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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Comment Periods
  • Public Comment Period Opens December 5th for Proposed TIP Amendments
    A public comment period opens on Monday, December 5th and ends at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14,  for a series of proposed amendments to the NYMTC FFY 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
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  • UPWP Public Comment Period Opens November 21
    The public comment period begins Monday,  November 21 for the draft of the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) covering the period of April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018. The comment period ends on Tuesday, December  20th at 5 p.m.
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News & Events
  • Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum Meeting December 16th
    The 2016 Annual Meeting of the MAP Forum will be held on Friday December 16th at 10:30 am. The meeting will be held at the office of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, 1075 Raymond Blvd, Newark, New Jersey. The meeting will also be streamed on the Internet; a link to the live stream will be available at www.njtpa.org at the time of the meeting. Read more→

  • Public Workshops Completed for NYMTC's New Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan
    NYMTC has completed ten public workshops throughout its planning area to gather input for the development of the new Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan. Suggestions and concerns were provided by the approximately 100 riders, stakeholders, human services agencies, and service providers who participated in the workshops. Read more→

  • Student Presentations from the September 11th Memorial Program
    On September 14th, 2016, NYMTC hosted its 10th annual September 11th Memorial Brown Bag Lunch student presentations. September 11th Program Scholars Sabiheh Faghih and Di Liu presented the results of the research they each conducted for NYMTC over the 2015-16 academic year.
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  • Secretary Foxx Visits NYMTC: Highlights Regional Needs & Regional Approaches
    Using his own journey to the meeting as a case-in-point, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony R. Foxx addressed NYMTC’s principals and their representatives at their Council meeting at the CUNY Graduate Center on September 7, 2016. Read more→
  • New Executive Director Appointed
    New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Matthew J. Driscoll and Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced the appointment of Jose M. Rivera as the Executive Director of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC).   Read more→
  • NYMTC TCC Executive Meetings are available On-Line
    Pursuant to New York State Executive Order No. 3 on Public Access to Government Decision-making, the recent Executive Meetings of NYMTC’s three Transportation Coordinating Committees (TCCs) were either webcast live or – In the case of the Mid-Hudson South TCC -- videotaped for future viewing.  A Synopsis for each TCC has also been produced; agendas, presentation and resolutions are also available on each TCC's respective webpage:
    Nassau/Suffolk TCC→
    Mid-Husdon South TCC→

    New York City TCC→
  • 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.

Upcoming Meetings

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  • December 14, 2016
    Draft 2017-18 UPWP On-Line Public Webinar

    The UPWP is a federally-mandated product of NYMTC’s planning process. It defines planning activities in NYMTC’s planning area and identifies federal planning funds to conduct these activities. NYMTC’s members will take action to adopt the draft UPWP at their Annual Meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

    3:00PM webinar:
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    640 032 231   
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    6:30PM webinar:
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    649 047 045
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  • December 15, 2016
    Program, Finance, & Administration Committee (PFAC) Meeting

    New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
    25 Beaver St, Suite 201 New York, New York 10004

    Download agenda:
    Agenda and Resolutions

  • December 16, 2016
    Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum Meeting

    North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
    1075 Raymond Blvd, Newark, New Jersey  

    The meeting will also be streamed on the Internet; a link to the live stream will be available at www.njtpa.org at the time of the meeting.

    Download agenda: http://bit.ly/2gw5RgA