The postcards that were mailed out contained an incorrect end date for the public comment period for the TIP. Comments regarding the DRAFT 2013-18 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) are due by Monday May 6, 2013 (not June 6).
(Posted on March 21, 2013)
TRANSPORTATION PLANNER POSITION AVAILABLE:
CDTC is seeking to fill its available
(Posted on May 17, 2013)
ADDENDUM TO 2012-14 UPWP AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW:
At its March 7, 2013 meeting, CDTC approved an
to the 2012-14 UPWP for
in writing are welcome and are due by 5 PM on May 7, 2013.
(Posted on March 11, 2013)
2013-18 TIP AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW:
At its March 7, 2013 meeting, CDTC approved the available parts of the 2013-18 TIP for
Project Listings, and
in writing are welcome and are due on on May 6, 2013.
(Posted on March 8, 2013)
CORRECTION TO JARC SOLICITATION:
In the SOLICITATION FOR JARC PROJECTS (posted below on February 12, 2013),
the federal share amount for the Saratoga Springs urbanized area is $35,825
(not $28,800 as was shown in the application).
(Posted on March 5, 2013)
SOLICITATION FOR NEW FREEDOM PROJECTS:
CDTC is conducting a
for New Freedom program eligible projects within the four county CDTC region. Completed applications (
) are due by 5:00 PM April 19, 2013.
(Posted on February 27, 2013)
SUMMER INTERNSHIP AVAILABLE:
The Capital District Clean Communities Coalition is looking for a summer intern. This is an opportunity for a graduate or undergraduate student interested in working with electric vehicles, sustainable transportation or alternative fuels.
are due March 15.
(Posted on February 26, 2013)
SECRETARY POSITION AVAILABLE:
CDTC is seeking to fill its available
(Posted on February 19, 2013)
SOLICITATION FOR JARC PROJECTS:
CDTC is conducting a
for Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) program eligible projects within the four county CDTC region. Completed applications are due by 5:00 PM March 15, 2013.
(Posted on February 12, 2013)
NYSDOT STATEWIDE SOLICITATION FOR SAFETY (HSIP) PROJECTS:
NYSDOT is soliciting for Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) eligible safety projects to compete in a statewide competition for Federal Fiscal Year 2014 safety funds. Projects on all public roads are eligible.
The submission deadline to NYSDOT Region 1 is March 22, 2013.
(Posted on February 7, 2013)
BEYOND PRESERVATION CANDIDATE LIST AVAILABLE:
NYSDOT Region One has made the list of
Beyond Preservation candidates
2013-18 TIP Update
available. This candidate list was submitted by Region One the NYSDOT Main Office.
(Posted on November 14, 2012)
2012-14 UPWP ADOPTED, March 20, 2012:
At its meeting on March 1, 2012, CDTC adopted the
2012-14 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)
(Posted on November 2, 2012)
THE 2013-18 TIP UPDATE HAS BEGUN:
Materials, including Beyond Preservation forms and instructions are on the
2013-18 TIP Update
(Posted on October 10, 2012)
PRESERVATION FIRST CANDIDATE LISTS AVAILABLE:
CDTC staff and NYSDOT Region One staff compiled lists of potential Preservation First candidates for facility owners to propose for funding. The lists are among the new items on the
2013-18 TIP Update
(Posted on October 24, 2012)
ALBANY BIKE PLAN IMPLEMENTATION SURVEY:
As part of the Albany Bike Plan Implementation Project, CDTC and the City of Albany are
on wayfinding and the feasibility of a bicycle share program.
(Posted on September 28, 2012)
I-87 TWIN BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION DELAYS:
Starting September 7, the rehabilitation of the twin bridges on I-87 is expected to cause significant delays during certain weekend hours.
Motorists are advised to use
(Posted on September 5, 2012)
CDTC has published its Summer 2012
newsletter, In Motion.
(Posted on July 2, 2012)
ARCGIS MAP-BASED TIP:
project information has been changed from Google-based to ArcGIS-based.
(Posted on May 17, 2012)
CDTC APPROVES STATEWIDE PROJECTS:
Today, CDTC held an emergency conference call to add the
Accelerated Pavement Preservation Program
Accelerated Bridge Program
to the TIP. Both projects are to use “Advance Construction” funds as part of
New York Works Program.
(Posted on March 9, 2012)
NEW VISIONS 2035 ADOPTED:
At its September 15, 2011 meeting, the CDTC Policy Board approved the
New Visions 2035
Regional Transportation Plan Update which reaffirmed the vision, goals, objectives, principles, strategies,
actions and budget contained in the New Visions 2030 document through an update extending the
plan to 2035.
(Posted on November 18, 2011)
BIKE/PED ACCOMMODATIONS AT I-87 EXIT 3-4:
At CDTC's Bike/Ped Task Force meeting today, NYSDOT presented their alternatives for
I-87 Exit 3-4 project (A240).
(Posted on October 11, 2011)
Comment via E-Mail
CALENDAR OF MEETINGS AVAILABLE, July 6, 2011:
This web site now has a
of CDTC and CDTC-related meetings open to the public.
CDTA’S BUS PLUS, March 31, 2011:
On April 4, CDTA begins new transit service on the Capital Region’s Route 5 Corridor. BusPlus is an important
regional transportation initiative,
of CDTC’s New Visions plan and CDTA’s Transit Development Plan.
2010-15 TIP ROUND TWO & THREE, March 16, 2011:
At its March 3, 2011 meeting, CDTC voted to continue to table Rounds Two and Three of the 2010-15
Transportation Improvement Program programming effort. For a
more thorough explanation,
mailed to the committee members for the March 3 meeting.
SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY, December 15, 2010:
CDTC has adopted a
Social Media Policy
to guide CDTC’s use of Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites.
ORGANIZATION POLICY, November 3, 2010:
On June 3, 2010, the CDTC Policy Board adopted an update to its
Continuing Operations Plan
“An Intention to Succeed”, defining CDTC’s planning approach and CDTC’s and members’
roles and responsibilities.
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
Draft Statewide TIP,
for a public comment period,
ending August 31, 2010.
CHOOSING OUR FUTURE, August 20, 2008:
New Visions 2030 Update
brochure, Choosing Our Future, is available as a 5 MB
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
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
The funds came from
, the Spot Improvement Setaside.
2008 CERTIFICATION, November 26, 2008:
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
recently completed thier
REGIONAL TRAIL PERSPECTIVES, October 5, 2007:
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 518-729-5764 or emailed to
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
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:
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
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.