ARCHIVED NEWS ITEMS

These are CDTC news items that are still valid but are no longer considered news. They appear as they did at their respective dates.



  • GOOGLE MAP-BASED TIP, February 24, 2011: CDTC's TIP project information can now be viewed interactively using Google Maps.

  • NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED, July 2, 2010: CDTC has published its Summer 2010 newsletter, In Motion.

  • CDTC'S LINKAGE PROGRAM HONORED BY FHWA & FTA, June 29, 2010: CDTC’s linkage program has been honored as an award winner of the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) 2010 Transportation Planning Excellence Award (TPEA) program.

  • 2010-15 TIP ADOPTED, June 4, 2010: At its June 3, 2010 meeting, CDTC adopted the 2010-15 Transportation Improvement Program. On July 7, the Planning Committee voted to suspend Round Two programming for six to nine months. CDTC's TIP was recently incorporated into the Statewide TIP which took efffect on October 1, 2010.

  • CAPITAL COEXIST WEBSITE ONLINE, April 1, 2010: CDTC’s Capital Coexist bicycle education campaign website became available today. Capital Coexist is a localized bicycle education campaign in the Capital Region that is geared towards cyclists and motorists coexisting on the roadways. The website includes bicycle education and safety information.

  • 2010-12 UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM, March 15, 2010: At its March 4, 2010 meeting, CDTC approved the 2010-12 UPWP (which lists all federally-funded transportation-related planning activities in the region) and its accompanying tables.

  • 2010 MOHAWK-HUDSON BIKE-HIKE TRAIL MAP, January 8, 2010: The 2010 Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail Map is now available on the CDTC Maps page. Hard copies are available upon request.

  • CHOOSING OUR FUTURE, August 20, 2008: CDTC's New Visions 2030 Update brochure, Choosing Our Future, is available as a 5 MB PDF document on this web site, and by hard copy by contacting CDTC at (518) 458-2161.

  • SAFETY ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES, July 14, 2009: Safety Assessment Guideline project has been completed by the NYSMPO Associations’ Safety Working Group. The complete Guidelines, Reference Guide and Brochure are available on the NYSMPO website.

  • SPOT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM 2008, November 26, 2008: The Spot Improvement Program projects have been selected and have been added to the 2007-12 TIP. The new projects are A506, SA246, SA247, S190, S191 and S192. The funds came from RG41 , the Spot Improvement Setaside.

  • 2008 CERTIFICATION, November 26, 2008: The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently completed thier 2008 certification of CDTC.

  • REGIONAL TRAIL PERSPECTIVES, October 5, 2007: The Regional Trail Perspectives: A Survey of Capital District Trail Facilities is now complete. The document documents and compares trail user data and adjoining residential property owner data along the Mohawk Hudson Bike Hike Trail, the Uncle Sam Bikeway, and the Zim Smith Trail.

  • NEW VISIONS 2030, October 4, 2007:: At its October 4, 2007 meeting, the CDTC Policy Board approved the New Visions 2030 Regional Transportation Plan. Comments can be mailed to One Park Place, Albany, NY 12205, faxed to 518-459-2155 or emailed to CDTCComments2030@cdtcmpo.org.

  • PLANNING COMMITTEE AGENDAS, April 30, 2007: In order to meet new public participation standards, CDTC now includes agendas for Planning Committee meetings on this web site through the Planning Committee menu link to the left. Agendas are found with other materials for each meeting.

  • ROUTE 4 CORRIDOR STUDY (EAST GREENBUSH), January 12, 2007: Town Board of the Town of East Greenbush formally adopted CDTC's Route 4 Linkage Study on January 10, 2007.

  • FINAL REGIONAL GREENWAY CONCEPT PLAN, January 5, 2007: The Regional Greenway Concept Plan (23 MB) is now available. This plan was framed around the work of Working Group C and the “Big Ticket, Big Idea Initiatives” concepts that have been developed as part of New Visions 2030. The concept plan shows a potential regional network of greenways and trails that will provide residents, visitors, businesses, and communities with transportation, recreation, health, and quality of life benefits.

  • LUTHER FOREST TECHNOLOGY CAMPUS TRANSPORTATION PLAN, September 13, 2006: On September 7, CDTC’s Policy Board amended its New Visions plan and its regional air quality conformity determination to reflect roadway improvements contained in the Luther Forest plan. The Round Lake Bypass, as well as other roadway improvements for the Luther Forest Plan, were incorporated into the revised revised Transportation Conformity Determination for the Albany-Schenectady-Troy ozone non-attainment area.

  • COLLOQUY REPORT AVAILABLE, June 16, 2006: The CDTC staff has been heavily engaged in a national effort, the “Colloquy on the Coming Transformation of Travel” funded by the NYS MPO Association and FHWA’s research office. Products of the Colloquy are available for review, and the final report is now available.

  • 2006 REGIONAL BIKE MAP, June 6, 2006: CDTC’s 2006 Regional Bike Map is now available.

  • I-87 MULTI-MODAL CORRIDOR STUDY, April 18, 2006: The New York State Department of Transportation has issued a press release regarding its I-87 study final report, calling for development of a “Smart Corridor” between Albany and the Canadian border.

  • INTERESTING PRACTICES AT CDTC, August 4, 2005: CDTC is often asked for documentation of its innovative practices. A listing of CDTC’s Innovations in Sustainability is available. One-page descriptions of many of these are in Interesting MPO Practices at CDTC.