Agenda posted before 4:00 PM, July 12, 2018



Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting

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

July 19, 2018, 10:00 AM (Estimated duration: 1 hour and 10 minutes, expected ending at 11:10 AM)

Civil Rights, nondiscrimination, and accessibility information is on page 2.

Meeting Agenda

1.      Introductions, 3 minutes

2.      Public Comments, 5 minutes

3.      Chair’s Report, 2 minutes  

4.      Committee Chairs’ Reports, 1 minute

5.      Regional Transportation Advisory Council Report, 2 minutes

6.      Executive Director’s Report, 2 minutes

7.      Disparate Impact and Disproportionate Burden (DI/DB) Policy Development Update, Tegin Teich, Chair, Regional Transportation Advisory Council, and Jay Monty, MPO Member: update on the public workshop and third stakeholder working group meeting; 4 minutes

8.      Action Item: Approval of May 3, 2018, MPO Meeting Minutes, 1 minute (to be posted)

9.      Action Item: Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), Amendment Two, Anne McGahan, MPO Staff: discussion of new federal air quality regulations and revisions to the LRTP to demonstrate conformity of the LRTP and federal fiscal years 2019-23 Transportation Improvement Program with the State Implementation Plan, Clean Air Act, and US Environmental Protection Agency requirements;  MPO vote to release draft amendment for public review and comment; 15 minutes (posted)

10.   Action Item: FFYs 2018-22 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Amendment Six, Ali Kleyman, MPO Staff: presentation and discussion of proposed Amendment Six to the FFYs 2018-22 TIP; MPO vote to release draft amendment for public review and comment; 10 minutes (to be posted)



11.   Update on Focus40, the MBTA’s 25-Year Investment Plan, Jennifer Slesinger, Senior Transportation Planner and Focus40 Project Manager, Massachusetts Department of Transportation: presentation and discussion of the Focus40 process, proposed programs, and next steps; 20 minutes

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.