Attendance:Martin Daley (Parks &Trails NY), Jim
Levy (Latham Resident), Raj Malhotra
(NYSDOT Region 1), Joshua Poppel (NYBC), John Stangle (Town of Colonie), Teresa
La Salle (CDTC), Jason Purvis (CDTC)
1.0 AGENDA AND MEETING NOTES REVIEW
The minutes from June’s meeting were approved without
2.0 NEW BUSINESS
2.1 New Visions 2030—Discussion
of status: J. Purvis noted that the Planning Committee approved the plan and
the Policy Board approved the plan for Public Review.After the Public Review period, the plan
will go to the Policy Board in September for final approval which is expected
to meet all SAFETEA-LU requirements.CDTC will be engaging in extra public involvement activities throughout
the fall.The plan will undergo final
reaffirming in December by the Policy Board. New Visions related content on
CDTC’s Website will be updated and enhancements to the website are ongoing.
2.2 Task Force—Plan of Action:
2.2.1Updating Priority Network
2.2.2Working towards implementing Recommendations in Tool Box
discussion was delayed due to low attendance.It will be revisited at the August meeting.
2.3 Safe Routes to School Training:NYSDOT is still working out the
details of the program.
2.4 Other New Business:
Purvis reported that the Trail Survey is nearly complete. CDRPC is putting
together the final document in PDF format.Once the final document is approved CDTC will be distributing the
document to all of the municipalities and counties in CDTC’s planning area. The
document will also be available on CDTC’s website.
J. Poppel noted the efforts
of the Safe Routes to School Program, headed by Justin Booth.
J. Stangle reported that
construction has begun on the roundabout at Sand Creek Road and the entrance to ColonieCenter.
M. Daley noted that the 2007
Cycling the Erie Canal Event was just completed and continues to be a
success.All participating riders were
given a survey to complete.Parks and
Trails NY will share the data gathered from this survey with CDTC.
3.0 UPCOMING EVENTS
The next CDTC Bicycle and Pedestrian
Task Force meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at the CDTC Offices.