Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization

Technical Committee

AGENDA

THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015
1:30 p.m.
County/City Building, Room 113


Roll call and acknowledge the "Nebraska Open Meeting Act"

  1. Review and action on the draft minutes of the February 20, 2015 Technical Committee meeting.

  2. Review and action on revisions to the FY 2015 2018 Transportation Improvement Program.
    • b) Lower Platte South-Natural Resource District: Add Salt Creek Levee Trail, N.14th Street to Cornhusker Highway, 4,950 foot 10-foot wide concrete trail on the Oak Creek and Salt Creek Levees between Haymarket Ball Park Trail and Cornhusker Highway.

      c) City of Lincoln, Trails: Billy Wolf Trail, #RTP 2014(002), Move project funding for construction and construction engineering into FY 2014-15.

  3. Review and action on a recommendation regarding 2015 Self-Certification review that the Transportation Planning Process for the Lincoln Metropolitan Area complies with applicable federal laws and regulations. Includes briefing on the FHWA/FTA 2013 Quadrennial TMA Certification Review.

  4. Review and action on the proposed FY 2016-2019 Transportation Improvement Program.

  5. Review and action on the MPO's proposed FY 2015-2016 Unified Planning Work Program. The proposed UPWP report is located on the Lincoln MPO web page, www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/plan/mpo/.

    * Planning Emphasis Areas for Federal Fiscal Year 2016. FHWA and FTA issued a letter to Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) and State Departments of Transportation (State DOTs) encouraging them to give make these a priority as they develop their respective planning work programs. The PEAs are being highlighted to continue to place emphasis on transportation planning based on MAP-21 and Secretary Foxx's strategic objectives for surface transportation.

  6. Briefing on the FHWA and MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Assessment initiative to reduce the growing number of pedestrian and bicyclist injuries and fatalities through a comprehensive approach that addresses infrastructure safety, education, vehicle safety and data collection. The new safety campaign will begin with road safety assessments conducted by U.S. Department of Transportation field offices in every state, and will produce multiple resources to help communities build streets that are safer for people walking, bicycling and taking public transportation.
  7. Briefing on the Lincoln StarTran Transit Development Plan (TDP) Update.
  8. Briefing on the Lincoln MPO 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) update and traffic model update.
  9. Other topics for discussion.