March 2018

All meetings are open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held in the WILMAPCO Conference Room.

March 8, 10 a.m.

March 8, 1 p.m.

March 8, 6:30 p.m.

Technical Advisory Committee
March 15, 10 a.m. 

In case of inclement weather, please call (302) 737-6205, or toll free from Cecil County at (888) 808-7088 for cancellations or postponements.

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Transportation news and events from the
Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO). 
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TIPPublic Comment Solicited on Proposed Transportation Projects  
More than $2.2 billion in road, transit, rail, multimodal, bicycle and pedestrian projects in the draft FY 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is available for public review and comment through February 28. To to view an interactive map of proposed projects or comment online, please visit

RFPWILMAPCO Requests for Proposals 
WILMAPCO is currently seeking Request for Proposals for several planning studies. To learn more, please click the links below.
Local News
CecilCecil County Public Meeting on Transportation Safety
Cecil County will be holding public meeting to solicit input for the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) on Tuesday, March 20 at 6 p.m., at the Cecil County Administrative Building (200 Chesapeake Blvd.) in the Elk Room. The county-level plan will complement the state's plan with the goal of reducing the frequency and severity of motor vehicle crashes, including those involving bicyclists and pedestrians. To learn more, please visit in the coming days.

PosterDART Launches 18th Annual Poster Contest
According to DART First State release, "The Adventures of Riding DART is the theme for DART's 18th Annual Poster Contest. Open to school-age children Grades 6 through 12, the contest is designed to encourage students to learn more about public transportation and its benefits, as well as the chance to see their artwork featured by DART in various advertisements, promotions, and displays. Posters must be submitted by March 26 to DART Poster Contest; Marketing Dept.; 119 Lower Beech Street; Wilmington, DE 19805. Prizes and certificates will be provided by DART and its business partners." For details, please call (302) 576-6016, or visit DART's website at

DartDART to Make Improvements Based on Rider Feedback from Recent Community Conversations
According to a DART First State release, "After reviewing customer feedback from three Community Conversations in Wilmington and Newark, DART will make a series of improvements. The improvements include adding seating at new bus shelters, and the Rodney Square stop on 10th St. will be restored for service for Routes 2, 6 and 28. DART heard concerns regarding other routes, including Routes 13 and 18, that are being reviewed for DART's May service change.  Service proposals will be presented at an upcoming Public Hearing Workshop on Tuesday, March 6 from  11 AM to 1 PM and 4 PM to 6 PM at Wilmington Public Library."  To learn more, please visit 
National News
PocketGuidePocket Guide to Transportation 
The US Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released its 69-page Pocket Guide to Transportation, which serves as a quick reference guide to transportation statistics. It provides key information and highlights major trends in the U.S. transportation system and can be downloaded as a mobile app. To learn more, please visit

PedsPedestrians First: Tools for a Walkable City
According to the Institute for Transportation and Development (ITDP), "ITDP has developed Pedestrians First. This tool will facilitate the understanding and the measurement of the features that promote walkability in urban environments around the world at multiple levels. With a better global understanding of walkability, and more consistent and frequent measurement of the walkability of urban environments, decision-makers will be empowered to enact policies that create more walkable urban areas."  To learn more, please visit

DataThe Car of the Future Will Sell Your Data
According to Bloomberg, "Automakers have been installing wireless connections in vehicles and collecting data for decades. But the volume of software and sensors in new vehicles, combined with artificial intelligence that can sift through data at ever-quickening speeds, means new services and revenue streams are quickly emerging. The question for automakers now is whether they can profit from the driver data they are capable of collecting without alienating consumers or risking backlash from Washington." To view the source article, please visit