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Action Summary: Hampton Roads Transportation Technical Advisory Committee

Action Summary: Hampton Roads Transportation Technical Advisory Committee

The Regional Board Room, 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by the Chair at 9:34 a.m.

2. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (Oral comments - Limit 3 minutes per individual)
There were no speakers.

3. SUBMITTED PUBLIC COMMENTS
(Written comments included in agenda packet)
The chair noted submitted public comments received.

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Mr. Gey moved to approve the agenda with no changes. Mr. Shea seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously.

5. MINUTES

Ms. Ham moved to approve the minutes as written. Mr. Yorks seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously.

6. FY 2009-2012 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM REVISION: REQUEST
TO TRANSFER CMAQ FUNDS – YORK COUNTY

Mr. Cross briefly described the request and moved approval of the CMAQ funds transfer and
associated TIP Amendment. Mr. Slaughter seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

7. FY 2009-2012 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT:
COORDINATED PLAN PROJECTS

Mr. Paulus briefly explained the process by which the Coordinated Plan projects were
selected. Ms. Waterman moved approval of the TIP Amendment. Mr. Danker seconded the
motion and it passed unanimously.

8. FY 2009-2012 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM REVISION: REQUEST
TO TRANSFER CMAQ FUNDS – JAMES CITY COUNTY

Mr. Murphy briefly described the request and moved approval of the CMAQ funds transfer and
associated TIP Amendment. Mr. Nester seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

9. FY 2012-2015 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT: HRTPO

Mr. Kimbrel briefed described the request to add projects that had been inadvertently omitted
from the FY 2012-2015 TIP. Mr. Gey moved approval of the TIP Amendment. Mr. King
seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

10. FY 2012 UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM AMENDMENT

Ms. Ravanbakht briefly described the request. Mr. Allsbrook moved approval of the UPWP
Amendment. Mr. Shea seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

11. MILITARY TRANSPORTATION NEEDS STUDY – HIGHWAY NETWORK ANALYSIS:FINAL REPORT

Ms. Ravanbakht noted that the TTAC received a presentation on the draft report during its
July 2011 meeting and that the final report was ready for approval. Mr. Slaughter moved
approval of the final report. Mr. Pullen seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

12. TRAFFIC IMPACT OF A HYPOTHETICAL INLAND PORT IN HAMPTON ROADS: FINAL REPORT

Ms. Ravanbakht noted that the TTAC received a presentation on the draft report during its
July 2011 meeting and that the final report was ready for approval. Mr. Allsbrook moved
approval of the final report. Mr. Shea seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

13. 2011 CMAQ/RSTP PROJECT SELECTION PROCESS: STATUS REPORT

Mr. Kimbrel briefed the TTAC on this item, noting that four Newport News CMAQ applications
were received the day after the August 17, 2011 deadline and that two Suffolk RSTP
applications were received on September 1, 2011. Mr. Kimbrel stated that HRTPO staff did
not see this to be a significant problem, but that it was being reported in the interest of full
disclosure and suggested that the TTAC take a position on whether the late applications
should be included in the 2011 CMAQ/RSTP Project Selection Process. Mr. King moved to
approve the inclusion of the six applications in the 2011 CMAQ/RSTP Project Selection
Process. Mr. Pullen seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

14. TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMMING SUBCOMMITTEE

Mr. Kimbrel briefed the TTAC on this item, explaining each of the recommendations of the
TPS with regard to funds transfers and allocations. Mr. Lewis moved approval of all of the
TPS recommendations. Mr. Shea seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

15. AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY ANALYSIS – 2034 LRTP AND FY 2012-2015 TIP: DRAFT REPORT

Mr. Voigt briefed the TTAC on this item. Mr. Ponticello moved approval of the Air Quality
Conformity Analysis. Mr. Stringfield seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

16. TIGER III SUBMITTALS

Mr. Kimbrel noted that there were three TIGER proposals for which the applicant localities
had requested endorsement from the HRTPO Board. There was a discussion on whether the
proposals should be prioritized prior to consideration by the HRTPO Board. Mr. King moved
to have the HRTPO staff rank the projects based on the category in which each project falls in
the HRTPO Prioritization Tool and have that information provided for consideration by the
HRTPO Board during its September 15, 2011 meeting. Mr. Lewis seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously.

17. DISCUSSION ON TTAC OFFICERS AND MEMBERSHIP
Mr. Allsbrook stated that the Nominating Subcommittee had nominated Mr. Earl Sorey for
the office of TTAC Chair and Mr. Michael King for the office of TTAC Vice-Chair for the
upcoming year (October 2011 – September 2012). There was a brief discussion regarding a
submitted public comment that included recommendations on changes to the TTAC officers
and membership. Mr. Allsbrook moved to elect Mr. Sorey to the position of Chair and Mr. King
to the position of Vice-Chair for the upcoming year. Mr. Hartman seconded the motion and it
passed unanimously.

18. TTAC ACTION ITEMS: THREE-MONTH TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

This item was provided for informational purposes and the TTAC took no action.

19. FOR YOUR INFORMATION
This item was for informational purposes and the TTAC took no action.

20. OLD/NEW BUSINESS

There was no Old/New Business.

ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 10:35 a.m.

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