draft TIP available for public comment

A/GFTC has released its draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for public review and comment. The TIP is the five-year roster of planned federally-supported investments in the surface transportation system within the A/GFTC planning and programming area for Federal Fiscal Years 2023-2027. The draft program contains improvement projects for highways, bridges, public transportation, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The draft program is available at this link; 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 July 29, 2022.

Public Comment open – Cost and schedule changes to I-87 resurfacing project

A/GFTC has received an amendment request to its Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) from the New York State Department of Transportation to add $1.830M in matched federal funds to the construction and construction inspection phases of its project #1722.71 to resurface Interstate 87 between Exit 16 and the Hudson River in Saratoga County. The request would also advance obligation of those phases to occur within the current federal fiscal year. Additional details on this amendment request are available at this link. A/GFTC procedures require that requested funding changes that exceed $1.0M are to be made available for public review and comment prior to A/GFTC Policy Committee approval. Comments may be transmitted to A/GFTC at 11 South Street, Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY 12801 or by email to aaron@agftc.org. Comments will be accepted through June 21, 2022.

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.