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.

February 7, 2024


  1. Introduction

    1. Visitor’s Issues

  2. Administration

    1. Previous Meeting Minutes ‚Äď January 3, 2024*

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

Action Items

  1. 2022-2027 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments*

    1. Amendment 1: R323, 1760.84, TAP/CMAQ Rensselaer Riverfront Multi-Use Trail, City of                             Rensselaer,  Rensselaer  County 

    2. Amendment 2: TBD, 1SRP.01, Livingston Avenue Amtrak Railroad Over The Hudson River Bridge               Replacement, BIN 7092890, City of Albany, City of Rensselaer, Albany County, Rensselaer County

    3. Amendment 3: T137, CDTC137, Bus Plus Red Line Upgrades, CDTA, Albany & Schenectady Counties

    4. Amendment 4: A618,1528.90, Pavement Resurfacing I-90 from Corporate Woods to I-787,  NYSDOT, City of Albany, Albany County

  2. Bridge NY 2023

    1. Applications by County*

    2. Project Evaluation Summary*

  3. Seeking Input on Funding Reallocation of Complete Streets Workshop*

  4. 2024-2025 UPWP Program Solicitation Evaluation Summary & Programming Options Approval* 

  5. Draft 2024-2025 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for Planning Committee                                       Review*

  6. In Motion: The Plan to 2050 - Public Involvement Plan* 

  7. Draft Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan for Planning Committee Review*

  8. Regional Truck Parking Study Final Report Approval*

  9. Draft Advisory Committee Operating Policies Approval*

  10. 2024 ADA Transition Plan Solicitation

Discussion Items

  1. Transportation Council Certification Review

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

  3. Local Project Delivery Update*

  4. NYSDOT Project Delivery Schedule (available at meeting)

  5. Status of Regional Transportation Planning Initiatives*

  6. 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

  7. Upcoming Meetings/Events/Deadlines (tentative)

    1. Special Policy Board Meeting                                                         - February 15th

    2. Freight Advisory Committee                                                            - February 21st

    3. Regional Operations and Safety Advisory Committee                    - February 22nd

    4. 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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