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
  • 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).

    Mr. Rivera joins NYMTC after having served more than 30 years in progressively responsible management positions within the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), most recently as the Acting Director of the Office of Construction.  Read more→

  • 2016 Transportation Alternatives Program Solicitation Announced

    The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has issued a Notice of Funding Availability for project proposals under the Transportation Alternatives Program, or TAP.  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.

  • MAP Forum Presentations Are Now Available
    Members of the Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum met in Stamford on June 9th, to discuss trans-Hudson transportation issues including the Hudson Tunnel Project; lower Hudson Transit Link; Integrated Corridor Management initiatives in New York and New Jersey; and emerging Connecticut DOT projects and programs. The presentations are now available.

  • 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.


Upcoming Meetings

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  • September 14, 2016
    Brown Bag: September 11th Memorial Program

    NYMTC, 25 Beaver Street, Suite 201, New York, NY 10004. To attend RSVP to Seitu.Allen@dot.ny.gov or 212-383-7200. This meeting will also be available as a webinar.  To register go to http://tinyurl.com/h386kwl