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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
Sandy Misiewicz, AICP
CDTC Executive Director


View Planning Committee Members (as of August 2021)

Meeting - November 03, 2021




          A. Previous Meeting Minutes - Approved October 6, 2021 meeting minutes

          B. Presentation - Congress Street Bridge Study

          C. Fiscal Constraint Discussion - TIP Summary Table 4


    Watch the meeting on CDTC's YouTube Channel 

    Action Items


          A. 2019-2024 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments

               1. A607, 1085.46, Route 146 Over Normanskill Bridge Replacement, BIN 1038310, Town of                                    Guilderland, Albany County

               2. R335, 1761.71, CR 68 from CR 65 (Bloomingrove Drive) to Peck Road: Overlay

          B. Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Progress and Expenditure Report for the period                                         April 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021

          C. 2020-2022 UPWP Amendments: Budget Adjustment TextTable

          D. Technical Assistance Program - Castleton-on-Hudson Project Proposal


    Discussion Items


           A. TIP Amendments and Air Quality Conformity Requirements  

           B. 2022-2027 TIP Update Status – 

                1. Meeting Handout: NYSMPO Post TIP Practices

                2. Meeting Handout: Post TIP Project List

           C. 2019-2024 TIP Project Selection Summary

           D. 2022-2023 UPWP Planning Project Solicitation Status –

           E. CDTC Project Delivery Update (available at meeting)

           F. NYSDOT Project Delivery Schedule (available at meeting)

           G. Status of CDTC Planning Activities

           H. Status of Planning Activities 

                1. CDRPC

                2. CDTA

                3. NYSDOT

                4. NYSTA

                5. Albany County Airport Authority 

                6. Albany Port District Commission

      I.   Upcoming Meetings/ Events (tentative)

                1. November 9 - Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee

                2. November 17 - Freight Advisory Committee

                3. November 24 - UPWP Planning Project Solicitation Deadline

                4. Decembe 2 - Policy Board

                5. December 3 - TIP Solicitation Deadline for New Projects 

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