Agenda posted before 5:00 PM, February 23, 2017

Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting

Wellesley Free Library, Main Branch, Wakelin Room
530 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482

March 2, 2017, 10:00 AM
(Estimated duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes, expected ending at 12:30 PM)

Please note: This meeting will be held in Wellesley rather than our usual Boston location.

Meeting Agenda

1.      Introductions, 5 minutes

2.      Public Comments, 5 minutes

3.      Welcome Remarks by the Host Municipality: Town of Wellesley, 15 minutes

4.      Chair’s Report, 5 minutes

5.      Committee Chairs’ Reports, 5 minutes

6.      Regional Transportation Advisory Council Report, 5 minutes

7.      Executive Director’s Report, 5 minutes

8.      Action Item: Approval of MPO Meeting Minutes, 5 minutes

a.      February 2, 2017 (to be posted)

b.     February 16, 2017 (to be posted)

9.      Action Item: Draft Federal Fiscal Years (FFYs) 2017–21 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 2, Alexandra (Ali) Kleyman, MPO Staff: presentation of public comments and revisions (if any); vote to approve; 10 minutes (posted)

10.   FFY 2018–22 TIP Development: Draft Project Evaluations, Alexandra (Ali) Kleyman, MPO Staff: presentation of the draft results of the evaluation of roadway projects to be considered for programming; 20 minutes (to be posted)

11.   Route 1A-Vinnin Square Priority Corridor Study in Marblehead, Salem, and Swampscott, Seth Asante, MPO Staff: presentation of the results of this corridor study that investigates the deficiencies of Route 1A and recommends safety and operational improvements, 25 minutes (posted)

12.   Exploring the 2011 Massachusetts Travel Survey: MPO Travel Profiles,
Karl Quackenbush, MPO Executive Director and William Kuttner, MPO Staff: presentation and discussion of this report that summarizes commuting patterns and automobile use in the 13 planning regions in Massachusetts and compares travel by workers and non-workers and home-based and non-home-based travel; 40 minutes (posted)

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

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