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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 Feeney
Schenectady County
Sean Maguire
Town of Colonie
Sandra Misiewicz, AICP
CDTC Executive Director


View Planning Committee Members (as of October 2022)

Meeting - November 02, 2022

     I.    Introduction

     II.   Visitor’s Issues

     III.  Presentation – CDTA BusPlus Red Line Upgrades


     IV.  Administration

           A.  Previous Meeting Minutes – October 5, 2022*

           B.  Draft Performance and Expenditure Report (April 1 – September 30, 2022)*

           C.  Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Fiscal Constraint – Summary Table 4

                    Note: For the most up-to-date version of Table 4, see our website at:                                                 

    Action Items

     V.   Action Items

           A.  2019-2024 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments*

                1. RG131, CDTC.31, Bus Rapid Transit Implementation, Multi-County, Regional Transit

                2. T137, CDTC137, BusPlus Red Line Upgrades, Multi-County, Regional Transit

           B.  CDTC ADA Solicitation*

           C.  Bridge NYCDTC Guidance

    Discussion Items

     VI. Discussion Items

          A.  CDTC Analysis of Traffic Changes Due to COVID-19*

          B.  Complete Streets Design Guide*

          C.  CDTC TIP/Infrastructure Committee*

          D.  Equity Policy Update

          E.  Long Range Transportation Plan*

          F.  Summary of 2019-2024 TIP Project Selection Moves*

         G.  CDTC Project Delivery Update*

         H.  NYSDOT Project Delivery Update

          I.  Status of CDTC Planning Activities*

          J.  Status of Regional and Local Planning Activities

               1. CDRPC

               2. CDTA

               3. NYSDOT

               4. NYSTA

               5. Albany County Airport Authority

               6. Albany Port District Commission

          L. Upcoming Meetings/Events/Deadlines (tentative)

              1.  Information Session: "What You Need to Know to Plan          November 4th

                   a Walk & Roll Event in 2023"

              2.  Active Transportation Planning Advisory Committee               November 8th

              3.  New Visions 2050 Virtual Learning Series                              November 15th

              4.  Freight Advisory Committee meeting                                      November 16th

              5.  Policy Board December 1st                                                     December 1st

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