Agenda posted before 5:00 PM, January 25, 2018

Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Committee of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization

Conference Rooms 2 and 3, State Transportation Building,
10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA

February 1, 2018, 9:00 AM (Estimated duration: 50 minutes, expected ending at 9:50 AM)

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

Meeting Agenda

1.      Introductions and Sign-in

2.      Action Items: Approval of Meeting Summary
Sandy Johnston, UPWP Manager, MPO Staff

a.      July 20, 2017, UPWP Committee meeting

b.      October 19, 2017, UPWP Committee meeting

3.      Discussion of UPWP Budget Modifications for FFY 2018
Karl Quackenbush, CTPS Executive Director

a.      Budget for certification review tasks

b.      Timing of project/study location selection (for recurring roadway studies)

c.      Proposed change to scope and budget of the FFY 2018 study, Potential Impacts of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

4.      Introduction to Public Feedback and Review Process for FFY 2019 Universe of Potential Studies
Sandy Johnston, UPWP Manager, MPO Staff

5.      Presentation of Progress Reports for the First  Quarter of FFY 2018
Karl Quackenbush, CTPS Executive Director

6.      Members’ Items

7.      Next Meeting

Proposed for February 15, 2018. Extensive discussion of Universe of Potential Studies planned.

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

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