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  • 1. Focusing on the Transportation Infrastructure of the PioneerValley of Western MassachusettsPioneer Valley Planning Commission60 Congress StreetSpringfield, Massachusetts 01104www.pvpc.orgPublic Infrastructure in Massachusetts:Costs, Strategies, Funding
  • 2. Transportation Improvement Status Report - 2012THE REGION: PVPC’ REGIONAL PLANNING DISTRICT1
  • 3. Transportation Improvement Status Report - 2012PIONEER VALLEY PROJECTS NEEDS$1,469,471,644 (173 Projects)2CostsDespite the beneficial effects of the 2009 reforms, statewideroad and bridge funding gap has increased from $10.5 Billionto at least $11.3 Billion, a 7% increase since 2007.
  • 4. Highway ProjectsTransportation Improvement Status Report - 2012Estimated Cost$796,464,188 (103 Projects)3
  • 5. Bridge ProjectsTransportation Improvement Status Report - 2012Estimated Cost$304,364,334 (42 Projects)4
  • 6. Transit/Intermodal ProjectsTransportation Improvement Status Report - 2012Estimated Cost$196,480,850 (11 Projects)5
  • 7. Bicycle/Pedestrian ProjectsTransportation Improvement Status Report - 2012Estimated Cost$33,162,272 (12 Projects)6
  • 8. Rail ProjectsTransportation Improvement Status Report - 2012Estimated Cost$139,000,000 + (8 Projects)** Several Projects are in the planning phase, project cost has not yet been determined7
  • 9. Transportation Improvement Status Report - 2012Source: reforms the Legislature enacted in 2009 haveresulted in cost savings estimated at $120 Million per year.
  • 10. Transportation Improvement Status Report - 2012As part of the reforms MassDOT has streamlined the designand construction process in order to reduce the amount oftime between project initiation and construction, thestreamlined process includes:1. Project Needs Form (PNF) – This new form identifiesneeds of the proposed project location prior to start ofdesign.2. Rehabilitation of roadways in place of reconstruction3. Flagmen in place of Police Officers where appropriate.9
  • 11. Additional federal resources are no longer anticipated withlevel funding now widely viewed as the very best casescenario out of Washington along with a continuing ban onearmarks.Transportation Improvement Status Report - 2012$0$5,000,000$10,000,000$15,000,000$20,000,0002004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013Regional Funding 2004-2013Regional Funding10Funding
  • 12. A public consensus that more resources are needed tomaintain our transportation infrastructure will be needed inorder to make further progress on long term solutions.Transportation Improvement Status Report - 2012$139,830,212$219,031,869$260,151,977$355,115,493$298,501,051$363,981,681$453,753,771$498,603,095$607,087,064 $609,149,0702002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012Axis TitleProject Backlog Vs. TargetsRegional TIP Target Estimated Total TIP Project Backlog11
  • 13. Transportation Improvement Status Report - 2012New and alternative transportation revenue sources (nottolls) need to be seriously considered and debated including:1. A regional, place based revenue option that wouldrequire voter-approval to implement; or2. A vehicle miles travelled (VMT) tax.12
  • 14. Transportation Improvement Status Report - 2012QUESTIONS?13