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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.

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Steve Feeney
Schenectady County
Joseph Seman-Graves
City of Cohoes
Sandra Misiewicz, AICP
CDTC Executive Director


View Planning Committee Members(as of January 2023)

Meeting - February 02, 2023


       II.   Visitor’s Issues

       III.  Presentation – Foursquare ITP “Bus Lane Feasibility Study”

       IV.  Administration

             A. Previous Meeting Minutes – January 4, 2023*

             B. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Fiscal Constraint – Summary Table 4
             (available at meeting*)

    Action Items

       V-A  2022-2027 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments*

               1. S265, 1761.59, Freemans Bridge Road Multi-Use Path & Sidewalk & S285, 1762.49,                               Freemans Bridge Road Multi-Use Path Phase II, Town of Glenville, Schenectady County

               2. A604, 1085.49, Carman Road Sidewalks, Okara Drive to Just South of East Old State                             Road & A628, 176261, East Old State Rd Sidewalk Pedestrian Safety Improvements,                             Town of Guilderland, Albany County

               3. R339, 1761.61, NY 2 Corridor Project, NY 2 (Congress and Ferry Streets) from 11th                                 Street West to the Congress St Bridge Ramps & R353, River / Ferry Street Intersection                           Improvements, City of Troy, Rensselaer County

               4. S204, 1758.95, Kings Road (CR65) Over CSX, Bridge Replacement, City of                                             Schenectady, Schenectady County

               5. A625, 1941.30, Water St over the D&H Bridge Element Specific Bridge Repairs &                                    A295, 1132.16, NY 155/CR 157 New Karner Rd Corridor Rehab, From US20 to                                        Watervliet Shaker Rd, Towns of Guilderland and Colonie, Albany County

        V-B  Bridge NY Evaluation Results & Programming Options*

        V-C  FY2023-24 UPWP Project Evaluation Results & Programming Options*

        V-D  Draft FY2023-24 UPWP Document to Release for Public Review

                Draft Resolution 23-1*

         V-E US Route 4 over the Hudson River RAISE Grant Support Letter*

         V-F Saratoga Street Pedestrian Accessibility & Commercial Corridor Enhancement RAISE Grant Support Letter*

    Discussion Items

       VI-A Carbon Reduction Program Funds & Options*

       VI-B Summary of 2022-2027 TIP Project Selection Moves (available at meeting*)

       VI-C CDTC Project Delivery Update (available at meeting*)

       VI-D NYSDOT Project Delivery Update

       VI-E Status of CDTC Planning Activities*

       VI-F 2020 Census Urban Boundary

       VI-G CDTC ’s New Name

       VI-H 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

       VI-I Upcoming Meetings/Events/Deadlines (tentative)

              1. US DOT Webinar on Preparing for Upcoming DOT

                  Discretionary Grant Opportunities                                  February 8th

              2. Active Transportation Planning Advisory Committee      February 14th

              3. Freight Advisory Committee                                           February 15th

              4. TIP Task Force Meeting #2                                            February 15th

              5. 3rd Annual FoSCI Winter Dialogue*                               February 15th

              6. New Visions 2050 Virtual Learning Series                     February 21st

              7. Policy Board                                                                   March 2nd  

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