Capital District Transportation Committee
Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force
Record of Meeting on
Attendance: Don Odell (Albany Bicycling
1.0 New Business
by Rob Leslie, Town of
Typo – a presentation on the Town’s Bike/Ped Project Rating Criteria was given at the September meeting.
1.2 Capital Coexist
1.2.1 Website – The site has recently encountered some problems but is back up, running and about 90% restored. If you have any problems finding information or accessing the site contact Jason (BikePed@cdtcmpo.org).
1.2.2 Social Media – Weekly bicycling safety tips are being posted to Twitter and Facebook.
Outreach and displays - Stickers are now available. If you are interested in
obtaining one email firstname.lastname@example.org. Capital Coexist will be attending
1.4 Healthy Communities Meeting –
1.5 Transportation Equity Forum - The New York State Transportation Equity
Alliance co-sponsored a form with the Capital Region Transit Advocates and the
New York State Apollo Alliance at the Albany Public Library Main Branch on September
21. NYSTEA and the
1.6 Local Project Updates
1.6.1 Route 50 Southern Gateway Study – CDTC and NYSDOT are reviewing the final draft.
1.6.2 Albany Education District Enhancement Study – The second public meeting was held October 6 at at St. Rose’s Touhey Forum. Preliminary recommendations include bicycle and pedestrian improvements throughout the study area, amenities such as benches, trash receptacles and pedestrian-scaled lighting, and design guidelines to make the area more vibrant and safe.
1.6.4 CDTA Bike Rack Program – C. Ward is still looking for installed bike racks rewarded in the last round. Another solicitation is scheduled for Jan. 1 and applications will be due Feb. 1.
just don’t get it….” – A picture from
1.7 Other New Business
J. Mearkle said that the first phase of
Events – Next Bike-Ped Meeting is scheduled for