The Genesee Transportation Council (GTC) is accepting public input on a draft of its next operating plan and annual budget known as Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) through February 8.
Genesee Transportation Council Seeks Public Comment Proposed Operating Plan and Budget / Unified Planning Work Program & Project List The Genesee Transportation Council (GTC) is accepting public input on a draft of its next operating plan and annual budget known as Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) through February 8. A list of proposed transportation planning projects recommended for funding accompanies the document.
The UPWP lists the federally funded transportation planning activities that GTC, its member agencies, and other municipalities in the 9-county Genesee-Finger Lakes Region will advance during the next fiscal year.
Transportation planning activities include specific projects and ongoing tasks that reflect the vision of the Long Range Transportation Plan 2045 (LRTP). Tasks range from active transportation plans that promote bicycling and walking to data collection.
People can visit http://www.publicinput.com/GTCUPWP, a dedicated webpage to review the draft, get more information and provide public comments in a variety of ways. Individuals may submit comments, send email, text, leave a recorded voice message in any language, at any time or send mail to Genesee Transportation Council, 50 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14614. People can submit comments via email to GTCUPWP23@publicinput.com, call 855-925-2801 code 6788 to leave a voice message, or text “UPWP23” to 73224 to launch a brief survey by text message.
Call 585-232-6240 x218 to make other arrangements to access this information and participate in this process. The deadline to submit comments is Wednesday, February 8, 2023. After GTC committees review and consider public comments, the GTC Board will consider the final UPWP at its February 23, 2023, meeting.
GTC will provide accommodations for anybody who wishes to take part in this opportunity despite disability or proficiency in English. Please contact GTC at (585) 232-6240 x217 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for auxiliary aids or language services. Background
The UPWP Development Committee guides the creation of the UPWP. The Committee consists of representatives from Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, and Wayne counties, the City of Rochester, New York State Department of Transportation, Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council, and GTC staff.
The Genesee Transportation Council (GTC) guides transportation planning in the Genesee-Finger Lakes region, which includes Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates Counties. By federal law, every urbanized area of the country with a population of 50,000 or more people must have a formal planning organization for transportation known as a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). GTC is the designated MPO for this region and is responsible for transportation planning and overseeing transportation investments.
GTC will provide accommodations for anybody who wishes to participate in this planning project/program despite disability or proficiency in English. Please contact GTC at (585) 232-6240 or send email to email@example.com to arrange for auxiliary aids or language services.