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Find out who we are and what we do for the New York Region.

Welcome to NYMTC.org!

Find out who we are and what we do for the New York Region.
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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. Our 10-county region, which includes 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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Transportation Information Gateway (TIG)
  • Interested in Transportation
    Planning Data?
    Transportation Information Gateway (TIG) NYMTC’s Transportation Information Gateway (TIG) is an interactive area where you can locate, visualize, and download data using maps, tables, and charts.
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News & Events

    NYMTC’s Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) Adopts Transportation Conformity Determination

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    On March 18, 2021, the Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) held a regularly scheduled meeting in an on-line format as allowed under the Governor’s emergency Executive Order. Read more→


    New York City Publishes Food Forward NYC

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    Food Forward NYC is the City’s first ever 10-year food policy plan, laying out an ambitious interagency policy framework to reach a more equitable, sustainable, and healthy food system by 2031. Read more→


    NYMTC Principals Adopt $43 Million Annual Work Program

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    At their meeting of February 25, 2021, the principals of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) adopted the State Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). Read more→


    U.S. Census Bureau Publishes Data on Truck Shipments

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    Ever wonder what is in that truck you just passed on the highway? The U.S. Census Bureau has published data from its Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) which is conducted every five years. Read more→


    NYC Clean Trucks Program

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    The NYC Clean Trucks Program is a New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) initiative to promote sustainable transportation and a cleaner environment in NYC.Read more→


    NYMTC’s Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) Recommends Adoption of Annual Unified Planning Work Program

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    On February 11, 2021, the Program, Finance, and Administration Committee (PFAC) of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) held a regularly scheduled meeting in an on-line format as allowed under the Governor’s emergency Executive Order 202.92 Read more→


    The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum Launches Multi-State Hub Site

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    The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum has launched an interactive hub site to allow members of the public access to plans, products, and data from MAP Forum members across the multi-state New York City metropolitan region.   Read more→


    NYMTC Presents at Transportation Research Board (TRB) Poster Session

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    NYMTC’s groundbreaking virtual public outreach program for its next Regional Transportation Plan was featured as part of the Current Issues in Public Engagement and Communications Poster Session on January 26, 2021 at the 2021 TRB Annual Conference.   Read more→


    Westchester County Launches Mobility Survey

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    Using federal planning funds obtained through the NYMTC planning process, the Westchester County Planning Department is undertaking a County Mobility and Bus Redesign Study to identify strategies to better meet the mobility needs of its residents.   Read more→


    NHTSA’s Overview of 2019 Crashes is Available

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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its Overview of Motor Vehicle Crashes in 2019. The report indicates that 36,096 people were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes on U.S. roadways in 2019. This represents a 2.0% decrease from 2018. In the New York City metropolitan region, state-wide traffic fatalities decreased in 2019 from 2018 by the following: New York -3.4%, New Jersey -0.7%, and Connecticut -15.0%. A variety of additional crash data summaries are presented in the report.
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  • MTA Announces Availability of 2018 NYC Travel Survey Final Report
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    The survey describes travel behavior of New York City residents from every borough using NYC Transit subways and buses, automobiles, for hire vehicles, and taxis.
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    NYMTC’s Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) Adopts 2055 Socioeconomic and Demographic Forecasts

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    On October 22, 2020, the Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council held a regularly scheduled meeting in an on-line format as allowed under the Governor’s emergency Executive Order 202.67.
    Read more→

  • MPOs Discuss Adaptation on NJ TransAction 2020 Panel

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    The Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) which comprise the Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum in the multi-state New York City metropolitan region have faced various challenges in executing their planning processes over the past six months due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
    Read more→
  • MAP Forum Hosts Virtual Truck Parking Workshop
    TRUCKpark The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum hosted a virtual workshop on September 10, 2020 with over 100 participants with expertise in freight to discuss the need for truck parking expansion.
    Read more→
  • Welcome to NYMTC-Notes
    NYMTC_Notes_smallIn this special edition of NYMTC Notes you will find information on the development of NYMTC’s next Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) – titled Moving Forward; Our Region Connected.
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  • MAP Forum Conducts Truck
    Driver Survey
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    The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum, in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the New York City Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Department of Transportation, conducted an electronic survey of truck drivers serving the multi-state New York City metropolitan region in May 2020
    Read more→
  • MAP Forum 2020 Annual Spring Meeting

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    On June 19, 2020, the Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum, a consortium of ten metropolitan planning organizations -- including NYMTC -- and councils of governments from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, held its Spring 2020 meeting via webinar.
    Read more→
  • NYMTC’s Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) Holds a Virtual Meeting

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    On July 16, 2020, members of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC)’s Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC), held a regularly scheduled meeting in an on-line format as allowed under the Governor’s emergency Executive Order 202 to adopt important resolutions.
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  • NYMTC’s Next Regional Transportation Plan

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    The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) is developing its next Regional Transportation Plan titled Moving Forward, Your Region Connected for New York City, Lower Hudson Valley, and Long Island.
    Read more→
     
  • 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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NYMTC Brown Bag Series: Suburban Mobility Studies

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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COVID-19 Resources

    COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility in New York State

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    See the links below for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccination eligibility in New York State.

    > Phased Distribution of the Vaccine

    > See if you may be Eligible to Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine


    U.S. Driving in 2020 Lowest in Two Decades

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    The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has just published data showing total U.S. driving fell by 13.2% – from 3.3 trillion Vehicle Miles Travelled (VMT) in 2019 to 2.83 trillion in 2020. This decrease equates to an estimated reduction of nearly 170 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions.

    For more information and the latest Traffic Volume Trend data, click below.
    https://bit.ly/30K3Nrb


    NYC Department of City Planning Publishes NYC Trend Information

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    The New York City Department of City Planning (NYCDCP), a NYMTC member agency, has released a “story” of travel in 2020 as a webpage with interactive charts and maps that highlight trends associated with specific modes and time periods. Read more→


    NYMTC’s Regional Trends Series: Exploring the Impact of Telework Capability in NYC and the Surrounding Metro

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    On January 19, 2021, NYMTC’s ongoing Regional Trends Series featured a virtual Brown Bag Lunch presentation on very timely research undertaken by the New York City Department of City Planning on telework in the New York City metropolitan region.   Read more→


    COVID Alert NY

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    Download the app to get COVID-19 exposure alerts and help protect your community while maintaining your privacy. Read more→


    C2SMART Publishes COVID-19
    Data Dashboard

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    C2SMART, a USDOT Tier 1 University Transportation Center is publishing an interactive COVID-19 Data Dashboard to track the impact of the pandemic on transportation systems.   Read more→


    APTA and the Transit app Release Ridership Trends Dashboard

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    The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the Transit app have released the APTA Ridership Trends dashboard, a new resource providing up-to-date, week-by-week estimations of public transit ridership for agencies across the U.S.  Read more→