Planning Committee

The Planning Committee has the delegated authority from the Policy Board to develop recommendations about transportation policies, plans, and programs and is largely composed of Policy Board member staff. For example, Mayors serve on the Policy Board while city engineers or planning directors serve on the Planning Committee. The Planning Committee has also been delegated the authority to approve small-scale changes to the Transportation Councils planning work program (UPWP) or to the Transportation Improvement Program.

Planning Committee meetings are open to the public.

To register to speak and/ or to request auxiliary aids or services and reasonable accommodations please contact us at: (518) 458-2161 or Request for aids, services, or reasonable accommodations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Meetings are broadcasted live, recorded and made available on our YouTube channel.

October 4, 2023

I.   Introduction

II.  Visitor\\\\\\\'s Issues

III. Presentation - Congestion Management in the Capital Region: An Introduction

A. Preliminary Draft Report

B. Interactive Map

IV. Administration

A.¬†Approved Meeting Minutes ‚Äď August 2, 2023

B. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Fiscal Constraint - Summary Table 4

V.  2022-2027 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments

A-1. S267, 176182, NY Rte 5S Pedestrian/Bicycle Access Improvements, Town of Rotterdam,                       Schenectady County

A-2. A614, 176232, City of Cohoes Columbia Street Pedestrian Accessibility, City of Cohoes,                         Albany County

A-3. A611, 176230, Central Ave. Reconstruction Project & A612, 176231, Frisbie Ave.                                     Reconstruction Project, City of Albany, Albany County

A-4. RG135, RG135X, State Culvert Replacement Multi-Site Project, NYSDOT, Regional

A-5. R360, A02819, Castleton-On-Hudson Bridge Over the Hudson Rehabilitation, BIN  5006599,                    Thruway, Rensselaer County and Albany County

B. Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan for the Capital Region*                           Release for Public Review

C.¬†Transportation Planning Study Solicitation ‚Äď FY 24-25 Unified Planning Work Program

VI.    A. TIP/STIP Performance Project Selection Changes

B. Summary of 2022-2027 TIP Project Selection Moves

C. Local Project Delivery Schedule (available at meeting)

D. NYSDOT Project Delivery Schedule (available at meeting)

E. Status of Regional Transportation Planning Initiatives

F. Regional & Local Planning Updates

           1. Transportation Council

            2. CDRPC

            3. CDTA

            4. NYSDOT

            5. NYSTA

            6. Albany County Airport Authority

            7. Albany Port District Commission

            8. Local Government/Other

       G. Upcoming Meetings/Events/Deadlines (tentative)

            1. Active Transportation Planning Advisory Committee              - October 10th

            2. UPWP Solicitation Webinar                                                    - October 18th

            3. Planning Committee Meeting                                                 - November 1st


Steve Feeney
Schenectady County
Patrick K. Jordan, Esq.
Albany Port District Commission
Sandra Misiewicz, AICP
Transportation Council Executive Director

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