Agenda posted before 5:00 PM, April 5, 2018

Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting

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

April 12, 2018, 10:00 AM
(Estimated duration: 1 hour and 25 minutes, expected ending at 11:25 AM)

Please Note: This meeting will be followed by a Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Committee meeting beginning at approximately 11:45 AM.

Meeting Agenda

1.      Introductions, 3 minutes

2.      Public Comments, 20 minutes

3.      Chairs Report, 2 minutes

4.      Committee Chairs Reports, 1 minute

5.      Regional Transportation Advisory Council Report, 1 minute

6.      Executive Directors Report, 2 minutes

7.      Action Item: Approval of February 15, 2018, MPO Meeting Minutes, 1 minute (to be posted)

8.      Action Item: Work Program for Service Equity Analysis Support to the MBTA, Katie Pincus, MPO Staff: review and approval of the proposed work to support the MBTA in conducting the required Title VI service equity analyses for major service changes; 5 minutes (posted)

9.      Action Item: Work Program for MBTA Mapping Support, Kenneth Dumas, MPO Staff: review and approval of the proposed work program for providing mapmaking support to the MBTA, upon request, including maps for districts, bus schedules, neighborhoods, fare increases, and detours; 5 minutes (posted)

10.   Action Item: Draft Federal Fiscal Years (FFYs) 201822 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 4, Alexandra (Ali) Kleyman, MPO Staff: presentation and discussion of a proposed amendment to the highway program; vote to release the draft TIP amendment for public review; 10 minutes (to be posted)

11.   Action Item: Draft FFYs 201923 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Alexandra (Ali) Kleyman, MPO Staff: overview of materials and discussion; vote to release the draft TIP document for a 30-day public review period; 30 minutes (posted)

12.   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.