September 2021 Transportation Policy Council Meeting Agenda

Meeting Information

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Friday, September 24, 2021
9:30 AM

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Due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, this meeting will offer the options to participate by videoconference or in-person. The meeting will be open to the public but restrictions regarding masks, allowable room capacity, and seating arrangements may be in place.

The public meeting location will be 3555 Timmons Lane, Houston, TX – Conference Room 2B. The presiding officer Chair Kenneth Clark of the TPC, and some members will be physically present. Other members will be participating by videoconference in accordance with the provisions of Section 551.127 of the Texas Government Code applicable to a governmental body that extends into three or more counties.

  1. Certification of quorum – Quorum requirement is 14 members
  2. Introductions

  3. Public Comments on Agenda Items
    Meeting participants will be invited to provide public comments on agenda items (3 minutes for each Commenter, please). Written comments may be sent by email to [email protected]. Comments received by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021 will be incorporated into the meeting record. View Written Comments.

  4. Approval of Friday, August 26, 2021 Meeting Minutes Summary
    Request approval of the minutes for August 26, 2021 Transportation Policy Council meeting (TPC Secretary Grady Prestage)

  5. Approval to fill Vacancies on the Transportation Advisory Committee and Transportation Safety Committee Membership
    Request approval to fill vacancies on the Transportation Advisory Committee and the Transportation Safety Committee Membership (Staff Contact: Patrick Mandapaka)

  6. Amendments to the 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the 2045 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP)
    Request TAC recommendation for TPC approval of Resolution No. 2021-25 and 2021-26 (Staff Contact: Jim Dickinson)

  7. Launch of Connect Smart Application
    Ms. Owens will provide an update on the Connect Smart software application (Staff Contact: Jamila Owens)

  8. Update on the 2022-2023 Transportation Surveys
    Mr. Van Slyke will provide an update on the upcoming transportation surveys (Staff Contact: Chris Van Slyke)

  9. Update on the Development of the Regional Transportation Plan
    Mr. Burns will provide an update on the scope and schedule for the next RTP (Staff Contact: Mike Burns)

  10. Quarterly TIP Status Report
    Mr. Beckom will present on the quarterly update of the TIP (Staff Contact: Adam Beckom)

  11. Planning Activities

    1. Administrative Amendments to the 2021-2024 TIP and 2045 RTP
      Present information on the administrative amendments to the 2021-2024 TIP and 2045 RTP (Staff Contact: Jim Dickinson)

    2. Future Amendments to the 2021-2024 TIP and 2045 RTP
      Present information on the future amendments to the 2021-2024 TIP and 2045 RTP (Staff Contact: Jim Dickinson)

    3. 2020 State Safety Report
      Present information on the 2020 State Safety Report (Staff Contact: David Fink)

    4. Summary of Transportation Planning Activities
      Present a summary of Transportation Planning Activities (Staff Contact: Craig Raborn)

    5. H-GAC Board of Directors Report
      Present information on transportation items included on the agenda of the H-GAC Board of Directors meeting held on August 17, 2021 (Staff Contact: Craig Raborn)

  12. Announcements
    All meetings below are conducted by Teleconference (TBD). (TPC Chairman Kenneth Clark)

    • Greater Houston Freight Committee Meeting - September 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

    • Transportation Improvement Program Subcommittee Meeting – October 6, 2021, 1:30 p.m.

    • Next TAC Meeting – October 13, 2021, 9:30 a.m.

    • Next TPC Meeting – October 22, 2021, 9:30 a.m.

    • Transportation Safety Committee Meeting – October 26, 2021, 1:30 p.m.

    • Regional Air Quality Planning Advisory Committee – October 28, 2021, 10:00 a.m.

  13. Adjournment