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Member-Designated Transportation Projects

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) plans to advance surface transportation authorization legislation later this spring, building on H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, from the 116th Congress. Chairman Peter DeFazio announced that the T&I Committee is formally accepting project requests from House Members.

The T&I Committee process for considering member projects is separate and distinct from the House Committee on Appropriations’ process for considering Community Project Funding requests. Projects funded through the surface transportation authorization will be funded directly from the Highway Trust Fund, and they do not require a separate or subsequent appropriation.

Please note:

  • Congressman Tonko CANNOT accept requests for projects outside of NY-20.
  • Only legally-eligible entities, including state and local units of government, may request projects. 
  • Project sponsors must comply with all relevant federal laws and regulations.
  • A request submitted by Congressman Tonko to the Committee does NOT guarantee the project will be funded.

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Project Eligibility

Capital projects eligible under title 23, United States Code, and chapter 53 of title 49, United States Code, are eligible for funding requests under T&I’s project submission process.

The best way to ensure project eligibility is to select projects included in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) or Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), as those projects have already been certified as eligible for Federal Highway Administration or Federal Transit Administration funding and do not require further verification of eligibility.

For projects not in the STIP or TIP, additional documentation is required, including verification about whether the project can be added to the STIP or TIP in a reasonable timeframe, whether the project is on a long-range transportation plan, and verification of eligibility for the proposed activity under title 23 or chapter 53 of title 49 by the relevant federal agency.

Further, project sponsors must demonstrate the ability to fully obligate any funds provided within the obligation window, and must demonstrate a proven ability to finance the remaining costs not funded by the Committee, as well as the required non-federal cost share.

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Transparency

All requests submitted by Congressman Tonko to the T&I Committee will be posted below. Members are required to certify that neither they nor their immediate family have a financial interest in the requests they are making.

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Projects Requested

Listed below are the projects Congressman Tonko has submitted to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Note: The projects are listed in alphabetical order by project sponsor.

Project Sponsor: Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA)
Project Name/Location:
Purchase of Eight Electric Buses for Use in Emerging Markets – Montgomery County
Albany, New York 12206
Requested Amount:
$6,000,000

Project Sponsor: City of Albany
Project Name/Location:
New Scotland Avenue Rehabilitation
Albany, NY 12208
Requested Amount:
$2,000,000

Project Sponsor: City of Amsterdam
Project Name/Location:
Multi-Modal Phase I/Pedestrian Connector
Amsterdam, NY
Requested Amount:
$4,500,000

Project Sponsor: City of Saratoga Springs
Project Name/Location:
Crescent Ave Segment Saratoga Greenbelt Trail - Engineering and Construction
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Requested Amount:
$660,316

Project Sponsor: City of Schenectady
Project Name/Location:
Craig Street Corridor Project
Schenectady, NY 12305
Requested Amount:
$2,700,000

Project Sponsor: City of Troy
Project Name/Location:
Route 2 Multi-Modal Connectivity Project
Troy, NY 12180
Requested Amount:
$5,700,000

Project Sponsor: County of Albany
Project Name/Location:
Watervliet Shaker Road (CR 157) Highway Improvement Project Phase III
Albany, NY 12207
Requested Amount:
$3,806,400

Project Sponsor: Saratoga County
Project Name/Location:
Coons Crossing over Anthony Kill: Bridge Replacement
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Requested Amount:
$940,800

Project Sponsor: Saratoga County
Project Name/Location:
Lasher Road Bridge over Mourning Kill
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Requested Amount:
$680,800

Project Sponsor: Schenectady County
Project Name/Location:
Rosendale Road/Old River Road Intersection Improvements
Niskayuna, NY 12309
Requested Amount:
$702,000

Project Sponsor: Schenectady County
Project Name/Location:
River Road Pavement Preservation Project
Niskayuna, NY 12309
Requested Amount:
$880,000

Project Sponsor: Schenectady County
Project Name/Location:
Rosendale Road Pavement Preservation Project
Niskayuna, NY 12309
Requested Amount:
$720,000

Project Sponsor: Town of Clifton Park
Project Name/Location:
NY 146 and NY146A Bicycle & Pedestrian Access Improvements
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Requested Amount:
$1,055,000

Project Sponsor: Town of Clifton Park
Project Name/Location:
Clifton Country Road Pedestrian Enhancements
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Requested Amount:
$1,280,000

Project Sponsor: Town of Clifton Park
Project Name/Location:
NY146/Miller Road/Tanner Road: Intersection Improvements
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Requested Amount:
$1,728,000

Project Sponsor: Town of Halfmoon
Project Name/Location:
Intersection Improvements at NY Route 236 and CR 94 (Guideboard Road)
Town of Halfmoon, NY 12188
Requested Amount:
$3,940,000

Project Sponsor: Town of Malta
Project Name/Location:
NY 67 and East Line Road Intersection Improvements
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Requested Amount:
$3,200,000

Project Sponsor: Town of Westerlo
Project Name/Location:
Town of Westerlo Multi-use Parkland Trail
Westerlo, NY 12193
Requested Amount:
$200,000

Project Sponsor: Village of Green Island
Project Name/Location:
Arch Street Reconstruction and Improvement Project
Green Island, NY 12183
Requested Amount:
$1,308,000

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