CDTC's Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) identifies the short-range transportation planning activities undertaken by the CDTC staff, its planning partners and its consultants. All federally funded transportation related planning activities in CDTC's planning area are documented in the UPWP. Partner agencies receiving federal planning funds for activities in the UPWP include the Capital District Transportation Authority, Capital District Regional Planning Commission, and New York State Department of Transportation. CDTC reports on the status of each UPWP task in its bi-annual Progress Report.

2022-23 UPWP
Call for Linkage Program and Transportation Planning Projects

This funding opportunity is now closed. CDTC will reopen its technical assistance program in Spring 2022.

2022-23 UPWP Planning Project Solicitation Guidance
Project Application Template

(The template represents a .pdf of the Jotform application questions for use in preparing answers offline before entering responses online into the form).


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Can you apply for more than one grant?

A. Yes, but each grant is competing against itself, be sure to specify which project is a priority.


Q. Our town/city/village is currently working on a Technical Assistance Project. Can we apply for a linkage study before it’s completed?

A. Yes


Q. If the application is a project with two, or more, towns partnering, is that considered a “Regional” or “Linkage” request?

A. Partnerships are encouraged for all types of projects, a project is determined to be Regional vs. Linkage based on its context and topics proposed to be explored. 


Q. Is this the only chance for Technical Assistance?

A. No, the CDTC/CDRPC Technical Assistance Program will remain open for new requests in 2022-23.


Q. For the Linkage Program, is $200,000 the total amount available for all applicants?

A. Yes, CDTC has allocated $200,000 in the UPWP specifically for Linkage-types of projects/planning studies. 


Q. Does “communities of concern” include seniors?

A. CDTC uses federal Environmental Justice criteria:


Regional Rate