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Public Comment Open – Section 5310

Public comment will be accepted on the addition of three projects to the Transportation Improvement Program. These projects, recommended to be funded under the Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Public Transportation grants program, will fund vehicle purchases by human service agencies within the MPO. More detail regarding the projects and public comment procedures is available at this link. Comment will be accepted in writing through June 21, 2022.

next Planning Committee meeting – rescheduled

The next regular meeting of the A/GFTC Planning Committee has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 18 at 1:30 PM via Zoom. Meeting access information is below.

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GGFT TIP Amendment request

Greater Glens Falls Transit has requested an amendment to the A/GFTC Transportation Improvement Program to change a project listing from the purchase of 4 replacement mini-buses to the purchase of two 30′ transit buses. The amendment request is available here: https://agftc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/GGFT-April-22-TIP-Amend.-Req-002.pdf . Public comments will be accepted through May 31, 2022 prior to final approval and may be transmitted through email to info@agftc.org, conventional mail to A/GFTC, 11 South Street Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY, or by using the Contact Us module of this website.

Next A/GFTC Planning Committee meeting

A meeting of the A/GFTC Planning Committee has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 27 at 10:30 via Zoom. The agenda will be limited to time-sensitive matters that require committee action. Access information is as follows:

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REVISED RFP – Queensbury Adaptive Signal Control Technology Feasibility Study

REVISED 4/12/2022 The Town of Queensbury, in collaboration with A/GFTC, has been awarded grant funds by NYSERDA for an Adaptive Signal Control Technologies Feasibility Study within and around the Aviation/Quaker Road corridor in Queensbury, NY. This feasibility study is intended to identify innovative signal-timing solutions to congestion management in and around the Aviation Road/Quaker Road corridor in Queensbury, New York. The study will analyze the feasibility of Adaptive Signal Control Technologies (ASCT), comparing ASCT to traditional signal timing improvements in terms of efficacy (changes in starts/stops, wait and travel times, etc.), potential reduction in greenhouse gases, ease of implementation, co-benefits, life cycle costs, and sustainability regarding operations and maintenance.

The REVISED RFP can be downloaded here. Please note that the Town of Queensbury is administering this project; all inquiries should be directed to Stuart Baker, contact information as noted within the RFP.

Special Meeting scheduled

A Special Meeting of the A/GFTC Planning Committee has been scheduled for Friday, March 18 at 9:00 to consider a time-sensitive TIP amendment request from Warren County DPW. The meeting will be remote access only via Zoom; access information is copied below.

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Funding Available — Section 5310 Program

The NYS Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) recently announced that the next round of the Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program (Section 5310) is now available. The goal of the Section 5310 Program is to improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities by removing barriers to transportation services and expanding the transportation mobility options available.

The program provides financial assistance to agencies which provide transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities. This includes the purchasing of buses, vans, wheelchair lifts, ramps, and transit-related technology systems, as well as enhanced transportation projects including travel training, volunteer driver programs, and mobility management.

CLICK HERE for more information from the NYSDOT website. Applications are due by March 21, 2022. A/GFTC staff is providing this information for informational purposes/reference only. Questions should be directed to NYSDOT Region 1 staff coordinator Audrey Burneson, (518) 457-9938, Audrey.Burneson@dot.ny.gov

A/GFTC Policy Committee Meeting 2/16/22

The next meeting of the A/GFTC Policy Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, February 16th at 10:00 AM. The meeting will be facilitated using Zoom. See below for login details.

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Public comment – draft annual work program

The draft A/GFTC Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for State Fiscal Year 2022-23 is available for public review and comment. The UPWP is listing of planned staff, committee, and consultant activities intended to support and advance regional transportation planning objectives. The draft program is here. Comments or requests for hardcopies of the plan may be submitted to info@agftc.org or via conventional mail to A/GFTC, 11 South Street, Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY 12801. Comments will be accepted through February 15, 2022.