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 – Carey Road Industrial Park access analysis

A draft report for the Carey Road Industrial Park access analysis is now available for public review and comment prior to consideration for acceptance as final. Please send any comments in writing to aaron@agftc.org or to A/GFTC, 11 South Street, Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY 12801. Comments will be accepted through 6/10/22/. The draft is available at the following link:

https://agftc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/draft-report_Caery-Road-Industrial-Park-access-analysis.pdf

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.

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.

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.

DRAFT North Road Pedestrian Feasibility Study

The draft North Road Pedestrian Feasibility Study is now available for public comment. This draft examines the feasibility of various pedestrian and bicycle facilities for the section of North Road between Gray Avenue in the Village of Greenwich to the Thunder Mountain Recreation Area entrance within the Town of Greenwich. Comments may be submitted via email to jack@agftc.org until December 3, 2021.

Draft Glen Street Intersections Pedestrian Access Study – public comment

The draft report for the Glen Street Intersections Pedestrian Access Study, commissioned by A/GFTC for the City of Glens Falls and prepared by Barton & Loguidice, has been released for public review and comment and is available here. The report includes field assessments and observations of pedestrian mobility issues at the Glen Street / Bay Street / South Street and Glen Street / Washington Street / Sherman Avenue intersections in the City of Glens Falls. Recommended mitigation efforts are included and prioritized based upon anticipated impact and ease of implementation. Written comments on the document will be accepted through November 19, 2021 and may be transmitted via email to info@agftc.org, the Contact Us module of the A/GFTC website (www.agftc.org), or by conventional mail to A/GFTC, 11 South Street Suite 203, Glens Falls, NY, 12801.

TIP Amendment request – withdrawal of WAS 170

The Washington County Department of Public Works ahs requested a n amendment to the A/GFTC Transportation Improvement Program to remove A/GFTC project # WAS 170 from the program. WAS 170 is currently two projects: bridge replacement for County Route 74 over Fly Creek in the Town of Easton, and bridge replacement for Hickory Hill Road over Camden Valley Creek in the Town of Salem. Due to pressing structural needs, the County has elected to pursue project implementation with its own resources rather than seek federal funding assistance.

Adding or deleting projects from the TIP require that the public be provided with an opportunity to review and comment prior to A/GFTC Policy Committee consideration for approval. Comments will be accepted through September 13, 2021 and may be transmitted in writing by email to aaron@agftc.org or by conventional mail to A/GFTC, 11 South Street #203, Glens Falls, NY, 12801.

TIP Amendment request – NYSDOT paving projects

The New York State Department of Transportation has requested an amendment to the Transportation Improvement Program to add $6.900 in additional Construction and Construction Inspection programming to facilitate pavement surfacing projects for five sections of NYS Highways in the A/GFTC region. The content of the amendment is available here.

Amendment requests of this fiscal scale require that the public be provided with an opportunity to review and comment prior to A/GFTC Policy Committee consideration for approval. Comments will be accepted through September 13, 2021 and may be transmitted in writing by email to aaron@agftc.org or by conventional mail to A/GFTC, 11 South Street #203, Glens Falls, NY, 12801.