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Posted on: February 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Pedestrian Safety Action Plan Project

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The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has established a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (PSAP), which is a five-year multi-agency plan to improve pedestrian safety. Public Information Flyer (PDF). The plan includes engineering improvements to improve pedestrian safety and minimize crash potential by implementing countermeasures at the crossings on local urban roads and streets. 32 sites have been identified in the City of Albany to be evaluated as a part of the this project. Locations are listed below.

Signalized Locations:                                                                           

  1. Clinton Ave/ Ten Broeck Street                                                                              
  2. Clinton Ave/ North Hawk Street                                                                                                 
  3. Clinton Ave/ South Swan Street                                                                                     
  4. Clinton Ave/ Lark Street (North)                                                                                               
  5. Clinton Ave/ Lark Street (South)                                                                                               
  6. Clinton Ave/ Henry Johnson                                                                                                      
  7. Clinton Ave/ Lexington Ave                                                                                                          
  8. Clinton Ave/ North Lake Ave                                                                                                        
  9. Clinton Ave/ Quail Street                                                                                                               
  10. Clinton Ave/ Ontario Street                                                                                                           
  11. Henry Johnson Boulevard/ Sheridan Ave  
  12. Henry Johnson Boulevard/ Second Ave
  13. Henry Johnson Boulevard/ Livingston Ave

Unsignalized Locations

  1. Orange Street – Mid-Block Crossing
  2. Clinton Ave/ Chapel Street
  3. Clinton Ave/ Dove Street
  4. Henry Johnson Boulevard/ Orange Street
  5. Henry Johnson Boulevard/ First Street
  6. Henry Johnson Boulevard/ Third Street
  7. New Scotland Road/ Wood Terrace
  8. New Scotland Road/ Hartman Road
  9. New Scotland Road/ Hopi Street
  10. 1New Scotland Road/ O’Neil Road
  11. 1South Manning Boulevard/ Lancaster St.
  12. Delaware Ave/ Leonard Place
  13. Frisbee Ave/ Pulmeri Complex Driveway
  14. South Swan Street/ Elm Street
  15. South Swan Street/ Hamilton Street
  16. South Pearl Street/ (1) #628-1 (Midblock– 2 Crossings)/ (2) #628-2 (Midblock)/(3)#628-3 (Mid-Block)
  17. Broadway/ Steuben

This Project will install new pedestrian facilities and rehabilitate existing pedestrian facilities to improve safety and mobility based on location. The available total construction funding for this project including the design, construction and inspection is $1,487,685.00, 100% of which will be funded by the Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program. No city funds will be used for this project. 

Public comments are encouraged and can be submitted to by email until February 19, 2021.