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

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Find out who we are and what we do for the New York Region.
NYMTC is launching a new app-based pilot survey to learn more about how residents travel in their communities!

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NYMTC is launching a new app-based pilot survey to learn more about how residents travel in their communities!

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September 11th Memorial Program Student Presentations

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September 11th Memorial Program Student Presentations

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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) 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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Comment Periods

    Public Comment will open January 20th for Proposed Amendments to the TIP

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    A public comment period opens, January 20th, 2021, for proposed amendments to the Federal Fiscal Years 2020- 2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  Read more→


    The Public Review Period for the Draft 2021-2022 UPWP begins on January 7, 2021 and ends on February 8, 2021.

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    The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) announces a public review period for the draft Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) proposed for the State Fiscal Year (SFY) beginning April 1, 2021.  
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News & Events

    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→


    NYMTC’s Regional Trends Series: NYC Connected Vehicle Pilot

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    As part of NYMTC’s Regional Trends Series, on December 16, 2020 NYMTC hosted a virtual Brown Bag Lunch presentation by Dr. Mohamad Talas, Director of ITS Management, Manager of TDM Services for the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT).  Read more→


     

    NYMTC Publishes its Annual Listing of Obligated Projects

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    NYMTC has published its Annual Listing of Obligated Projects for Federal Fiscal Year 2020. The obligation of projects is a critical milestone in the process that eventually leads to the implementation of transportation improvement projects. Federal planning regulations require that NYMTC publish a listing of obligated projects at the conclusion of each federal fiscal year, which begins on October 1, and ends the following September 30.
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    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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    NYMTC’s Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) Hosts a Virtual Presentation on Pedestrian Safety

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    On December 17, 2020, 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 202.79.
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    The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum Holds Annual Meeting Focused on Planning for Transportation in a “Post-Pandemic World"

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    On December 4, 2020, the Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum held a virtual annual meeting with more than 200 participants.
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    ROUTE 59 Area Transportation & Land Use Study Recommendations
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    NYMTC has completed the Final Report for the Route 59 Area Transportation & Land Use Study.
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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.
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    • NYMTC Launches Innovative New Pilot Survey
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    • September 11th Memorial Program Student Presentations

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      On September 17, 2020, NYMTC was pleased to host presentations by two student scholars via webinar to highlight the results of their year-long research efforts. Gabrielle O’Grady and Yaxin Zhang were the 2019-2020 recipients of September 11th Memorial Program for Regional Transportation Planning.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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

NYMTC Virtual Brown Bag Discussion: Exploring Telework Capability in NYC and the Surrounding Metro Region

January 19, 2021
@12:00 pm
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Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) Meeting

February 11, 2021
@11:30 am
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