2005-06 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.
staff budget relies upon approximately $ 1,470,000 in CDTC’s Federal Highway
Administration metropolitan planning funds (approximately $1,000,000 in new and
$470,000 in carryover funds, supplemented by $355,000 from other MPOs'
allocations to cover staff support to the state MPO association and other
“shared cost initiatives” and $272,500 in new Federal Transit Administration
planning funds. A smaller amount of
contractual work with
UPWP also reflects modest use of
Including CDTC's administration of statewide studies, consultant support of CDTC staff efforts, and CDTC-administered consultant studies, the 2005-06 UPWP reflects nearly $820,000 in CDTC-administered consultant contracts along with one “pass-through” consultant effort of $100,000.
the nearly $400,000 in local cash participation in the UPWP efforts represents
a level of local commitment to MPO activities unparalleled across
Narratives on the following pages highlight 2004-05 accomplishments and 2005-06 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.