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A/GFTC Office Open By Appointment Only

As of January 2021, the A/GFTC office continues to be staffed at 50% capacity to accommodate social distancing protocols. Until further notice, in-person visits to the office are by appointment only, and all visitors must wear a face covering and observe social distancing. To make an appointment, email info@agftc.org or call (518) 223-0086.

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Draft Hudson Avenue intersections Pedestrian Safety Improvements Report available for public comment

The draft report including pedestrian safety improvement concepts for the intersection of Hudson Avenue and South Street and the access to the 14 Hudson building near the intersection of Hudson Avenue and School Street has been presented to the Glens Falls Board of Public Safety and is now available for public comment through June 30, 2024. The document can be accessed here. Please send written comments to info@agftc.org or by conventional mail to A/GFTC, 11 South Street, Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY 12801.

RFP for Town of Queensbury Bicycling and Pedetrian Connections Improvement Plan

A/GFTC seeks proposals from qualified transportation planning and engineering firms to develop conceptual plans to improve pedestrian and bicyclist infrastructure between key non-motorized travel generators in the Town of Queensbury, including the Rush Pond Trail, Gurney Lane Recreation Park, the Warren County Municipal Center, the Warren County Bikeway, SUNY Adirondack, and the US Route 9 corridor near The Great Escape. The full RFP is linked here; responses are due by July 1, 2024.

Requested TIP Amendments from CDTA

The Capital District Transportaiton Authority is seeking the following amendments to the A/GFTC Transportation Improvement Program to direct Federal Transit Administration Section 5307 and 5339 funds to the following proposed expenditures:

  • $1.145M to support Information Technology enhancements and replacements
  • $1.823M for purchase or lease of trolleys and buses to meet service demands
  • $0.040M for replacement of non-revenue support vehicles

These requests are for elements included within CDTA’s approved State Fiscal Year 24-25 budget. The notice of intent to apply for these funds was advertised regionally via legal notices as of May 11, 2024. The requests will be considered for approval by the A/GFTC Policy Committee at its next meeting on June 12, 2024. Public comments on the proposed expenditures will be accepted through June 11, 2024 and can be submitting in writing to info@agftc.org or conventional mail to A/GFTC, 11 South Street, Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY.

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Glens Falls Middle School and High School Circulation Study available for public comment

The draft final report for the Glens Falls Middle School and High School Circulation Study is available for public comment through June 8, 2024. The study (linked here), conducted by Creighton Manning Engineering and commissioned by A/GFTC on behalf of the Glens Falls School District, contains capital improvement concepts and operational recommendations that the School District and the City of Glens Falls may consider to improve traffic and access safety conditions in and around the Middle School and High School campus. Comments will be accepted in writing via email to info@agftc.org or conventional mail to A/GFTC, 11 South Street, Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY 12801. link

Next Planning Committee meeting

The next meeting of the A/GFTC Planning Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10th at 10:30 AM via Zoom. Meeting access information is as follows:

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Warrensburg / Main Street RFP

The Town of Warrensburg has requested assistance from the Adirondack / Glens Falls Transportation Council (A/GFTC) to prepare a conceptual design of the US Route 9 (Main Street corridor) through the central portion of the hamlet of Warrensburg. The goal of the project is to develop a community-supported vision of the roadway profile that better accommodates all potential users. Principal among the issues to be considered are pedestrian safety, ADA accessibility requirements, on-street parking, access management opportunities, streetscaping improvements, and commercial vehicle access.

The RFP for this project is available here: https://agftc.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/RFP_warrensburg-main-street-conceptual-plan.pdf . Responses are due to A/GFTC by 3:00 PM on Monday, April 22nd, 2024.

Draft annual work program (UPWP)

The draft annual work program for A/GFTC, known as the Unified Planning Work Program or UPWP, has been approved by the A/GFTC Planning Committee for release for public comment. The UPWP is a listing of proposed staff and consultant tasks for the upcoming State Fiscal Year (April 1 2024 – March 31, 2025). Included projects are the result of requests by our member municipalities in response to a region-wide candidate project solicitation. A link to the document is here: https://agftc.org/publications/2024-25-a-gftc-unified-planning-work-program-upwp-draft/ . Written public comments will be accepted through February 9, 2024 and may be transmitted to info@agftc.org, conventional mail addressed to A/GFTC, 11 South Street Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY 12801, or by utilizing the Contact Us module of this website.