Transportation Technical Committee

For the Tulsa Transportation Management Area

Meeting Notice and Agenda

10:00 a.m.  Wednesday, March 17, 2010

2 West 2nd Street, Tulsa, OK, 74103, Williams Tower II, Suite 800 Map

Consider, discuss and/or take action on:

1. Call to Order and Introductions

2. Minutes of February 17, 2010  pdf

3. Jobs for Main Street Applications pdf

The Transportation Policy Committee voted to extend the application deadline to March 8, due to the lack of action by congress to fund additional transportation infrastructure projects.  In response to this call for projects 12 entities have submitted 34 applications requesting nearly $36 million in federal funding.  Staff will present the applications and eligibility to the committee.

4. Transportation Improvement Program Amendments  pdf

a)  Last Summer INCOG adopted a resolution to process a TIP amendment for TIGER applications should they be selected for funding.  The US DOT selected the I-244 bridge application for funding at approximately $50,000,000.  This project is consistent with the Destination 2030 Plan and staff recommends approval.

b)  Further, ODOT is requesting an amendment to the FFY2010 TIP to include a project to reconstruct SH-51 east of the Creek County line for $6,000,000. This project is consistent with the Destination 2030 Plan and staff recommends approval.

c)   Finally, INCOG is seeking an amendment to include a line item for locally selected projects in anticipation of funding in the Jobs for Main Street bill.  These projects are consistent with the Destination 2030 Plan and staff recommends approval.

5.  Limited English Proficiency Analysis pdf

At the quadrennial certification review, the FHWA and FTA recommended INCOG conduct an analysis of individuals with Limited English Proficiency to determine if the transportation planning process and products should address particular language groups. Based on an analysis of US Census data, staff has determined that the transportation planning process should specifically accommodate Spanish speaking individuals in the Tulsa metropolitan area.  Staff will review the analysis with the Committee and is seeking concurrence on the determination to accommodate Spanish speaking individuals.

6. Reports/Discussion

a)   ODOT Long Range Transportation Plan Public Feedback

b)  Travel Demand Model Update Report

c)   TIP Line Item Update  htm

7. Other Business

8. Adjournment

If you require special accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please notify the INCOG Transportation Planning Division at or 918-584-7526, by March 15, 2010