Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

Town Clerk
173 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1100

Montachusett Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting

Wednesday, January 18 2023 at 1:00 PM
Other: See Agenda, Specified in Agenda ,

This meeting was posted Wednesday, January 11 2023 at 12:54 PM


Posted: 1/11/2023 12:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, January 18, 2023
1:00 PM
This Meeting Will ONLY Be Conducted Remotely Via Participants must register for this meeting in order to receive connection information. Please see below for registration and connection information.
I. Introduction 1:00 p.m.
II. Public Comments 1:05 p.m.
III. Approval of December 21, 2022 Minutes 1:10 p.m.
IV. Statewide Long Range Transportation Plan 1:15 p.m.
- Update by MassDOT OTP
V. Montachusett FFY 2023-2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) 1: 25 p.m.
- Review of Comments on Draft Amendment #3 to the Highway Element
- MPO Action Related Amendment #3
- Discussion on Other Potential TIP Amendments
- MPO Action Related to Other Potential TIP Amendments
VI. MassDOT Safety Performance Measures (PM1) – CY 2023 1: 35 p.m.
- Review & Discussion of State Targets
- MPO Action Related to MassDOT PM 1 for CY 2023
VII. FFY 2024-2028 Montachusett TIP & FFY 2024 Montachusett UPWP 1: 50 p.m.
- Review and Discussion of Development Schedules for Next TIP & Next UPWP
VIII. Montachusett Title VI Assurances and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan 2:00 p.m.
- Review and Discussion
- Potential MPO Action Related to Title VI Assurances and LEP
IX. Montachusett Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) 2:15 p.m.
Progress Update
X. Updates 2:30 p.m.
- MassDOT Highway Division
- Transit
- Montachusett Joint Transportation Committee (MJTC)
- Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC)
XI. Administrative Matters 2:40 p.m.
- Next MPO Meeting
XII. Adjournment 2:45 p.m.
Cc: City & Town Clerks: Please post this notice pursuant to MA General Laws, Chapter 30A, Section 18-25.
Handouts for the meeting can be found at: MPO January 18, 2023
This location is accessible to people with disabilities. MRPC provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (including but not limited to interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, open or closed captioning for videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats, such as audio tapes, Braille and large print), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MRPC by phone (978-345-7376), fax (978-348-2490) or by email Requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the meeting, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten business days before the meeting.
The Montachusett MPO and the MRPC fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. The Montachusett MPO operates without regard to race, color, national origin, English Proficiency, ancestry, creed, income, gender, age and/or disability. Any person who believes him/herself or any specific class of persons, to be subject to discrimination prohibited by Title VI may by him/herself or by representative file a written complaint with the MRPC or the MMPO. Complaints are to be filed no later than 180 days from the date of the alleged discrimination. Please contact Glenn Eaton at 978-345-7376 ext. 310 for more information.
Anyone in need of translation services for any Montachusett MPO meeting or document should contact the MRPC directly in advance in order to arrange applicable services. Please contact the MRPC at or (978) 345-7376 ext. 300 with questions, concerns or assistance needs regarding accessibility and/or language services.
Cualquier persona en necesidad de servicios de traducción para cualquier reunión o MPO Montachusett documento pueden dirigirse a la MRPC directamente con antelación para organizar los servicios correspondientes.
Posted: 1/11/2023 12:00 PM
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The listing of topics that the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the meeting is not intended as a guarantee of the topics that will have been discussed. Not all topics listed may in fact be discussed, and other topics not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.