Purvis (CDTC), Jennifer Clunie
(NYBC), Jim Mearkle (Albany County DPW), Rob
Leslie (Town of Bethlehem), Ivan Vamos (NYBC), Nelson Ronsvalle
(Town of Halfmoon), Jeff Gritsavage (NYSDOT), Kelly
Mateja (Town of Colonie), Molly Gagne (SW Neighborhood Assoc.
of Saratoga Springs), Mike Wyatt (NYSDOT
Region 1), Amy Jesaitis (NYSDOH), Henny
O’Grady (Halfmoon Trails)
SUNY Albany Graduate Planning Studio – Brigidann Rauch from the U Albany Planning Studio presented
the classes draft plan for the Central Albany Bikeway Plan.The Plan includes recommendations for better
cycling and walking from the Albany Nano Campus, through
SUNY and Harriman and down to the Hudson River.They focused on non-major routes as the
European Approaches to Bike/Ped Planning -- Sandy Misiewicz
of the CDTC staff presented on many of the bicycle and pedestrian facilities,
programs, and attitudes that she experienced as part of her recent trip to England
and the Netherlands.Contact Sandy
at 458-2161 for more information
1.8 Other New
1.8.1 M. Gagne, shared articles on
the progress of the Geyser Road Trail.It was indicated that an RFP had been issued, and a firm selected (Greenman Pederson) for planning and design through funds
provided by Assemblyman Tedisco.
1.8.2 J. Gritsavage
stated that the Lark St. BID is working with their insurance company to be able
to continue to remove snow along the sidewalks in their area.
1.8.3 Any ideas or suggestions for
new agenda items should be forwarded to J. Purvis (BikePed@cdtcmpo.org).
1.8.4The February 2009 meeting has been changed
to February 3rd @
The next CDTC
Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force meeting is scheduled for January 13, 2009 @ .