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

June 6, 2024

   I. Opening Remarks

 II. Administration



    1. March 7, 2024 Meeting Minutes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Action Item*

    2. 2023-2024 Performance and Expenditure Report*




III. Privilege of the Floor

IV. Presentation – Reimagine I-787 PEL Study Initial Concepts, presented               by Greg Wichser, NYSDOT Region-1

  V. 2022-2027 TIP Amendments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Action Item*



    1. CDTA: Amendments 1 - 8

    2. 5310 Program: Amendments 9 - 14




1. T6B, 94 – STAR Bus Replacement and Expansion, Location: Multi- County Sponsor: CDTA, Reason: Linked to another Policy Board approval

2. T11, 95 – Passenger Facility Improvements at Various Location, Location: Multi- County, Sponsor: CDTA, Reason: Linked to another Policy Board approval

3. T14B, 98 – Transit Operations Support for Saratoga Service: Preventative Maintenance & Operating Assistance, Location: Saratoga County Sponsor: CDTA, Reason: Linked to another Policy Board approval

4. T16, 96 – Transit Support Vehicles Location: Multi-County, Sponsor: CDTA, Reason: Linked to another Policy Board approval

5. T17, 48 – Transit Bus Replacement/Expansion Location: Multi-County, Sponsor: CDTA, Reason: 2(c) Cost change of $3.000M and over

6. T57, 97 – Preventive Maintenance for Transit Projects Location: Multi-County, Sponsor: CDTA, Reason: 2(c) Cost change of $3.000M and over

7. T77, CDTC20 – Capital Cost of Contracting for Commuter Service Location: Multi- County, Sponsor: CDTA, Reason: 2(b) Cost change over $0.500M and less than $3.00M

8. T152, CDTA08 – Mobility Hubs Location: Multi- County, Sponsor: CDTA, Reason: Linked to another requiring Policy Board approval

9. T153, 99 – St. Peters Hospital Foundation, 1 New Lot E Expansion Vehicle Location: Albany County, Sponsor: NYSDOT, Reason: 1(b) Addition of project less than or equal to $1.000M

10. T154, 00 – Center for Disability Services, 6 New Lot I Replacement Vehicles Location: Albany County, Sponsor: NYSDOT, Reason: 1(c) Addition of project over $1.000M

11. T155, 01 – Senior Care Connections, 2 new Lot E Replacement Vehicles and 2 new Lot E Expansion Vehicles, Location: Town of Rotterdam and Town of Colonie, Sponsor: NYSDOT, Reason: 1(b) Addition of project less than or equal to $1.000M

12. T156, 02 – Bethlehem Senior Projects, 1 New Lot E Replacement Vehicle and New Route Scheduling Software, Location: Albany County, Sponsor: NYSDOT, Reason: 1(b) Addition of project less than or equal to $1.000M

13. T157, 04 – Catholic Charities/Tri-County Services, Operating Assistance Location: Schenectady County, Sponsor: NYSDOT, Reason: 1(b) Addition of project less than or equal to $1.000M

14. T158, 05 – NYSARC, Inc. 2 New Lot K Replacement Vehicles and 1 New Lot E Replacement Vehicle, Location: Saratoga County Sponsor: NYSDOT, Reason: 1(b) Addition of project less than or equal to $1.000M

VI. Resolution 24-3: 2024-2025 UPWP Amendments



    1. Summary of UPWP Amendments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Action Item*

    2. Draft Amended 24-25 UPWP for PB Review. . . . . . . . . . . . . Action Item*




VII. Metropolitan Transportation Plan



    1. Review and Approve Draft Goals for Public Review. . . . . . . Action Item*

    2. Summary of initial survey responses




VIII. Safe Streets and Roads For All Grant Update

   IX. 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*




   X. Other

 XI. Upcoming Meetings/Events

1.In Motion Task Force Meeting                                          - June 27th 3:00pm

2.Active Transportation Planning Advisory Committee  - July 9th 9:00am

3.Planning Committee                                                           - July 10th 9:30am

4.Human Service Advisory Committee                              - August 5th 2:00pm

 XII. Adjournment

**Hybrid Meeting

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.