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Draft Long Range Plan Presentation

A presentation of the draft Long Range Plan, 2040 Ahead, will be made at the Planning Committee meeting scheduled for August 8, 2018 at 1:30 PM in the Community Room of the Crandall Public Library. The presentation to the committee will include an overview of planning principles and future priorities concerning safety, road and bridge condition, traffic congestion, public transportation, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and more. The presentation will begin at 1:30, after which the regular meeting of the Planning Committee will commence. Please contact A/GFTC at (518) 223-0086 or info@agftc.org in advance for additional details or if special communications assistance for language translation services, hearing, or visual impairments is required.

Warren County Bikeway Extension Plan – public workhsop

A public workshop has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 17 at 6:00 PM at the Town of Lake George Town Hall to present work-to-date on the planning project to identify a future extension of the Warren County Bikeway connecting Lake George and Warrensburg. Our lead consultant, Alta Planning + Design, will conduct the workshop. Staff from the Town and Village of Lake George as well as A/GFTC will be available for questions and comments.

RFP – Village of Greenwich Parking and Pedestrian Plan

Request for Proposals – Village of Greenwich Parking and Pedestrian Access Plan – On behalf of the Village of Greenwich, the Adirondack / Glens Falls Transportation Council seeks proposals from qualified transportation planning and engineering firms to prepare a parking and pedestrian access optimization plan for the Village. The plan is intended to include conceptual level recommendations for maximization of available public parking, improvements to pedestrian wayfinding and crossings, streetscaping enhancements, and identification of a new pedestrian connection linking the downtown commercial area to the Batten Kill. The Request for Proposals, required State and Federal clauses, and a sample contract are available on request only by contacting Aaron Frankenfeld, A/GFTC, afrankenfeld@agftc.org, 11 South Street, #203, Glens Falls, NY (518) 223-0086. Responses are due to A/GFTC by Friday, June 1 at 3:00 PM.

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DRAFT 2018 CHSTP Now Available

A/GFTC has prepared a draft update to the Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan (CHSTP). The  CHSTP provides a framework for the coordination of transportation services within the planning area, with an emphasis on services for aging adults and persons with disabilities and is updated every four years.

The draft plan is available for review here. Comments will be accepted until May 21, 2018.

Funding Opportunity — Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), in coordination with A/GFTC, is pleased to announce the call for pedestrian safety projects included in the Statewide Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (PSAP). The local call for pedestrian safety projects includes $40,000,000 in federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funds for systemic pedestrian safety projects on local and county urban roads and streets.

NYSDOT will host a webinar in late October or early November of 2017 to answer questions about the program and the application process. Additional information about the webinar, program guidance, how to apply, application forms and related materials will be available at https://www.dot.ny.gov/divisions/operating/osss/highway/psap.

Applications must be submitted to NYSDOT by March 09, 2018. For more information, email info@agftc.org or call us at (518) 223-0086.