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Next Planning Committee meeting

The next meeting of the A/GFTC Planning Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00. The meeting will be held online only using Zoom. The access information is as follows:


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Draft Exit 17 TIP Amendment request

The New York State Department of Transportation has requested an amendment to the A/GFTC Transportation Improvement Program that would add approximately $11M to the scope of the Exit 17 bridge replacement and ramp reconfiguration project. This amendment request has been reviewed and Approved by the A/GFTC Planning Committee for release for a 30-day public comment and review period prior to Policy Committee approval. Written comments will be accepted through July 15, 2020 by mail at A/GFTC, 11 South Street, Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY 12801 or by email at afrankenfeld@agftc.org.

Draft Air Quality Conformity Determination

The draft Air Quality Conformity Determination for the Albany-Schenectady-Troy 1997 8 Hour Ozone Non-Attainment Area is available for public review and comment prior to Policy Committee consideration as final. This new conformity determination was triggered by Capital District Transportation Committee’s update of its New Visions 2050 metropolitan transportation plan. The report confirms that projects listed in A/GFTC’s and CDTC’s long range plans (LRPs) and Transportation Improvement Programs (TIPs) meet all applicable transportation conformity requirements. 

This document is available for public review and comment through July 15, 2020. Written comments will be accepted by mail at A/GFTC, 11 South Street, Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY 12801 or by email at afrankenfeld@agftc.org.

Next A/GFTC Planning Committee meeting

The next A/GFTC Planning Committee meeting will be held online via Zoom meeting on Wednesday, June 10 at 10:00. There will be no physical meeting place; all attendees will participate remotely. Please see the information below to join the meeting:

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Funding Solicitation — Section 5310 Program

2020 Solicitation — Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program (Section 5310)

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is pleased to announce the availability of $26.1 million in funding to enhance mobility options for seniors and persons with disabilities.

This funding, administered by NYSDOT and made available through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program (Section 5310), is intended to improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities by removing barriers to traditional transportation services and by expanding community mobility options.  

Funding for projects will be awarded through a competitive solicitation process and will require an applicant match. Prospective projects will be rated based on established criteria that includes performance measures, project relationship to identified gaps in service, and degree of integration and coordination with local transportation planning efforts.

Information regarding assistance identifying candidate projects, program guidance, application forms and details on program webinars will be on found at https://www.dot.ny.gov/divisions/policy-and-strategy/public-transportation/specialized-transportation/5310 shortly. Completed applications will be accepted electronically through March 16, 2020. For further information on this program opportunity or if you have any questions related to the posted materials, please contact NYSDOT at 5310MobilityApplications@dot.ny.gov or (518) 457-8335. Do not contact A/GFTC regarding 5310 application materials.

As part of the application process, applicants are required to reference the A/GFTC Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan (click for link). This plan was adopted on July 10, 2018. Questions regarding the Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan may be directed to A/GFTC via email to jmance@agftc.org.