MEETING OF THE TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEEHOUSTON-GALVESTON AREA COUNCIL3555 TIMMONS LANE, 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM BWEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 20169:30 a.m.
1. Introductions (Chairman Mark Loethen, P.E.)
2. Public Comments on Agenda Items
3. Adoption of Agenda
4. Approval of Minutes for July 13, 2016 meeting (Chairman Mark Loethen, P.E.)
ACTION: AMENDMENTS5A. Recommendation for Transportation Policy Council (TPC) Approval of Amendments to the 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) (Mr. Jim Dickinson, H-GAC)Mr. Dickinson will review and request TAC recommendation for approval of proposed changes to the TIP and RTP.
B. Administrative Amendments to the TIP and RTP (Mr. Jim Dickinson, H-GAC)Mr. Dickinson will review proposed/approved administrative amendments to the TIP or RTP as information to the TAC.
C. Briefing on Future TPC Amendments to the TIP and RTP (Mr. Jim Dickinson, H-GAC)Mr. Dickinson will review requested TPC amendments to the TIP and RTP.
D. Preview of Future 2016-2017 Unified Planning Work Program Amendments (Mr. Nicholas Williams, H-GAC)Mr. Williams will preview a future amendment to the 2016-2017 UPWP.E. Recommendation for TPC Approval of Changes in Functional Classifications for Regional Roadways (Mr. Chris van Slyke, H-GAC)Mr. van Slyke will preview a request from TxDOT for a change in functional classification.
INFORMATION6. Presentation on New Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Risk Assessment Process (Mr. Dave Millikan, TxDOT)Mr. Millikan will provide an overview of TxDOT’s new process for evaluating local governments.
7. Presentation on Commute Solutions Program Relaunch (Ms. Veronica-Baxter-Lamb, H-GAC)Ms. Baxter-Lamb will provide an overview of H-GAC’s Commute Solutions Program and its relaunch.
8. Report on Status of Transportation Planning Activities from Member AgenciesH-GAC and other transportation agencies will update the Technical Advisory Committee on recent planning and implementation activities within their jurisdictions.A. Activity-Based ModelB. Special Districts Call for Planning Study Partners
9. Announcements • Next TPC Meeting – August 26, 2016, 9:30 a.m., Conf. Rm B • Next TAC Meeting – September 14, 2016, 9:30 a.m., Conf. Rm B