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Welcome to NYMTC.org!

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.
Comment Period and Survey Opens for Federal Certification Review of NYMTC

Comment Period and Survey Opens for Federal...

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Comment Period and Survey Opens for Federal Certification Review of NYMTC

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The Adopted Transportation Conformity Determination is now online

The Adopted Transportation Conformity...

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The Adopted Transportation Conformity Determination is now online

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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 13 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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Comment Periods


    Comment Period and Survey Opens for Federal Certification Review of NYMTC

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    The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) want YOUR input on the transportation planning process in the NYMTC area as part of their required, quadrennial certification review process. Please click here for more information https://bit.ly/Federal_Certification. FHWA and FTA will be accepting comments through this survey from October 5 to December 1, 2022, 
    https://forms.office.com/g/usEVVKLUpg.


News & Events

    NYMTC’s Regional Trends Series: Regional Freight Land Use Study

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    On October 27,2022, NYMTC’s ongoing Regional Trends Series featured a virtual Brown Bag Lunch presentation on the Regional Freight Land Use Study, led by NYMTC staff and supported by Cambridge Systematics. Read more→


    NYMTC’s Safety Advisory Working Group (SAWG) Hosts Virtual Public Forum on Safety and Connected/Automated Vehicles

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    On October 18, 2022, NYMTC’s Safety Advisory Working Group (SAWG) hosted a virtual public forum on safety and connected/automated vehicles. Read more→


    NYMTC Principals Adopt $37 Billion Transportation Improvement Program

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    At their meeting of October 13, 2022, the principals of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) adopted the Federal Fiscal Years (FFYs) 2023-2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and the related Transportation Conformity Determination. Read more→


    September 11th Memorial Program Students Present Their Projects

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    As a capstone to their year-long research and planning projects under NYMTC’s September 11th Memorial Program for Regional Transportation Planning, four student scholars presented the results of their efforts at a Brown Bag Lunch event on September 21, 2022. Read more→


    NYMTC’s Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) Recommends Draft 2023-2027 TIP for Council Adoption

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    On September 22, 2022, NYMTC’s Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) met to recommend the draft Federal Fiscal Years (FFYs) 2023-2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to the NYMTC principals for their adoption.
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    NYMTC Transportation Coordinating Committees Recommend Projects

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    NYMTC held three Executive Meetings of its Transportation Coordinating Committees (TCC) for the Lower Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island subregions to formally recommend draft project listings from those areas for inclusion in the Federal Fiscal Years 2023-2027 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
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    RAISE Grants for 2022 Awarded in the NYMTC Planning Area

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    The USDOT recently announced the list of awarded projects under the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Grant program.
    Read more→


    FTA Announces 2022 Bus Awards

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    The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Federal Fiscal Year 2022 Low- and No-Emission and Bus and Bus Facilities programs grant awards under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
    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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2022 Annual Meeting of the Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum

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The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum announces its 2022 Annual Meeting on Friday December 2, 2022 at 10:00 am.

Friday, December 2, 2022
 

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COVID-19 Resources

    Suburban Bus Ridership Available

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    The charts below show the bus ridership for the suburban systems in the NYMTC region from January 2020 through March 2022. The data are from the following operators: Westchester Bee-Line, Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE), Suffolk County Transit (SCT), Transport of Rockland (TOR), and Putnam Area Rapid Transit (PART).

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    Chart


New York City Department of City Planning Publishes Population Trends

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The New York City Department of City Planning has published U.S. Census Bureau population estimates. These estimates provide a first look at how New York City and the metropolitan region’s population changed during the Covid-19 pandemic. As of July 2021, the New York City metropolitan region’s estimated population was 23.2 million, down 1.6% from April 2020. For additional information visit the NYC Thinking Regionally website.


NYC DCP Spotlights Employment Trends

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The New York City Department of City Planning (NYC DCP) has published an interactive dashboard that reports employment patters prior to and since COVID-19 in the New York Metro Area. 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.
 
Watch this
walk-through video

Read more→


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


 

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→