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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.

Projects

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)

Bicycle-Pedestrian Priority Map

A/GFTC recently updated the Regional Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan, which includes the identification of a Priority Bicycle Network and Priority Pedestrian Areas. To review the plan, please click here.

The map below represents the MPO’s priorities for future improvements for bicycle and pedestrian facilities. This map also shows existing bicycle and pedestrian trails throughout the region.