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Metropolitan Area Planning Forum Annual Meeting

The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum will hold its 2019 Annual Meeting on December 13 at 10:30 am in Lower Manhattan.  For security purposes, please click here to RSVP via Eventbrite. The meeting agenda appears below. Please note that the meeting also will be available remotely as a webinar using this link at the time of the meeting.

The MAP Forum is a consortium of nine Metropolitan Planning Organizations from New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.


  1. Welcome and Introductions (10:30 am – 10:40 am) – Deb Nelson & Gerry Bogacz, New York Metropolitan Transportation Council

  2. Regional Planning Activities (10:40 am – 11:40 am)

    1. Southeast, NY-to-Danbury, CT Link Feasibility/Planning Study – Putnam County Planning Commissioner Sandra Fusco, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton

    2. Port Master Plan 2050 – Charles Bontempo, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

  3. Public Participation (11:40 am – 11:55 am)

  4. Organizational Issues (12:05 pm – 12:25 pm)

    1. Update on the Implementation of MAP Forum Work Program

      1. Central website/content management system – Mary Ameen, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

      2. Analytical tools committee – Deb Nelson

      3. Multi-State Freight Working Group – Gerry Bogacz

      4. Resiliency committee -- Group

  5. Next meeting and agenda items (12:25 pm – 12:30 pm) – Deb Nelson & Gerry Bogacz

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

12/13/2019 10:30:00 AM


Event location:
New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
25 Beaver Street, 2nd floor
New York, NY

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 [email protected]  no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting.