Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization

Transportation Planning Certification Review

 

10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA

October 16 and 17

Agenda

DAY 1: Tuesday, October 16

 

8:30 -8:45 Introductions & Opening Remarks

 

8:45-9:15 Boston Region MPO Showcase (30 min)

         Activities/Accomplishments

         Products/Services

         Future

 

9:15-10:45 Metropolitan Planning Process and Key Documents

         Performance-Based Planning and Programming (PBPP)

         Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

         Congestion Management Process (CMP)

         Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)

 

10:45-11:00 15-Minute Break

 

11:00-12:00 Metropolitan Planning Process and Key Documents (cont.)

         Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Financial Planning & Project Programming

 

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break

 

1:00-2:30 Intermodal Transportation Coordination

         Transit Planning (Trains, buses, ferries)

         Active Transportation

 

2:30-2:45 15-Minute Break

 

2:45-3:45 Planning Focus Areas

         Automated Vehicles/Connected Vehicles

         Ridesharing (Uber/Lyft, etc.)

 

3:45-4:00 Wrap up Day 1

 

 

 

 

DAY 2: Wednesday, October 17

 

8:30-9:30 Civil Rights & Non-Discrimination

         Environmental Justice

 

9:30-10:45 MPO Public Participation Process and Outreach

10:45-11:00 15-Minute Break

 

11:00-12:00 Inter-Agency Agreements

         MPO Organization structure

         RTA involvement

         UZA MOU

 

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break

 

1:00-2:15 Environmental Mitigation/Climate Change/Resiliency

 

2:15-3:15 Planning Focus Areas

         Freight

 

3:15-4:00 Wrap-up

 

6:00 7:30 FHWA and FTA Public Meeting