A draft of the Halfway Brook – Hudson Pointe Trail Connector Study is now available for public review. Comments will be accepted through October 29, 2018, and can be sent to email@example.com. The study is available on our publications page, or click here for a direct link.
At its October 10 , 2018 meeting, the Policy Committee has approved 2040 Ahead as the Long Range Plan for the A/GFTC Planning and Programming Area. The LRP serves as the foundation document to guide federally funded regional planning and project investments in the surface transportation system.
The next meeting of the A/GFTC Planning Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12 at 10:00 AM in the Community Room of the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls.
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.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.
The 2018-19 Administrative Update to the Unified Planning Work Program has been approved by the A/GFTC Policy Committee and is available at the Publications page.
The next meeting of the A/GFTC Planning Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 10:00, at Monument Square (2nd Floor), 333 Glen Street, Glens Falls.
All A/GFTC Planning and Policy Committee meetings are held in accessible locations and are open to the public.
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 email@example.com or call us at (518) 223-0086.
A/GFTC staff and our consultant partners are currently working on the following planning initiatives:
- Conceptual plan for a new bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure connection between Halfway Brook and Hudson Pointe in the Town of Queensbury (Alta Planning+ Design);
- Conceptual plan for an extension of the Warren County Bikeway bewteen Lake George and Warrensburg (Alta Planning+ Design);
- Pavement condition scoring throughout the Glens Falls Urban Area (Creighton Manning Engineering)
Recently completed activities include:
- Rural Transportation Needs Assessment and Options Analysis (Steadman Hill Consulting)
- Phase 1 of Local Traffic Count Assistance Program (The Traffic Group)
- Aviation Road / QUFSD Access Analysis (Barton & Loguidice)