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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 Council's 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



Steve Iachetta
Albany County Airport Authority
Vice Chair
Steve Feeney
Schenectady County
Michael V. Franchini
CDTC Executive Director


View Planning Committee Members (as of February 2021)

Meeting - May 05, 2021

    1. Introduction
    2. Visitor's Issues
    3. Administration
      1. Draft April 7, 2021 meeting minutes
      2. Presentation - Albany County Airport Authority: “Going Places! - New Airport Master Plan Development Update”

     Watch the meeting on CDTC's YouTube Channel 

    Meeting Transcript

    Action Items
    1. Fiscal Constraint Discussion - TIP Summary Table 4
    2. 2019-24 Transportation Improvement Program Proposed Amendments
      1. S264, 1525.39, I-890 over Erie Blvd and Broadway: Element Specific Repairs
      2. SA334, 1722.74, Sitterly Rd Over I-87, Bridge Replacement
      3. S260, 1111.41, US 20 Over Schoharie Creek: Element Specific Repairs
      4. T6B, 1820.37, STAR Buses Replacement and Expansion
      5. T11, 1821.18, Passenger Facility Improvements at Various Locations
      6. T14B, CDTC.08, Transit Operations Support for Saratoga Service
      7. T16, 1821.80, Transit Support Vehicles
      8. T17, 1820.48, Transit Bus Replacement/Expansion
      9. T57, 1TR6.04, Preventive Maintenance
    3. Unified Planning Work Program
    Discussion Items
    1. TIP Application And Evaluation Update
    2. CDTC Project Delivery Update
    3. NYSDOT Project Delivery Schedule
    4. Status of CDTC Planning Activities
      1. CDTC/CDRPC Technical Assistance Program Projects
      2. Patroon Creek Greenway
      3. Bus Lane Feasibility Study
      4. New Visions 2050 Virtual Learning Series and Virtual Local Government Training
    5. Status of Planning Activities
      1. CDRPC
      2. CDTA
      3. C. NYSDOT
      4. D. NYSTA
      5. E. Albany County Airport Authority
      6. F. Albany Port District Commission
      7. G. Local Planning Activities
    6. Upcoming Meetings/Events (This is a tentative schedule)
      1. May 11 -  Bike/Ped Advisory Committee
      2. May 19 -  Freight Advisory Committee
      3. June 3 -  Policy Board

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