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2006 December 8, 3rd Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Roundtable

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Location: Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 2700 Lighthouse Point East, Suite 310, Baltimore, MD 21224

Phone: 410-732-0500

Directions: Driving and for Transit Users

Parking: Just past the Linwood Avenue light, turn left into the driveway in front of Blockbuster Video, but do not park in their spaces. Drive to the parking kiosk and take a ticket. Visitors to BMC can get their tickets stamped by our receptionist for 2 hours of free parking. Alternatively, park in any available free spaces on Boston Street. Enter Lighthouse Point through the double glass doors adjacent to the ATM. Proceed straight ahead past the Security Office and take the far elevator to the 3rd floor. If the lot is full, parking on Boston Street and north of Boston Street should not be a problem.

Accomodations: Charm City Guest Information

FTP Site: Login and Password Required

Agenda and Attendees:

  • 8:30 Continental Breakfast – Sponsored by AMPO, NARC, NADO
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
  • 1. Welcome & Introductions:
    • Jamie Bridges, Transportation Planner, Baltimore Metropolitan Council
    • Recognition of co-sponsors – AMPO, NARC, NADO
  • 2. Review Roundtables I & II - Regional Analysis Mapping:
    • Tom Christoffel, Senior Planner, Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission, VA
  • 3. Air Quality – Air Pollution Transport:
    • Brian Hug, Chief, Air Quality Policy & Planning Division, Chief, Air Quality Policy & Planning Division, Maryland Department of the Environment
    • Marilyn Powers, Air Quality Planning Branch, EPA - Region III
  • 4. Transportation and Land Use:
    • Delaware Valley NJ - PA, Rich Bickel, Director, Planning Division, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
    • Lancaster County, PA – Growth Management Plan, Chris Neumann, Director of Transportation Planning, Lancaster County Transportation Coordinating Committee MPO
    • Thomas Jefferson – Charlottesville AT COLAB, Harrison B. Rue, Executive Director, Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission/AMPO Board of Directors
    • Freight Movement Study AT COLAB, Dr. Mary Lynn Tischer, Director, Commonwealth's Multimodal Transportation Planning Office Slides (19 MB)
    • Integrated Corridor Analysis Tool (ICAT), George Schoener, Executive Director, I-95 Corridor Coalition
  • 5. Needs and Opportunities – Discussion
    • Steve Kerr, Executive Director, Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission, VA
    • Further building of data sets for the regional communities of the Mid-Atlantic Super-Region regions – commuting analysis such as WILMAPCO has done for region to region commuting
    • Air transport analysis
    • Other
  • Noon – Lunch Sponsored by AMPO, NARC, NADO
  • Special Presentation – “ Data presentation using Google Earth™” - Brad Spittel
  • 6. Action steps:
    • Steve Kerr, Executive Director, Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission, VA
    • Mid-Atlantic Super-Region Regional Planning Alliance/Committee/Consortium/Group
    • Scoping and funding a multi-regional look at the greater region
    • Congressional Research Request – option?
    • Regional Conference – May 31, 2007 – Arlington or Fredericksburg or Richmond
  • 2:00 p.m.
  • 7. Adjourn
  • Earth Craft House Virginia AT COLAB
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