admission to, or treatment in a place of public accommodation based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or ancestry. Likewise, the Boston Region MPO complies with the Governor's Executive Order 526, section 4, which requires that all programs, activities, and services provided, performed, licensed, chartered, funded, regulated, or contracted for by the state shall be conducted without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, disability, veteran's status (including Vietnam-era veterans), or background.

A complaint form and additional information can be obtained by contacting the MPO or at To request this information in a different language or in an accessible format, please contact

Title VI Specialist, Boston Region MPO, 10 Park Plaza, Suite 2150, Boston, MA 02116,, 857.702.3700 (voice), 617.570.9193 (TTY)