Policy Board

The Policy Board is the ultimate authority for the Capital Region Transportation Council and acts on policy, plan, and program recommendations made by the Planning Committee. Policy Board members are encouraged to bring forth issues and concerns at any time -- they are expected to be active participants in the transportation planning process.

Policy Board 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 info@capitalmpo.org. 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.

Officers

Chair
The Honorable Kathy Sheehan
Mayor, City of Albany
Vice-Chair
Carm Basile
Chief Executive Officer, CDTA
Secretary
Michael Arthur
Regional Director, NYS DOT Region-1

September 7, 2023


  1. Opening Remarks

  2. Administration

  3. June 1, 2023, Meeting Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Action Anticipated*

  4. Privilege of the Floor

  5. Presentation ‚Äď Albany Airport Master Plan, presented by Paul McDonell of¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†CHA

  6. 2022-2027 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments . . . . . . . Action Anticipated*
                                                                                                RG131, CDTC31, Bus Rapid Transit Implementation, Block Funds, Reg. Transit & T137,
    CDTC137, BusPlus Red Line Upgrades, CDTA, Reg. Transit & T151, CDTA07, 80,
    Broadway Station and Park & Ride
    Location: Regional
    Sponsor: CDTA
    Reason: 1(c) Addition of new project over $0.500M

  7. Carbon Reduction Program Funding Proposal. . . . . . . Action Anticipated*

  8. Draft TIP Policy-TIP Task Force Recommendations. . . Action Anticipated*

  9. Air Quality Conformity Determination Update for A/GFTC Metropolitan Transp. Plan (MTP)

    1. Resolution 23-7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Action Anticipated*

    2. Draft Conformity Statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Action Anticipated*



  10. Regional Truck Parking Study Status

  11. Status of Regional Transportation Planning Initiatives

    1. Transportation Council

    2. CDRPC

    3. CDTA

    4. NYSDOT

    5. NYSTA

    6. Albany County Airport Authority

    7. Albany Port District Commission

    8. Regional/Local Planning Activities



  12. Other

  13. Upcoming Meetings/Events

    1. Active Transp. Planning Advisory Committee ‚Äď September 12th, 9am

    2. Community Planner Forum ‚Äď September 21st, 9:30am

    3. Reg. Operations and Safety Advisory Committee ‚Äď September 21st, 1pm

    4. Planning Committee Meeting ‚Äď October 4th, 9:30am



  14. Adjournment

More Information

NOTE: Meeting materials available on this web site may not include all materials included in the meeting mail out, such as letters from other agencies and brochures. There may also be materials not available until the meeting, such as handouts and audio-visual presentations.

The Policy Board also maintains an Administrative & Financial (A&F) Standing Subcommittee composed of the Transportation Councils Chairman and other appointees. This subcommittee handles the Transportation Councils personnel and housekeeping issues on behalf of the Policy Board.