CDTC is seeking proposals from qualified firms or individuals to develop a Greenway & Trails Plan which will include the following additional tasks:

  • Estimate the economic and health impact(s) of multi-use trails in the Capital Region.
  • Compile trail management best practices
  • Create a branding and marketing plan for the Capital Region's multi-use trail system
  • Collect video and imagery of trail corridors via drone or other aerial device

CDTC has budgeted up to $150,000 for the greenway and trails plan update and CDTC will be administering the consultant contract. Proposals are due to CDTC by September 1, 2017. Click here for more information.

CDTC has released its Draft New Visions 2040 Financial Plan for public comment. 

pdfDraft New Visions 2040 Financial Plan

Comments will be accepted through August 18, 2017 and can be sent to  Hard copies of the document may be found at local libraries.

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in partnership with the Town and Village of Colonie, the New York State Department of Transportation, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, National Grid, the Capital District Transportation Committee, the University Transportation Research Center, and Creighton Manning, is evaluating the street lighting along Central Avenue approximately between Fuller Road and Reber Street (near New Karner Road), as part of a project that will involve replacing the existing high pressure sodium lights with light emitting diode (LED) street lights. Before the lighting is replaced, we would like to know your opinions of the current street lighting. Completing this survey is completely voluntary. Please observe the street and the lighting at night, and then, select the responses which most closely describe how much you agree or disagree with each statement.

Survey link:

CDTC released its Draft 2017 Environmental Justice/Title VI Analysis for public comment on June 1, 2017. The goal of this analysis is to ensure that both the positive and negative impacts of transportation planning conducted by CDTC and its member agencies are fairly distributed and that defined Environmental Justice populations do not disproportionately bear high and adverse effects.

pdf Draft 2017 Environmental Justice/Title VI Analysis Report

Comments will be accepted through July 14, 2017 and can be sent to Hard copies of the document may be found at local libraries.

CDTC is seeking a Full-time Transportation Planner in Albany, NY

Minimum Qualifications

Transportation planning experience, preferably some experience with infrastructure and operations planning, capital program management, and project management. Strong technical skills, writing skills, and presentation skills are important, as well as strong organizational skills. Demonstrated success in budgeting for and managing planning tasks are required. Proficiency in the use of GIS and other analytic tools is considered a plus. CDTC’s work environment requires every staff member to display sound judgment and initiative in working with limited supervision. The individual selected will be expected to independently develop task work programs, conduct technical work, engage with stakeholders and the public, manage consultant assistance and complete successful planning efforts in a timely fashion. Interested individuals should possess a Master’s Degree in transportation planning, urban and regional planning, or related field.

CDTC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

For additional information including how to apply see the Transportation Planner Employment Notice

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Audi of America Inc. is the first company approved to perform an autonomous vehicle demonstration in New York State. Earlier this month, the Governor announced that New York is now accepting applications from companies interested in testing or demonstrating autonomous vehicles on public roads. The company plans to conduct the first such demonstration in state history, beginning in the City of Albany near the State Capitol in on June 13.

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