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Transportation Planning Certification Summary Report


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Transportation Planning Certification Summary Report

  1. 1. Transportation Planning Certification Summary Report Sandra Jackson FHWA 04/07/06
  2. 2. Washington, DC-VA-MD, Transportation Management Area <ul><li>Pursuant to 23 United States Code (USC) 134(i) (5) and 49 USC 1607, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) must jointly certify the metropolitan transportation planning in Transportation Management Areas (TMA) at least once every three years. As written in the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) of 2005, the Federal Certification process will now occur at least once every four years. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Transportation Planning Certification <ul><li>Federal Team </li></ul><ul><li>FHWA </li></ul><ul><li>FTA </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Department of Transportation’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center </li></ul>
  4. 4. Review Findings <ul><li>Agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Self Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Long Range Plan/Transportation Improvement Program </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Planning and Fiscal Constraint </li></ul><ul><li>Congestion Management System </li></ul>
  5. 5. Review Findings <ul><li>UPWP </li></ul><ul><li>Air Quality Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent Transportation Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Travel Demand Forecasting and Models Development </li></ul><ul><li>Planning Factors </li></ul><ul><li>Freight and Goods Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Safety and Security Planning </li></ul>
  6. 6. Review Findings <ul><li>Land Use Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Multimodal Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Title VI and Americans with Disabilities Act </li></ul><ul><li>Public Involvement </li></ul>
  7. 7. Transportation Planning Certification <ul><li>Summary of Federal Team Meetings: </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion with Access for All Advisory Committee Members – September 15, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion with Citizens Advisory Committee Members – September 15, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Note: The report reflects the perspective and direct comments of the CAC unless otherwise noted. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Certification Statement <ul><li>The FHWA and the FTA have determined that the transportation planning process of the Transportation Planning Board of the Washington DC-VA-MD TMA meets the requirements of the Metropolitan Planning Rule at 23 CFR Part 450 Subpart C and 49 CFR Part 613. The FHWA and the FTA are, therefore, jointly certifying the transportation planning process. </li></ul>
  9. 9. THANK YOU <ul><li>Washington, D.C., District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) </li></ul><ul><li>Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) </li></ul><ul><li>Maryland State Highway Administration (MSHA) </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (VDRPT) </li></ul><ul><li>Washington Metropolitan Area Transit (WMATA) </li></ul><ul><li>18 Cities and Counties </li></ul>
  10. 10. Contact Information <ul><li>For questions and/or comments, contact: </li></ul><ul><li>FHWA </li></ul><ul><li>Sandra Jackson </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>FTA </li></ul><ul><li>Tony Tarone </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>