Welcome to the County of Berks
RATS Coordinating Committee Meeting Agenda-March 16, 2017

Reading Area Transportation Study                          

(610) 478-6300                                                                                            c/o Berks County Planning Commission  
FAX:  (610) 478-6316                                                                                  Berks County Services Center
                                                                                                                     633 Court Street, 14th Floor
                                                                                                                     Reading, PA 19601-4309


TO:         Reading Area Transportation Study Coordinating Committee

INFO:     Municipalities
               Private Transportation Providers
               Berks County Legislators
FROM:   Alan D. Piper, Transportation Planner III                                          
DATE:    March 9, 2017
      There will be a meeting of the Reading Area Transportation Study Coordinating Committee on Thursday March 16, 2017 beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the offices of the Berks County Planning Commission, Berks County Services Center, 633 Court Street, 14th Floor, Reading, PA 19601.
      The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
1.    Call to Order – 1:30 p.m.
2.    Review and Approval of Coordinating Committee Minutes of January 19, 2017
3.    Business from the Floor
4.    Presentation by PennDOT Deputy Secretary Jim Ritzman on PennDOT Connects Policy
5.    Report on PennDOT Road Maintenance and Preservation (Road MaP) Program
6.    Report on Federal Certification Review Final Report
7.    Sinking Spring Borough Proposal for Support of FASTLANE Application
8.    Update on Transportation Alternatives Program Projects and Policy Discussion
9.    PennDOT Requested Amendments / Modifications to FFY 2017 TIP
10.  Update on FFY 2019 Program Update Kickoff
11.  Update on Supplemental UPWP Funding Request
12.  Update on RATS Public Participation Process / Limited English Proficiency Plan
13.  Commuter Services Update
14.  PennDOT Update on Major Projects
15.  Other Business
16.  Adjournment
Next Meeting: Coordinating Committee – Thursday, May 18, 2017                  
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