Capital District Transportation Committee
Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force
Mackesey (Town of Clifton Park),
1.0 AGENDA AND MEETING NOTES REVIEW
The minutes from November’s meeting were approved without changes.
2.0 NEW BUSINESS
2.1 Regional Greenway Status: J. Purvis noted that the final document is expected from the consultant at the end of the week. CDTC will be producing some additional maps to the document. The final document will be available on CDTC’s website and on CD’s when complete.
Safe Routes to School Session (Possibly in January)
Updates/Presentations on CDTC’s Linkage Studies involving bicycle/pedestrian elements/issues.
“Complete Streets” Planning, Policy, and Engineering.
A presentation on iHi’s Planning and Policy Models for Pedestrian and Bicycle Friendly Communities in NYS.
Quarterly or Bi-annual updates on SPOT and TEP projects.
Trips/Bike Rides/Walks in the following communities:
2.3 Scheduling of Meetings for 2007: The following meeting dates for the Task Force have been set for 2007:
Tuesday, January 16th
Tuesday, February 13th
Tuesday, March 13th
Tuesday, April 10th
Tuesday, May 8th
Tuesday, June 12th
Purvis noted that he will be presenting the results of CDTC’s Trail Survey at
the Creating Walkable Communities Conference in
I.Vamos shared a document form the GTSC for reference.
shared a document from the Conference on Climate Change held in
Stangle reported that the Town of
Stangle also noted that a spur connection to the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail
J. Poppel noted that NYBC is working with local entities to get “Complete Streets” legislation passed.
J. Poppel also reported that NYBC will be offering bicycling courses in the spring of 2007.
D. Odell noted the following links as useful resources for bicycle storage and rack design:
http://www.bicyclinginfo.org/pdf/bikepark.pdf (actual report)
D. Odell also provided the following link for information regarding complete streets:
and regarding controlled chaos in Transportation Planning (removing traffic lights, signs, etc)
K. Prickett noted that the
Healthy Trails, Healthy Communities Conference will be held September 28th
and 29th in
3.0 UPCOMING EVENTS