Agenda posted before 5:00 PM, February 8, 2018

Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting

Conference Rooms 2 and 3, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA

February 15, 2018, 10:00 AM
(Estimated duration: 2 hours, expected ending at 12:00 PM)

Please Note: This meeting will be followed by a Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Committee meeting beginning at approximately 12:15 PM

Meeting Agenda

1.      Introductions, 2 minutes

2.      Public Comments, 8 minutes

3.      Chairs Report, 5 minutes

4.      Committee Chairs Reports, 2 minutes

5.      Regional Transportation Advisory Council Report, 1 minute

6.      Executive Directors Report, 5 minutes

7.      Action Item: Approval of December 21, 2017, MPO Meeting Minutes, 2 minutes (to be posted)

8.      Action Item: Draft Federal Fiscal Years (FFYs) 201822 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Adjustment 3, Alexandra (Ali) Kleyman, MPO Staff: review of the proposed adjustments to transit programming for MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA); vote to approve; 10 minutes (posted)

9.      FFYs 201923 TIP Development: Final Project Evaluation Results and Update, Alexandra (Ali) Kleyman, MPO Staff: presentation of the final results of TIP roadway project evaluations; discussion of other factors to consider for project selection; and an update of the schedule, process, and budget for upcoming programming of highway funds; 30 minutes (to be posted)

10.   Capital Investment Plan (CIP): 201923 Development Process, Michelle Ho and Nicole Tishler, MassDOT, and Samantha Silverberg, MBTA; 20 minutes

11.   Community Transportation Program Development, Andrew Reker, MPO Staff: update on the work to establish an ongoing process for identifying and selecting the most promising project candidates to include in future TIPs under the MPOs Community Transportation investment program; 10 minutes

12.   Planned Stakeholder Engagement and Public Outreach to Support the Development of a Disparate Impact / Disproportionate Burden (DI/DB) Policy, Betsy Harvey, MPO Staff: update on the development of an MPO DI/DB policy to demonstrate whether disparate impacts or disproportionate burdens result from the MPOs transportation investments; overview of the upcoming external stakeholder engagement and public outreach in support of developing a policy; 20 minutes

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.