ANNOUNCEMENT! As of June 1, 2023, we are now the Capital Region Transportation Council.    Learn more

The Transportation Council develops regional transportation policies, plans and programs of projects per federal requirements. It also finances regional and community planning studies using federal funds through its Unified Planning Work Program. If you have questions or comments, need information in another language or in a more accessibile format, contact us at or call 518-458-2161. 

Public Participation Plan for Public Review

Save the Date!

Visit us during our Open House on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 from 4pm – 6pm to ask questions, raise concerns, or make suggestions. Pre-registration is not required!

Executive Summary is Available in:

Chinese (Simple)

Review the full Draft Public Participation Plan

Watch Transportation Council staff explain what's in the PPP in a recording of the Virtual Workshop



Comments on the plan can be submitted via online survey until February 29, 2024.

Comments can also be submitted by:

  • email at,
  • calling us at (518) 458-2161, or
  • written comments to 1 Park Place, Suite 101, Albany, NY 12205 by February 29, 2024.

Transportation Council Plans and Policy Documents

Community and Regional Planning Studies

Community Plans & Complete Streets:

  Complete Streets Design Guide (2023)

 Linkage Program - Final Reports

  NY 5 Access Management Plan (2009)

NY 5 Corridor Plan (2001)

 Final Report
 Executive Summary
 NY 5 Corridor Plan Website

Freight/Goods Movement:

 Regional Freight & Goods Movement Plan (2016):

 Executive Summary
 Final Report

  South Pearl Street Heavy Vehicle Travel Pattern Study (2018)

           Regional Truck Parking Study (2024)


I-787/Hudson Waterfront Corridor Study (2018):

 Final Report

        Identification of Bridge Preservation Candidates, Treatments,
       and Costs for Locally owned Capital District Bridges (2021)