Project Description

CDTA River Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

Albany and Rensselaer Counties, New York

CDTA Bus Plus-BlueLineCreighton Manning is the lead engineer for the planning and design of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service expansion along the River Corridor for the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA). The River Corridor extends 17-miles along the Hudson River connecting Albany, Cohoes, Menands, Troy, Waterford, and Watervliet. The new BRT line will reduce traffic congestion along New York Routes 4 and 32 and stimulate economic development while reducing parking demand in the cities of Albany and Troy. The project includes design of thirty-nine (39) bus rapid transit (BRT) stations, a new transit center in Troy, bus priority roadway improvements, and bus garage expansion. Creighton Manning was responsible for civil and transportation engineering, survey and base mapping, cost estimating, SEQRA and NEPA, ITS planning and design, and Small Starts grant submittal materials. Creighton Manning also assisted CDTA with securing $26.9 million in FY 2018 Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA).