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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



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


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Meeting - October 07, 2020

    1. Introductions
    2. Visitors' Issues
    3. Administration - Approved August 5, 2020 minutes

      Presentation - CDRPC's Capital District Atlas

      The video of this meeting will be available via YouTube Live on CDTC’s YouTube channel

      Meeting Transcript
    Action Items
    1. Fiscal Constraint Discussion - TIP Summary Table 4 & Budget Estimate Changes
    2. 2019-24 TIP Proposed Amendments:
      1. SA297
      2. T125
      3. T134
    3. STIP Performance Management - Summary & Table
    4. NYSDOT Safety Performance Measures & Target Approvals
    5. Draft Public Participation Plan Update & Approval to Release Final Draft to Public
    6. Trail Feasibility Study Award Approval
    7. 2021-2022 Linkage Program Solicitation
    Discussion Items
    1. CDTC Project Delivery Update
    2. NYSDOT Project Delivery Schedule
    3. Status of CDTC Planning Activities

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