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DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Handbook

Publication No.: 17065
Date Published: 7/2017
Pages: 20

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Geographic Area Covered: The nine-county DVRPC Planning Area, which covers the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania; and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer in New Jersey.

Abstract: The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Handbook provides an overview of the Pennsylvania TIP and the New Jersey TIP, including how they are developed and maintained, and how citizens can participate in the process. The TIP lists all transportation projects in the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission region that intend to use federal funds, along with non-federally funded projects that are regionally significant. The TIP represents the transportation improvement priorities of the region and is required by federal law, currently the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act. The projects in the TIP are multimodal; in addition to the more traditional highway and public transit projects, bicycle, pedestrian, and freight-related projects are also included.

Key Words: Air Quality, Amendments, Citizens, Clean Air Act, Conformity, DRPA/PATCO, DVRPC, Environmental Justice, Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, Federally Funded Projects, Funding, Highways, Long-Range Plan, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, MAP-21, Municipal Organizations, New Jersey Department of Transportation, NJ TRANSIT, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Project Development, Public Involvement, Public Participation, Regional Consensus, Regional Transportation Committee, SEPTA, Transportation Improvement Program, TIP, TIP Development, TIP Process, TIP Projects, TIP Schedule, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Transit, Transportation

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