Council Members

The primary actions of NYMTC's Council Members include developing a shared vision and goals for the region, and adopting the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Transportation Conformity Determination, Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), Regional Transportation Plan (Plan) and Congestion Management Process Status Report, which are federally-required products of the planning process.

Voting Council Members

Paul A. Karas
NYMTC Co-Chair and Acting Commissioner
New York State Department of Transportation

MaryEllen Odell
NYMTC Co-Chair and 
Putnam County Executive

Polly Trottenberg
Commissioner
New York City Department of Transportation

Marisa Lago
Director
New York City Department of City Planning

Joseph J. Lhota
Chairman
Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Edward P. Mangano
Nassau County Executive

Ed Day
Rockland County Executive

Steve Bellone
Suffolk County Executive

Robert Astorino
Westchester County Executive

Advisory Council Members

Richard Cotton
Executive Director
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Steven H. Santoro
Executive Director
New Jersey Transit

Mary K. Murphy
Executive Director
North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

Basil Seggos
Commissioner
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Stephen Goodman
Regional Administrator
Federal Transit Administration - Region 2

Peter Osborn
Division Administrator
Federal Highway Administration - NYS Division

Pete Lopez
Regional Administrator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency