Past Studies

The I-787/Hudson Waterfront Corridor has been the subject of numerous planning efforts identifying a wide variety of concepts for further exploration since the 1960's. Common themes in these planning studies include:

Waterfront Connectivity
Multimodal Improvements
Sustainability/Green Infrastructure
Economic Development
Environmental Considerations
Transportation/Land Use Compatibility

The following is not a comprehensive list of every planning effort undertaken in the study area but represents a subset of the most recent studies that have explored one or more of the common themes.

Local Plans:

Albany 2030
Albany Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Adaptation Plan
Capital South Plan: SEGway to the Future
City of Watervliet Local Waterfront Revitalization Program
Corning Preserve Master Plan

Rezone Albany
The Stakeholders: Future of I-787 and the Albany Waterfront

Regional Plans:

Draft New Visions 2040 and “Big Ticket” Ideas
Hudson River Crossing Study
I-87 Multimodal Corridor Study
Mohawk Hudson Bike Hike Trail Crossroads Connection Study

CDTC Linkage Planning Studies:

Albany Bicycle Master Plan
Albany Bicycle Signage and Wayfinding Strategy
Albany City North Waterfront Redevelopment Strategy
Albany County Commercial Transportation Access Study
Patroon Greenway Project
Route 32 Corridor Linkage Study (Menands, Colonie & Watervliet)
Watervliet Bicycle Master Plan