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Public comment – draft TIP amendments

Four requested TIP amendments are available for public comment prior to consideration by the A/GFTC Policy Committee. The link to the summary document is :https://agftc.org/publications/tip-amendment-summary-2021-01-2. Comments will be accepted until February 16, 2021 and can be submitted through the Contact module of this website, by email at info @agftc.org, or by mail at A/GFTC, 11 South Street # 203, Glens Falls, NY.

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RFP for Streetscape Code Revisions – Village of Greenwich, NY

The Village of Greenwich, in Washington County, New York, has requested that the Adirondack/Glens Falls Transportation Council direct transportation planning resources towards updating the Village’s local land use codes to be consistent with the 2019 Main Street Streetscape Plan, including Complete Streets policies and ADA regulations. Click here to view the RFP. Please note the 11/30/20 deadline and direct all inquiries to Jack Mance, AICP, A/GFTC Senior Transportation Planner.

Exit 17 bridge project

The New York State Department of Transportation is seeking public comments on proposed design elements for a project to repair or replace the bridge carrying US Route 9 over Interstate 87 (Exit 17) in the Town of Moreau. Exit and entrance ramp reconfigurations are also under consideration. Please use the comment form provided at https://www.dot.ny.gov/I87Exit17 to submit comments directly to NYSDOT.

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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A/GFTC Office Open By Appointment Only

As of January 2021, the A/GFTC office continues to be staffed at 50% capacity to accommodate social distancing protocols. Until further notice, in-person visits to the office are by appointment only, and all visitors must wear a face covering and observe social distancing. To make an appointment, email info@agftc.org or call (518) 223-0086.

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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.