Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018
County/City Building, Room 113
Roll call and acknowledge the "Nebraska Open Meeting Act"
- Review and action on the draft minutes of the April 19, 2018 Technical Committee meeting.
- Review of the Transit Asset Management (TAM) Performance Measures. Established in the Transportation MAP-21 Act and affirmed in the FAST Act of 2015, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requires the development of a performance-driven and outcome-based program to provide for a greater level of transparency and accountability, improved project decision-making, and the efficient investment of Federal transportation funds.
The StarTran Transit Asset Management Plan is designed to meet the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) TAM requirements for Metropolitan Transportation Planning and set the public transportation to set performance targets for state of good repair (SGR). The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is call on to support for the public transportation performance targets.
- Review and action on the Nebraska DOT/MPO Highway Performance Management Measures and revisions to the Lincoln MPO 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan - 2016 Update and FY 2019 - 2022 Transportation Improvement Program to incorporate planning support. The Lincoln MPO in coordination with the Nebraska Department of Transportation and StarTran are requesting an amendment to the Lincoln MPO 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan - 2016 Update (LRTP) and the adopted FY 2019 - 2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to reflect MPO support for the newly adopted Performance Management Measures. (Freight Profile).
- Briefing on the North 33rd Grade Separation and Cornhusker Highway Subarea Planning Project. This is a combined engineering project to improve safety and mobility and reduce travel delays at the BNSF Railroad crossings, and a corridor planning project to provide a corridor enhancement blueprint for the future development of Cornhusker Highway. Study information is located on the project web page.
- Briefing on the Lincoln MPO On-Street Bike Facilities Study. The Lincoln MPO study is to provide direction that will improve upon the City of Lincoln on-street facilities network and develop new facilities to provide for safer bicycle commuting and recreational opportunities. The plan will depict a comprehensive system of off-road and on-road facilities that safely connects neighborhoods and destinations and encourages bicycle travel. Study information is located on the project web page.
- Briefing on the Lancaster County Transportation Strategy Report, September 18, 2018. This study reviews and documents the key issues facing the Lancaster County roads and bridges which is a key aspects of the local economy. The analysis addresses the farm-to-market and home-to-work transportation system connecting Lancaster County's residents to economic opportunities, centers of education, and entertainment venues in the local market and to points beyond. The County Infrastructure Task Force included members of the Lancaster County Board, officials from local municipalities, leaders from the business sector, concerned citizens and County Engineering Staff.
- Briefing on the recently completed Lancaster County Engineering Studies:
a) S. 68th Street Study
b) 148th Street Study
- Other topics for discussion.