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.

January 3, 2024

  1. Introduction

    1. Visitor’s Issues

    2. In Motion: The Plan to 2050 ‚Äď Metropolitan Transportation Plan Development Process

  2. Administration

    1. Previous Meeting Minutes ‚Äď November 1, 2023*

    2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Fiscal Constraint ‚Äď Summary Table 4*

Action Items

  1. Planning Committee Officer Nomination and Election

  2. In Motion: The Plan to 2050

    1. Metropolitan Transportation Plan Development Process ‚Äď Draft Scope of Work

    2. In Motion Task Force Proposal

  3. TIP Amendment Guideline Revisions*

  4. Resolution 24-X: Draft Public Participation Plan for Public Review *

  5. Title VI Assurances Update*

  6. Regional Truck Parking Study ‚Äď Release for Public Review*

Final Draft Report

Discussion Items

  1. FY2024-2025 UPWP Solicitation Summary*

  2. Discuss Advisory Committee Operations*

  3. Summary of 2022-2027 TIP Project Selection Moves*

  4. Local Project Delivery Update (available at meeting)

  5. NYSDOT Project Delivery Schedule (available at meeting)

  6. Status of Regional Transportation Planning Initiatives*

  7. 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

  8. Upcoming Meetings/Events/Deadlines (tentative)

    1. Active Transportation Planning Advisory Committee                      -    January 9th

    2. Regional Operations and Safety Advisory Committee                    -    January 18th

    3. Regional Transportation Coordination Committee                          -    February 5th

    4. Freight Advisory Committee                                                            -    February 21st

    5. Policy Board Meeting                                                                      -    March 7th



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

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