Welcome to the County of Berks
RATS January 6 2022 Technical Committee Meeting
VIRTUAL
READING AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY TECHNICAL COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2022 BEGINNING AT 1:30 PM
 
TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING
The public is invited to participate in the meeting using the County’s YouTube Channel platform for public participation.  You can access this site by clicking here​​, then clicking on the RATS Meeting item.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Public comments may be offered as a part of the meeting online by using the 'Add a Public Comment' feature below the active screen on the YouTube web page.  ​NOTE:  To have the ability to add a comment, you must be registered with YouTube.  Directions for creating a YouTube Account can be found here.
-- Comments may also be submitted via e-mail before or during the meeting to planning@countyofberks.com.
-- If you need alternative methods to communicate during the meeting, email us at planning@countyofberks.com
-- Comments will be addressed, as able, either during the meeting or as a follow-up after the meeting.​
 
LINKS TO MEETING MATERIALS
 
1.    Agenda / Call to Order – 1:30 p.m.
2.    Business from the Floor (No Materials)
4.    Election of Officers (No Materials)
6.    Review / Recommendation on Draft FY 2022-2024 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)
7.    Update on FFY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program Development
      a.  Draft Transit Funding and Projects
      b.  Draft Highway and Bridge Funding
      c.  Draft Highway and Bridge Projects
9.    Review / Recommendation on Updated Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Mapping
10.  PennDOT Updates on TASA / MTF and Highway Projects
11.  Commuter Services Update (November Activity Report) (December Activity Report)
12.  Other Business
          a.  RATS 2022 Meeting Schedule
          b.  Rail Freight Grants          
13.  Adjournment (No Materials)

Next Meeting:  Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1:30 PM via Microsoft Teams / YouTube
 
The Reading MPO is committed to compliance with nondiscrimination requirements of civil rights statutes, executive orders, regulations and policies applicable to the programs and activities it administers. Accordingly, the MPO is dedicated to ensuring that program beneficiaries receive public participation opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religious creed or economic status.  Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities and the location is reachable by public transit. The MPO will provide auxiliary services for individuals with language, speech, sight or hearing impediments provided the request for assistance is made by three days prior to the meeting. The MPO will attempt to satisfy other requests, as it is able. Please make your request for auxiliary services to Michael Golembiewski at (610) 478-6300 or planning@countyofberks.com . If you believe you have been denied participation opportunities, or otherwise discriminated against in relation to the programs or activities administered by the MPO, you may file a complaint using the procedures provided in our complaint process document or by contacting Michael Golembiewski at (610) 478-6300 or planning@countyofberks.com .