About NYMTC

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) is a regional council of governments that is the Metropolitan Planning Organization for New York City, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley. 

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The NYMTC Region

The 10-county region — including the 5 boroughs of NYC, plus Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Putnam and Rockland counties — is home to more than 12 million people.
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News & Events
  • May 26th has been declared an Air Quality Action Day due to forecasted high levels of ground level ozone in parts of the region. Visit www.CleanAirNY.org for more information.
  • Help Plan the Region's Transportation Future!
    We're developing our next Regional Transportation Plan, Plan 2045, and we want your input!  Workshops will be held around the region through May 26th. Check here for a location near you. Can't make it in person? Take our online survey at https://nymtc.mysidewalk.com/ and tell us what you think. Miss the meeting in your neighborhood? View to the webinar!
  • Check Out Our New Website 
    On May 13th, we flipped the switch on our new website. We're very proud of the work that went into creating this new user-friendly site and invite you to scroll through the pages and explore the new layout, design and information. Tell us what you think!
  • Transportation Information Gateway (TIG) Now Live
    The TIG is an easily accessible online data warehouse that allows users to locate, query, visualize and download transportation planning data for the region. It's never been easier to find and use our data.
  • Language Access Services Now Available
  • As a step toward a more inclusive planning process, our Language Access Program provides translation services for people who are not fluent in English. Launched April 1st, the program is a further enhancement to NYMTC's public involvement efforts.

  • 2015 - Q3 Travel Patterns Released
  • Ferries in the NYMTC region transported about 118,500 persons on the average workday of Q3-2015 (almost 7 percent increase over Q3 2014). This increase was similar in both Private Ferries and Staten Island Ferry. Read more in 2015 - Travel Patterns for the New York Metropolitan Area, Third Quarter 


Upcoming Meetings

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  • May 26, 2016  
    Innovations for Road and Mobility Safety
    16 West 61st Street, 11th floor Auditorium, NYC  
  • May 26, 2016 
    Plan 2045 Workshop - upper Manhattan
    Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building, 8th Floor, 163 West 125th St NY, NY 10027
  • June 9, 2016  
    Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum - Spring Meeting
    Sacred Heart University - Stamford Graduate Center, 3 Landmark Square, Stamford CT
  • June 16, 2016  
    PFAC Meeting with guest speaker Tom Wright, RPA
    NYMTC, 25 Beaver Street, Suite 201, NYC
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