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2012 MTP

Amendments

The purspose of amendments is typically to ensure consistency between the Program (FTIP) and the Plan (MTP/SCS).
2012 MTP/SCS Amendment 2 - Public Comment Period November 1, 2013 - December 1, 2013 - The purpsoe of this amendment is to update the Caltrans SHOPP Grouped Listing Project. This included updating an existing project schedule and funding information as well as adding a new project to the list.  Details on this amendment are idetnified in the FTIP web page under "Amendment #6.  This amendment does not require a new regional emissions analysis for air quality.
BCAG Board Memorandum for Amendment # 2 to the 2012 FTIP and Amendment #6 to the 2013 FTIP   

2012 MTP/SCS Amendment 1 - Public Comment Period May 29, 2013 through June 27, 2013 - The purpose of this amendment is to identify the Forest Highway 171 Project in the MTP with the programming of $479,0061 in Public Lands Highway Program funds for construction.  Details on this amendment are identified in the FTIP web page under "Amendment 3". This project does not require a new regional emissions analysis for air quality.

BCAG Board Memorandum for Amendment #1 to the 2013 FTIP and 2012 MTP/SCS
Amendment Summary 
Public Notice

Overview

BCAG is required to adopt a Metropolitan Transportation Plan / Sustainable Communities Strategy (MTP/SCS) every 4 years to identify the region's long range transportation plan for a 20 year minimum horizon.  The 2012 MTP will cover the years from 2012 to 2035.

The MTP serves as the foundation for the development of the short-range Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) and the Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP).  The MTP can be amended at any time by the BCAG Board of Directors.

The 2012 MTP/SCS contains the following:

  1. MTP Document - including all required components (Policy, Action, Financial and Sustainable Communities Strategy)
  2. Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Determination - demonstrating that the projects in the MTP conform to the applicable federal air quality requirements.
  3. Sustainable Communities Strategy - forecasted development pattern for the region which complies with recent legislation (SB 375).
  4. Environmental Impact Report - complying with the California Environmental Quality Act requirements

The MTP/SCS is scheduled to be adopted by the BCAG Board of Directors on Thursday, December 13, 2012.
Public Notice.

If you would like to learn more about the MTP/SCS or have staff make a presentation to your organization, please email: Ivan Garcia.

MTP/SCS Document with Appendicies

Distribution Memorandum  
MTP/SCS Document (All Chapters): 6.3 megabytes
MTP/SCS Appendices: (All Appendices, except EIR): 12 megabytes


MTP Cover Page and TABLE OF CONTENTS  
Adopting Resolution 

SECTION 1 POLICY ELEMENT  
Chapter 1 - Introduction and Overview   
Chapter 2 - Policy Element   
SECTION 2 - ACTION ELEMENT
Chapter 3 - Analysis   
Chapter 4 - Sustainable Communities Strategy     
Chapter 5 - Action Element Conclusions     
Chapter 6 - Highways, Local Streets and Roads 
Chapter 7 - Transit      
Chapter 8 - Non-Motorized Transportation     
Chapter 9 - Intelligent Transportation Systems   
Chapter 10 - Aviation   
Chapter 11 - Rail
Chapter 12 - Goods Movement   
SECTION 3 - FINANCIAL ELEMENT
Chapter 13 - Financial Element    

APPENDICES

Appendix 1 - Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Determination
FHWA Conformity Determination Approval - July 17, 2013

Appendix 2 - Environmental Impact Report

Appendix 3 - Public Involvement Documentation  

Appendix 4 - Comments Received

Appendix 5 - Caltrans MTP Checklist     

Appendix 6 - Technical Methodology for Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Appendix 7 - SB 375 Requirements and Recommendation Checklist

Appendix 8 - Public Involvement Efforts regarding SB 375 Requirements

Appendix 9 - Butte County Long-Term Regional Growth Forecasts 2010-2035

Appendix 10 - Land Use Scenario Analysis

Appendix 11 - Regional Housing Needs Allocation Methodology

Public Workshops and Public Hearings

PUBLIC NOTICE - Public Hearing to solicit final comments and informing the public of adoption of the MTP/SCS at the December 13, 2013 BCAG Board of Directors meeting.

Public Workshops: 
Each round of public workshops consists of presentations made at each of the following jurisdictions:  City of Chico, City of Gridley, City of Oroville and the Town of Paradise.  While workshops are held, BCAG welcomes the opportunity to receive input in any convenient manner to the public, such as by phone, email, fax, mail, or in person.  Notices concerning the workshops were placed in each of the local newspapers of general circulation as well as the BCAG website.

Round 1 - Outreach Prior to Development (June/July 2010)

Prior to development of the MTP, staff held four public workshops in 2010 throughout the County to educate and inform the public as to what the project consists of and to solicit comments.  Links to the workshop documents and public notice have been posted below.

Power Point Presentation  in PDF   

Public Notice (Sept 2012)

Public Notice (July 2010)

Public Notice (June -2010 - Informing public of the early development of the 2012 RTP and 2011 FTIP)

Round 2 - Draft and Sustainable Communities Strategy Informational Workshops (August 2011)

The purpose of the August 2011 workshops were to present the preliminary draft MTP document completed. In addition, information was presented to educate and inform the public as to what the SCS consists of, the issues and policies choices, and to solicit comments prior to its development.

Public Notice (August 2011 Workshops)

Round 3 - Draft MTP and Sustainable Communities Strategy Informational Workshops (June 2012)

The purpose of the 3rd Round of workshops will be to present the revised preliminary draft MTP document, including the latest financial element and proposed transportation project listing. In addition, information will presented on the preliminary results of the land use scenario analysis included in the SCS.

Public Notice (June 2012 Workshops)

Round 4 - Draft and Sustainable Communities Strategy Informational Workshops (October 2012)

The purpose of the 4th Round of workshops will be to present the official Draft MTP/SCS document, containing the draft  financial, policy, action, financial and SCS elements. In addition, information will presented on the Environmental Impact Report and Air Quality Conformity Determination.

Power Point Presentation in PDF

Public Notice (October 2012 Workshop)    

PUBLIC HEARINGS.  The public hearings below will be held at 9:00 a.m. at the City of Chico Council Chambers located at 411 Main Street, Chico CA 95928

  • October 25, 2012 BCAG Board of Directors Meeting. (Presenting Final Draft MTP & SCS and hearing for public comments)       
  • December 13, 2012 BCAG Board of Directors Meeting. (Presenting Final Draft MTP & SCS and hearing for public comments. Scheduled adoption as well )

Please note:  Once the MTP/SCS Project is adopted by the BCAG Board, the Board may amend the document at any time.  If you would like to learn more about the MTP/SCS, request a presentation to your organization, or meet with BCAG staff, please email: Ivan Garcia