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
  • Workshops Scheduled for New Coordinated Plan

    Community workshops have been scheduled throughout the NYMTC planning area to gather input as part of the development of NYMTC’s new Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan. Read more→

  • 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). 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.

  • 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

View NYMTC Webcasts

  • September 29, 2016
    Freight Transportation Working Group

    NYMTC, 25 Beaver Street, Suite 201, NYC 10004.
    This meeting may be attended in person or via webinar.  If you plan to attend the meeting in person, R.S.V.P. by calling 212-383-7200 or by sending an email to andrea.miles-cole@dot.ny.gov.  Please note that a photo ID is required for building entry.

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    To attend by webinar:
    Event Address:
    http://bit.ly/2byGUOJ
    Event number:
    313 932 151
    Event password:
    mynHw2Jf

    Call in information will be provided upon registration
    Contact Geoff Rick with any questions at 212-383-7292 or geoffrey.rick@dot.ny.gov