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The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum announces its 2021 Spring Meeting on Thursday June 10, 2021 at 10:30 am. Due to the current public health emergency, this meeting will be held as a virtually as a web meeting and will be hosted by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.

To register, please RSVP via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-spring-web-meeting-of-the-metropolitan-area-planning-map-forum-tickets-157240678101 The meeting agenda appears below.

2021 Spring Web Meeting of the Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum

Thursday June 10, 2021; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Via Webinar (Click here to join the meeting)

AGENDA

1. Welcome and Introductions (10:30 am – 10:40 am) – Becky Bradley, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

2. Keynote (10:40 am – 10:55 am) – Dr. Patricia Hendren, Executive Director, The Eastern Transportation Coalition

3. Regional Issues (10:55 am – 11:45 PM)

a. Development, Mobility and Preparing for the Post-Pandemic Economy in Pennsylvania

i. Housing and industrial development, multi-regional freight mobility and a more multimodal transportation system - Becky Bradley

ii. Statewide Transportation Plan and Freight Plan updates – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

4. Public Participation (11:45 am – 12:00 pm)

5. Working Group Activities (12:00 pm – 12:15 pm)

a. Multi-State Freight Working Group – Anne Strauss-Wieder, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

b. Multi-State Resilience Working Group – Meghan Sloan, Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments; Jennifer Fogliano, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

6. Information Items (12:15 pm – 12:25 pm)

a. Data & Analytics Initiative – Deb Nelson, New York Metropolitan Transportation Council

b. MAP Forum Hub – Gabrielle Fausel, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

7. Next meeting and agenda items (12:25 pm – 12:30 pm) – Becky Bradley

8. Adjourn (no later than 12:30 pm)

The MAP Forum is a consortium of metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) and councils of government (COGs) in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania that have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the coordination of planning activities in the multi-state metropolitan region.

The MAP Forum complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and federal Limited English Proficiency guidelines.  If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, or translation services, please contact andrea.miles-cole@dot.ny.gov  no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting.

LEHIGH VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION (LVPC) and LEHIGH VALLEY TRANSPORTATION STUDY (LVTS) – LVPC Workshop Meetings and LVTS May Technical Committee Cancellation

The May 19 LVTS Technical Committee is cancelled. The LVPC will hold virtual workshops in June and July for the following: WorkshopLV: Environment, Jun 10 at 4pm via the link http://tiny.cc/WKE0610 or via the phone 610-477-5793, conference id: 873 327 0#.

WorkshopLV: Multimodal and WorkshopLV: Freight will meet jointly on Jul 21 at 4 pm via the link http://tiny.cc/WK0721 or via the phone 610-477-5793, conference id: 352 010 579#.

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Lehigh Valley Transportation Study (MPO) is committed to compliance with nondiscrimination requirements of civil rights statutes, executive orders, regulations and policies applicable to the programs and activities it administers. Accordingly, the MPO is dedicated to ensuring that program beneficiaries receive public participation opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or economic status.  Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities, and the location is reachable by public transit. The MPO will provide auxiliary services for individuals with language, speech, sight or hearing impediments provided the request for assistance is made 14 days prior to the meeting. The MPO will attempt to satisfy other requests, as it is able.  Please make your request for auxiliary services to LVPC at 610-264-4544. If you believe you have been denied participation opportunities, or otherwise discriminated against in relation to the programs or activities administered by the MPO, you may file a complaint using the procedures provided in our complaint process document or by contacting 610-264-4544 or planning@lvpc.org

 

LEHIGH VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION (LVPC) AND LEHIGH VALLEY TRANSPORTATION STUDY (LVTS) 2021 MEETING NOTICE

The following meetings will be held virtually, via Microsoft Teams, for 2021: The Commission will meet on the fourth Thurs. of each month at 7pm, except the Nov. and Dec. meetings, which will be held on Thurs. Nov. 18 at 7pm and Thurs. Dec. 23 at 11am, this meeting can be accessed monthly via http://tiny.cc/FC2021mtgs or via 610-477-5793, Conference ID: 801 580 956#.

Executive Committee will meet on the third Thurs. of each month at 1 pm, this meeting can be accessed monthly via http://tiny.cc/EC2021Mtg or via 610-477-5793, Conference ID: 910 504 400#.

Environment Committee will meet on the Tues. immediately preceding Commission meetings each month at 11am, this meeting can be accessed monthly via http://tiny.cc/ENV2021mtgs or via 610-477-5793, Conference ID: 467 316 157#.

Comprehensive Planning Committee will meet on the Tues. immediately preceding Commission meetings each month at 12pm, this meeting can be accessed monthly via http://tiny.cc/CP2021mtgs or via 610-477-5793, Conference ID: 831 716 971#.

Transportation Committee will meet on the fourth Thurs. of each month at 5:30 pm, except the Nov. and Dec. meetings, which will be held on Thurs. Nov. 18 at 5:30 pm and Thurs. Dec. 23 at 9:30am, this meeting can be accessed monthly via http://tiny.cc/Tran2021mtgs or via 610-477-5793.

LEHIGH VALLEY TRANSPORTATION STUDY (LVTS): A Joint meeting of the Technical and Coordinating Committees will occur on the third Wednesday in January, then the third Wednesday of every other month, starting in Feb. at 9 am, this meeting can be accessed monthly via http://tiny.cc/LVTS2021mtgs or via 610-477-5793, Conference ID: 159 761 325#.

The Technical Committee will meet separately on the third Wednesday, of every other month, starting in Mar. at 9 am, this meeting can be accessed monthly via http://tiny.cc/LVTS2021mtgs or via 610-477-5793, Conference ID: 159 761 325#. Access to all virtual meetings is available at lvpc.org.

 

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Lehigh Valley Transportation Study (MPO) is committed to compliance with nondiscrimination requirements of civil rights statutes, executive orders, regulations and policies applicable to the programs and activities it administers. Accordingly, the MPO is dedicated to ensuring that program beneficiaries receive public participation opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or economic status.  Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities, and the location is reachable by public transit. The MPO will provide auxiliary services for individuals with language, speech, sight or hearing impediments provided the request for assistance is made 14 days prior to the meeting. The MPO will attempt to satisfy other requests, as it is able.  Please make your request for auxiliary services to LVPC at 610-264-4544. If you believe you have been denied participation opportunities, or otherwise discriminated against in relation to the programs or activities administered by the MPO, you may file a complaint using the procedures provided in our complaint process document or by contacting 610-264-4544 or bvazquez@lvpc.org

MEDICARE PART D CREDITABLE COVERAGE NOTICE

 

This notice applies to Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Plan Participants and their covered dependents who are eligible for Medicare, either because they are at least age 65 or because of a disability.

 

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Employment

LVPC JOB APPLICATION FORM

PART-TIME TRAFFIC DATA TECHNICIAN

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is hiring a Traffic Data Technician for the region’s traffic counting program.  The position is seasonal with manual and machine traffic counts generally collected during the summer through mid-fall with a weekday schedule, Monday-Friday.  The Traffic Data Technician is anticipated to work 20-30 hours per week through the season under direct supervision of the Director of Transportation Planning and Senior Planning Technician.

 

Responsibilities

1. Participates in collection and presentation of data on traffic flow.

2. Places automatic counting machines at designated sites, assures counting machines operate accurately and collects data from machines.

3. Performs classification of vehicular traffic; records vehicle occupancy counts; conducts highway and transit surveys; and manually counts pedestrian and bicycle traffic as required.

4. Utilizes automatic traffic count devices to collect traffic data including setting up traffic counters at various locations throughout Lehigh and Northampton Counties, monitoring operations periodically, and retrieving count information.

5. Observes, measures and records traffic flow characteristics such as gaps, turning movements, stops, delays, speed, classification of vehicles, and pedestrian movements.

6. Collects data for inventory of physical characteristics of highway systems.

7. Surveys and reports physical and operational features of readings and intersections for inclusion in technical reports, as required.

8. Conducts travel time surveys and other transportation surveys.

9. Maintain traffic counting equipment.

10. Follows established state and federal guidelines for working safely on roadways.

11. Utilizes computer applications to maintain records, analyze data and prepare reports.

12. Drives a van, provided by the LVPC, to study traffic movement and place traffic counters.

13. Performs related work as required.

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Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

961 Marcon Boulevard - Suite 310

Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-4544

Toll Free: (888) 627-8808

Fax: (610) 264-2616