Regional Planning Activities

Created in 1982 as the MPO for New York City, Long Island, and the lower Hudson Valley, NYMTC provides a collaborative planning forum to address transportation planning activities from a regional perspective; undertakes studies for transportation improvements; forecasts future conditions and needs; pools the resources and expertise of its member agencies to plan for transportation and development in the region; and makes decisions on the use of federal transportation funds.




Regional Planning Activities

Performance Management
Performance Management

Federal transportation legislation establishes national performance goals for the federal-aid highway and transit programs.

Megaregional Planning Activities
Mega-Regional Planning

NYMTC and its member agencies form partnerships across borders to address planning issues that recognize no boundaries.

Resiliency Planning
Resiliency Planning

The region is implementing plans and strategies to adapt and protect its critical infrastructure from extreme weather events and climate risks.

Pedestrian Bicycle
Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning

Strategies and plans are being developed to enhance pedestrian and bicycle facilities and amenities now and over the next 25 years.

Funding Program
Funding Programs

NYMTC manages the solicitation for and competitive selection of projects for federal funding programs TAP, CMAQ, and Section 5310.

Freight Planning
Freight Planning

NYMTC's Freight Plan, projects , programs and strategies for moving freight into, out of and within the NYMTC region.

Sustainability Planning
Sustainability Planning

Meeting the challenges of a growing region in a sustainable fashion has become a pri­mary focus of NYMTC members.

Mobility Safety Planning
Mobility and Safety Planning

Improving mobility and safety for all users are key measures of the quality of the region’s transportation sys­tem and quality of life.