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.


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

February 15, 2024 Special Meeting

Special Meeting of the Transportation Council Policy Board**

  1. Opening Remarks

  2. Privilege of the Floor

  3. Presentation ‚Äď Livingston Avenue Bridge Update by Jim Boni, NYS DOT-¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Project Management Office

  4. 2022-2027 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments. . . . . . Action Anticipated*

    1. R323, 1760.84, TAP/CMAQ Rensselaer Riverfront Multi Use Trail, City    of Rensselaer, Rensselaer County
      City of Rensselaer Support letter

    2.  TBD, 1SRP.01, Livingston Avenue Amtrak Railroad Over The Hudson River Bridge                          Replacement, BIN 7092890,
      City of Albany, Albany County and City of Rensselaer,                        Rensselaer County

  5. Other

  6. Upcoming Meetings/Events

    1. Freight Advisory Committee                                                           - February 21st, 9am

    2. Regional Operations and Safety Advisory Committee                   - February 22nd, 1pm

    3. Policy Board Meeting                                                                     - March 7th, 3pm


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.