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.

November 1, 2023

  I.   Introduction

  II.  Visitor’s Issues

¬† III. Presentation ‚Äď In Motion: A Regional Trends Summary

  IV. Administration

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†A. Previous Meeting Minutes ‚Äď October 4, 2023*

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†B. Performance and Expenditure Report (April 1 ‚Äď September 30, 2023)*

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†C. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Fiscal Constraint ‚Äď Summary Table 4

  V.  A. 2022-2027 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments

           1. A598, 1039.55, US Route 9W over CSX Rail, Bridge Replacement, NYSDOT, Town of                             Bethlehem, Albany County & A595, 1051.85, Dunn Bridge WB to I-787 SB: Element                                 Specific Repairs, NYSDOT, City of Albany, Albany County

   2. R329, 1761.24, Stop 13 Road over Wynantskill, Bridge Repair or Replace, Town of                                   Sand Lake, Rensselaer County

           3. A295, 1132.16, NY155 New Karner Road Corridor Rehabilitation, Town of Guilderland,                             Town of Colonie,City of Albany, Village of Colonie, Albany County

       B. Draft Congestion Management Process release for Public Review

            Resolution 23-X

       C. Draft Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan Update recommend for                  Policy Board approval

Resolution 23-X

 D. Safety Performance Measures recommend for Policy Board approval

Resolution 23-X

IV. A. Bridge NY

B. Transportation Council Interactive Maps Announced:

1. Capital Region Paved Multi-Use Trail

2. Environmental Justice Area Viewer

        C. Update to Advisory Committee Operations 

        D. Summary of 2022-2027 TIP Project Selection Moves

    E. Local Project Delivery Update 

Project Delivery Schedule (meeting handout)

        F. NYSDOT Project Delivery Schedule (available at meeting)

        G. Status of Regional Transportation Planning Initiatives

        H. Regional and 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

         I. Upcoming Meetings/Events/Deadlines (tentative)

             1. Regional Transportation Coordination Committee meeting     -       November 6th

             2. Active Transportation Planning Advisory Committee               -       November 14th

             3. Freight Advisory Committee meeting                                       -       November 15th

             4. Policy Board Meeting                                                               -       December 7th


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

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