Data will then be used to calculate the cumulative impact on traffic patterns and sewer infrastructure.

The New York State Thruway Authority Board of Directors approved the selection of the Design-Build team that will install cashless tolling on the Thruway by the end of 2020.

The Albany County Planning Board told Pyramid the ring road around Crossgates Mall is already very congested. Chairman Dominic Rigosu told Pyramid, “At some point, you have to say you have to mitigate it,” referring to the current traffic situation.

Because the Thruway bridge on East Old State Road has a vertical clearance that is almost one-and-a-half feet lower than the current standard and has been hit before, said Todd Gold of the Thruway Authority, it wouldn’t be safe to keep it open during rebuilding.

Bikes for the public to rent in four Capital District cities, starting this summer, are part of a trend nationally and regionally. 

The "Stand Up 4 Transportation" rally was held at Crossgates to urge Congress to renew funding for the federal transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which expires at the end of May.

Martin Dratz, 84, was brought in to address 194 violations of state record-keeping requirements found in Berne-Knox-Westerlo’s transportation department.

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