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RATS May 19, 2022 Joint Technical and Coordinating Committee Meeting
​VIRTUAL
READING AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY JOINT TECHNICAL AND COORDINATING COMMITTEE MEETING
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022 BEGINNING AT 1:00 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 – 1:00 p.m.
2.   Public Comment / Business from the Floor
3.   Review / Approval of Minutes from Joint Technical / Coordinating Committee of March 17, 2022
4.   Update on Master Planning Agreement C920001375 for FY 2023-2028 (No Materials)
5.   PennDOT Requested Amendments / Modifications to FFY 2021 – 2024 TIP​
6.   Review / Approve Authorization to Release for Public Review and Comment:
          a.  Draft FFY 2023-2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)     Part 1     Part 2     Part 3​
          b.  Draft FFY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
          c.  Draft FFY 2023 Environmental Justice Summary
          d.  Draft FFY 2023 Air Quality Conformity Analysis
          e.  Public Participation Schedule
7.  Update on Creation of the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority (No Materials)
8.  Major Project Status Report and Bridge Status Report
9.  Commuter Services Update (March Activities) (April Activities)
10.  Other Business
11.  Adjournment

Next Meeting:  Technical Committee, Thursday, July TBD via Microsoft Teams / YouTube
                        Coordinating Committee, Thursday, July TBD via Microsoft Teams / YouTube
 
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