2003-04 UNIFIED PLANNING WORK PROGRAM
The UPWP is developed through efforts to identify the transportation planning needs of the Capital District and define work tasks. Refinement of the work program is pursued by the Planning Committee and CDTC Staff Director throughout the year, revising priorities, detailing tasks and reviewing resource availability on a quarterly basis.
budget relies upon approximately $ 1,500,000 in CDTC’s Federal Highway
Administration metropolitan planning funds (supplemented by approximately
$500,000 from other MPOs' allocations to cover statewide membership in the
Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations and staff support to the
state MPO association) and $ 215,000 in new Federal Transit Administration
planning funds. A smaller amount of
contractual work with
UPWP also reflects modest use of TIP-funded activities. CDTC’s adopted staff plan relies upon
continued use of STP funds to support project development activities (modeling,
etc.) by staff. Additional TIP funds (CDTA section 5307 and CMAQ) are programmed for CDTA’s use,
for one carryover Linkage project (
Including CDTC's administration of statewide studies, consultant support of CDTC staff efforts, and CDTC-administered consultant studies, the 2003-04 UPWP reflects over $1,000,000 in CDTC-administered consultant contracts.
Narratives on the following pages highlight 2002-03 accomplishments and 2003-04 work efforts. Detailed discussion of accomplishments for all tasks is included in semi-annual progress reports. Task budgets for all tasks are shown in the financial tables.