APRIL 2016 Agendas

MEETING OF THE TRANSPORTATION PROJECT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

FOR THE

TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD

 

Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Office

211 N. Florence St, Suite 103, 1st Floor

El Paso, Texas 79901

 

AGENDAWEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016, 1:30 P.M.

1.Call to Order……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….......Chair

 

OPEN COMMENT PERIOD

The Transportation Project Advisory Committee (TPAC) will allow speakers from the audience to comment on any transportation related issue that is not on the agenda. During the course of the meeting, audience members will be given the opportunity to discuss each item in the order in which it appears on the agenda, after the Committee has discussed the item. Speakers will be allowed three (3) minutes for their comments. For more information, please contact Brenda Garcia, (915) 212-0258 at the MPO Office.

 

(The agenda and backup materials are included in the packet, and on the MPO webpage:http://www.elpasompo.org)

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO:

2.Approve motions for theTransportation Project Advisory Committee……………………………………..…………….……..Chair

(TPAC) March 2, 2016.

 

DISCUSSION AND ACTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE TRANSPORTATION POLICY BOARD (TPB) TO:

3.Amend the Horizon 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), and the Horizon…..…….……………...…...……...TXDOT

2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to program the IH-10 Mesa Park Interchange and Frontage Roads project to build I-10 Frontage Roads and overpass at Mesa Park from Mesa Park Interchange to Executive Center Interchange (MPO ID# I011B-CAP/CSJ 2121-02-150) in FY 2017, using $3,890,000 of Category 12, $8,216,000 of Prop 1/Category 2 (MPO allocation), $3,829,000 of Proposition 1/Category 4 (El Paso District Connectivity allocation), $2,803,957 of Category 2/Metro Mobility (MM), and $4,261,043 of Category 7/Surface Transportation Program-MM (STP-MM) funds (these funds will be transferred from FY 2016 to FY 2017), for a total of $23,000,000.

4.Amend the Horizon 2040 MTP and the Horizon 2015-2018 TIP………………………………………………………….…TxDOT

to program the US 54 Patriot Freeway Widening to widen to 6 lanes (by adding 2 inside lanes) from Hondo Pass to Loop 375 (Trans Mountain) project (MPO ID# F054X-CAP / 0167-01-095), in FY 2017, using $7,755,200 of STP-MM funds and $7,350,351 of Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) to STP-Flex funds, for a total of $15,105,551.

5.Approve Phase 2 of the Bike Share Program using STP-MM funds in FY 2016….……………………………………….CRRMA

6.Approve the recommendation from the TPAC 5310 Ad Hoc Committee,………....….………..5310 Ad Hoc Committee Chair

to award FY 2015 FTA 5310Urbanized Area Grant funds, in FY 2016, ofthe Horizon 2040 MTP and the Horizon 2015-2018 TIP.

  • NM South Central Regional Transit District (SCRTD) in the amount of $52,000 for capital for an ADA compliant bus and $57,044 in operational funding for a new flex-route for an award total of $109,044;
  • City of Socorro in the amount of $52,220 for capital funding for an ADA compliant mini-van;
  • Project Amistad in the amount of $212,500 for capital to replace ADA compliant vehicles and add ADA compliant vehicles to fleet and $105,065 for operational funding to continue existing 5310 programs for an award total of $317,565

 

7.Approve Project Amistad’s request for Transportation Development Credits (TDC)…………………………………………MPO

to cover the capital local match of $37,500 of FY 2015 5310Urbanized Area Grant in FY 2016.

 

8.Approve projects recommendations for the Amended Horizon 2040 MTP………………….….……….……..……………....MPO

and the Horizon 2017-2020 TIP.

 

Thenext regular meetingof the TPACis at1:30 p.m.onMay 4,2016,or as needed.The due date for submittal ofagenda items, names of speakers, attachments, items for presentations, andProject Request Forms (PRFs) is no later thanApril 20, 2016 by 3:00p.m.

 

 

9.Adjournment.

 

Sign Language and foreign interpreters (provided that one is available)and copies of the Agenda will be provided inBraille, large print, other languages, or audiotapeupon request made at a minimum of48 hoursprior to the date and time of the meeting.

 

Lenguaje de señas, intérpretes al Español (a condición de que uno esté disponible)y copias de la agenda se proveerán enBraille, copias ampliadas, otros idiomas, o la cinta magnética para audiocon petición de un mínimo de 48 horas antes de la fecha y de la hora de la reunión.

POSTED THIS1stDAY OF APRIL 2016AT THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, FIRST FLOOR, 500 EAST SAN ANTONIO STREET, EL PASO, TEXAS 79901.New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) website:www.nmprc.state.nm.us

 

 

 

 

Brenda Garcia, Recording Secretary for the

Transportation Project Advisory Committee

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