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Open House Meetings for Delaware County Transportation Plan – Share Your Thoughts!

 
Do you think your neighborhood needs safer crosswalks?
Would you take public transit if service was provided in your area?
Do you have safety concerns biking to work?
The Delaware County Planning Department will be holding two public/municipal open house meetings for the County Transportation Plan where you can share your thoughts and ideas.
The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 30th at Upper Darby Township Building (100 Garrett Road) from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

The second meeting will be held on Thursday, December 1st at Concord Township Building (43 South Thornton Road, Glen Mills) from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

You are encouraged to join DCPD on one or both night/s to share ideas on how to improve the County’s transportation network.

The Department is also conducting a survey – the results will inform the Transportation Plan. Click here to fill out the survey.

2016 Annual Legislative and Membership Breakfast

2016 Annual Legislative and Membership Breakfast

Media, PA – The Delaware County Transportation Management Association hosted its Annual Legislative Breakfast & Board Meeting Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Paxon Hollow Country Club. Guest speakers addressed transportation issues facing Delaware County. They also acknowledged SEPTA for its great work handling major events, including the Papal visit and the Silverliner V repairs. The panel of speakers included:

Congressman Pat Meehan, 7th  District

Senator Tom McGarrigle, 26th District

Rep. James Santora, 163rd District

Councilman John McBlain, Delaware County Council

Legislative Breakfast sponsors include Boles Smyth Associates, Inc., Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Urban Engineers.

DCTMA In the News

DCTMA’s 2016 Employment &  Career EXPO is set for Thurs., Oct. 20th.  Comcast Newsmakers recently invited our Executive Director Cecile Charlton on to speak with host Candace Kelley about the annual event.

Click here to watch!

And… a little behind the scenes fun!

 

Help us move Delaware County forward…

Help us move Delaware County forward…

And join us on the Route to Better Business! 

HOW???
Sponsor one or several of our signature events and programs.

DCTMA Sponsorship will benefit your company in so many valuable ways: 

  • Build your brand by connecting with other members
  • Meet with high-level decision makers from mainstream transportation companies, including PennDOT, SEPTA, and DVRPC
  • Reach local, state, and federal elected officials
  • Bring new projects, clients, and jobs to your company 
  • Secure recognition as a solid corporate citizen by showing support for congestion mitigation and better air quality
  • Receive highly-visible promotion in our marketing materials and social media campaigns
  • And more! 

Exciting programs and events include our Employment and Career EXPO, Municipality Conference & Trade Show, Annual Awards & Membership Meeting, Bike to Work Day, and High School Seat Belt Challenge. 

We hope you’ll take the journey with us! 

Call (610) 892-9440 to get started! 

Click here for the Sponsorship Brochure fy 17

Click here for the Sponsorship Form FY16-17

 

I-95 Construction Breakfast Meeting

PennDOT’s massive, multi-phase reconstruction and revival project along the heavily-traveled I-95 is well underway, and commuters are feeling its major effects.

The “95 Revive” plan, set for completion in 2023, is affecting traffic in many communities across the Greater Philadelphia region. While the work has yet to begin in Delaware County, DCTMA has been working closely with PennDOT, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), and SEPTA to keep commuters updated with the latest information.
Tuesday, June 28th, DCTMA hosted an Information Breakfast at the Clarion Hotel in Essington. Our member companies and other business owners and leaders along the I-95 corridor gathered for the event. Featured speakers included Elaine Elbich, P.E., Design Portfolio Manager for PennDOT; Stacy Bartels, Marketing Manager, DVRPC; Erin Burke, Associate Marketing Manager, DVRPC; Jen Scimone, Sr. Sales Development Specialist, SEPTA; and DCTMA Executive Director Cecile Charlton. The panel offered a project update and timeline, as well as various commuting alternatives for employers and their employees.
For more details about PennDOT’s long-term, multi-phase initiative to rebuild and improve Interstate 95 in Pennsylvania visit 95revive.com.
SEPTA's Jen Scimone

SEPTA’s Jen Scimone

PennDOT's Elaine Elbich, P.E.

PennDOT’s Elaine Elbich, P.E.

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To view the PowerPoint presentations, click on each link.

DCTMA Powerpoint

DVRPC Powerpoint

DVRPC RideECO Slides

SEPTA I-95 PowerPoint

For more information on a better way to commute along  I-95, go to www.dvrpc.org/commute95.

Or contact us at www.dctma.org or 610-892-9440.

 

 

 

Delaware County Companies Win DCTMA’s Annual Awards

 

The Delaware County Transportation Management Association hosted its Annual Awards and Membership Meeting this year at Teca Newtown Square Thursday, June 9th, 2016.

DCTMA presented awards to members who consistently go above and beyond to support our mission of promoting alternative transportation. Congratulations to the 2016 award recipients: John Pickett Award, Jeff Roken, Urban Engineers; Green Award, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union; Sustainability Excellence Award, Tinicum Township; Transit Leadership Award, Riddle Hospital.

Guests enjoyed the silent auction featuring a variety of exciting items, including Phillies and Union tickets, a Taste of Italy, hand-strung pearl necklace, imported wine, a huge party basket of Frito Lay snacks, and much more. The proceeds benefit DCTMA’s Engineering Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in an engineering program at one of DCTMA’s member colleges or trade schools.

Sponsors included Gold: Crozer-Keystone Health System, SEPTA, Republic Bank, TD Bank; Silver: Delaware County Transportation Service, Inc.; Neumann University, Urban Engineers; Bronze: Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union.

DCTMA Awards DCCC Student 1st Annual Engineering Scholarship

Over the past year, DCTMA raised money for our 1st Annual Engineering Scholarship, which goes to a student enrolled in an engineering program at one of DCTMA’s member colleges or trade schools.

Our Engineering Scholarship Committee reviewed applicants’ essays and transcripts, and chose a Sophomore at Delaware County Community College. Adam Berridge of Glenolden was chosen this year to receive $1000 scholarship towards future education in engineering. The committee presented him with the check April 26th at the college.

DCTMA raised the scholarship money during several events, including a special night at Hedgerow Theatre during the debut of the play Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. All proceeds from ticket sales and a special raffle went to the scholarship.

We’ve already begun brainstorming new ideas for next year’s fundraising effort!

L to R: Lauren Turton, DCTMA; Cecile Charlton, DCTMA; John Grant, Stantec; Adam Berridge, Glenoden, PA/DCCC Student; Eric Ostimchuk, Traffic, Planning & Design, Inc.; Jeff Roken, Urban Engineers; Kathy Breslin, DCCC

L to R: Lauren Turton, DCTMA; Cecile Charlton, DCTMA; John Grant, Stantec; Adam Berridge, Glenoden, PA/DCCC Student; Eric Ostimchuk, Traffic, Planning & Design, Inc.; Jeff Roken, Urban Engineers; Kathy Breslin, DCCC

District Executive of PennDOT Headlines Municipalities Conference

District Executive of PennDOT District 6 Headlines DCTMA’s Annual Event

Kenneth McClain Addresses “Major PennDOT Projects and their Effect on Your Community”

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DCTMA Board Chair Dennis Wolf , DCTMA Executive Director Cecile Charlton & PennDOT District Executive Kenneth McClain

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Keynote Speaker PennDOT District Executive Kenneth McClain

MEDIA, PA – PennDOT’s massive, multi-phase reconstruction and revival project is well underway and commuters are feeling its major effects. The “95 Revive” plan, set for completion in 2023, is affecting traffic in many communities across the Greater Philadelphia region. While the work has yet to begin in Delaware County, Delaware County Transportation Management Association (DCTMA) has been working closely with PennDOT and Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to keep commuters updated with the latest information. To help DCTMA’s municipalities stay up to date, this year’s Municipalities Conference and Trade Show featured keynote speaker Kenneth McClain, District Executive of PennDOT District 6.

Read more here!