Bike to Work Day 2017 is Friday, May 19th! To learn more about this year's ride visit Capital Moves.

CDTC will be hosting a free three-part webinar series that will equip agencies with the tools needed to understand the principles of bicyclist safety and respond to safety problems with the appropriate countermeasures and designs. Based on a recently-developed training course from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), this webinar series is intended to convey the fundamentals of properly designing for bicyclist safety. The webinars include:

Designing for Bicyclist Safety
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
1:00-2:30 pm Eastern Time

Designing for Bicyclist Safety Along the Road
Monday, April 17, 2017
1:00-2:30 pm Eastern Time

Designing for Bicyclist Safety at Intersections
Thursday, April 27, 2017
2:30-4:00 pm Eastern Time

This webinar series is being delivered by the UNC Highway Safety Research Center with support from the FHWA Office of Safety through a contract to provide training and technical assistance to the FHWA-designated Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Focus States and Cities.

To learn more about this series, visit the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center.

What is Freight? How does freight affect the Capital Region? How do we plan for freight?

These are questions that the latest in a series of planning fact sheets developed by the NYS Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations attempts to answer. Freight 101 hightlights the role that MPOs like CDTC and local governments can play in freight planning in regions. To learn more, download the full Freight 101 Fact Sheet.

Click here to download other fact sheets created by the MPO Association on topics ranging from Climate Change, Safety and Complete Streets.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched a $70 million electric car rebate and outreach initiative to encourage the growth of clean and non-polluting electric car use in New York and promote the reduction of carbon emissions in the transportation sector. The Drive Clean rebates are now available to all New York residents up to $2,000 for each buyer of eligible cars through participating new car dealers.

Due to the snowstorm forecast for March 14th, CDTC has postponed the Bicycle and Pedestrian Adviosry Committee meeting. The meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 28th, 9 a.m. at the CDTC office.