GTC Board meeting notice. Text version below.

Thursday, August 22, 2024

The Genesee Transportation Council (GTC), the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region, will hold a quarterly Board meeting on Thursday, August 22, 2024, at 8:30 a.m. at RGRTA located at 1372 East Main Street in Rochester. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals may access a video feed online at or access an audio feed by calling toll-free 855-925-2801, meeting code: 8998. People may submit comments via email to or by texting X16216 to 855-925-2801. The agenda and meeting materials are available on the GTC website: Please contact GTC at 585-232-6240 x217 or via email to at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to request other accommodations to participate.

Meeting Materials

A full list of all past meeting materials are posted on the GTC  website

The materials for the next meeting will be available approximately one week in advance. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Genesee Transportation Council (GTC) is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Rochester, New York, region including the counties of Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates. 

The United States Department of Transportation requires every metropolitan area with a population over 50,000 to have a designated MPO to qualify for receipt of federal highway and transit funds. 

In 1974, Governor Wilson designated the Rochester Metropolitan Transportation Study as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).  In 1975, the organization was renamed the Genesee Transportation Council.

Learn more about GTC at

Board meetings are held at Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, located at 1372 East Main Street in Rochester. 

Attend in person
The meeting room is located on the first floor and is accessible for people who use a wheelchair. 

Visitor parking is available. Closest bus stops are Main & RTS Stop ID: 2485 and Main & Mustard Stop ID: 2472. Bicycle racks are provided.

Join Remotely Online or By Phone
Listen, watch, and participate remotely by accessing the webpage from a computer or mobile device. Viewers online have the option to click the Translate button at the top of the page to have both the closed captioning and text on the webpage translated into the language of their choice. 

Call in to listen to the audio feed with a toll-free number on your home or cell phone. Dial (855) 925-2801 Meeting code: 8998.  


The GTC Board is the governing body of the MPO, Metropolitan Planning Organization. It provides direction and establishes policy regarding the roles and responsibilities of GTC as the designated MPO for the region. The GTC Board approves all activities and work products, including the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), and the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

The 27 members of the GTC Board include elected officials from the nine counties of the region, the City of Rochester, and representatives of other local, regional, state, and federal agencies. GTC Board Officers are elected from among the members.

GTC Board Members

County Legislature or Boards of Supervisors

  • Genesee County Legislature
  • Livingston County Board of Supervisors
  • Monroe County Legislature
  • Ontario County Board of Supervisors                
  • Orleans County Legislature                   
  • Seneca County Board of Supervisors
  • Wayne County Board of Supervisors
  • Wyoming County Board of Supervisors
  • Yates County Legislature

Other Local Members

  • Monroe County Executive
  • Monroe County - At Large (1)
  • Monroe County - At Large (2)
  • Monroe County Planning Board
  • Monroe County Supervisors’ Association
  • City of Rochester Mayor
  • City of Rochester Planning Commission
  • Rochester City Council
  • City of Rochester – At Large

Regional Agencies

  • Genesee / Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council
  • Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, Board of Commissioners

State Agencies

  • Empire State Development Corporation
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • NYS Department of Transportation
  • NYS Thruway Authority

Federal Agencies

  • Federal Aviation Administration, FAA Eastern Region- New York Airports District Office
  • Federal Highway Administration, New York Division
  • Federal Transit Administration, FTA Region 2

The GTC Board typically meets 4 times a year (February, June, August, and December) traditionally on a Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. 

GTC hosts the meetings in a hybrid format meaning members, alternates, and public observers may attend meetings in person or remotely via videoconference system. 

The GTC Board meets quarterly, or as required. Each GTC Board meeting is open to the public and advertised as such through media outlets across the region. A public forum is included at the beginning of all meetings to allow for public comment on meeting agenda items before GTC Board takes action.

To facilitate remote access and participation, GTC livestreams the meeting event through a website providing access via telephone, computer, or mobile device.  GTC has access to multiple methods for members of the community to submit comments despite disability or ability to speak English, upon request.

Meeting Notices

GTC sends mass email messages out to people who choose to subscribe to an email notification list.

GTC shares the information through social media accounts including Facebook and X (Twitter.)  Follow @GTCMPO 

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2024 GTC Board Meeting Schedule

Thursday, February 29 at 8:30 a.m. 
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, 1372 East Main St in Rochester and Livestreamed

Thursday, June 13 at 8:30 a.m.
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, 1372 East Main St in Rochester and Livestreamed

Thursday, August 22 at 8:30 a.m.
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, 1372 East Main St in Rochester and Livestreamed

Thursday, December 12 at 8:30 a.m. 
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, 1372 East Main St in Rochester and Livestreamed