Agenda posted before 5:00 PM, April 26, 2018 (Revised 10:00 AM, May 2, 2018)
Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting
Woburn Municipal Country Club, 5 Country Club Road, Woburn, MA 01801
May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM (Estimated duration: 2 hours and 5 minutes, expected ending at 12:05 PM)
Civil Rights, nondiscrimination, and accessibility information is on page 2.
Please Note: This meeting will be preceded by a Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Committee meeting beginning at 9:00 AM
1. Introductions, 3 minutes
Remarks by the Host Municipality: City of Woburn,
Mayor Scott D. Galvin, 10 minutes
3. Public Comments, 10 minutes
4. Chairs Report, 2 minutes
5. Committee Chairs Reports, 1 minute
6. Regional Transportation Advisory Council Report, 1 minute
7. Executive Directors Report, 2 minutes
8. Action Item: Approval of March 1, 2018 Meeting Minutes, 1 minute (posted)
9. Action Item: Work Program for South Coast Rail Buzzards Bay Commuter Rail Pilot Study, Scott Peterson, MPO Staff: review and approval of the proposed work to support MassDOT in analyzing potential railroad passenger service extension to Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod; 10 minutes (posted)
10. Action Item: Work Program for Allston Transit Access Study, Jonathan Belcher, MPO Staff: review and approval of the proposed work to support MassDOT by summarizing existing conditions of the public transportation network serving the Allston neighborhood of Boston and recommending potential changes and improvements to service; 10 minutes (to be posted)
11. Action Item: Draft Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2018 UPWP Amendment 1, Bryan Pounds, MassDOT, UPWP Committee Chair, and Karl Quackenbush, MPO Executive Director: presentation and discussion of a proposed amendment to the current fiscal year UPWP; vote to release the draft FFY 2018 UPWP amendment for public review; 15 minutes (posted)
12. Action Item: Draft FFY 2019 UPWP, Bryan Pounds, MassDOT, UPWP Committee Chair, and Sandy Johnston, MPO Staff: presentation and discussion of the MPOs upcoming planning work program; vote to release the draft FFY 2019 UPWP for public review; 20 minutes (posted)
13. Action Item: State Fiscal Year 2018 Transit Asset Management (TAM) Targets for the Boston Region, Michelle Scott, MPO Staff, and Satyen Patel, MBTA: presentation, discussion, and adoption of the proposed set of TAM performance targets for the Boston region; 35 minutes (posted)
14. Members Items, reports and notices by MPO members, including regional concerns and local community issues; 5 minutes
Posted materials are available via the MPOs meeting calendar webpage at ctps.org/calendar/month.
Times reflect the expected duration of each item and do not constitute a schedule.
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