Tuesday Transit News
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Tuesday
 May 3, 2016
TRANSIT SYSTEM NEWS
CDTA Posts Record Ridership for Third Straight Year  
The Capital District Transportation Association announced last week that it has broken its all-time ridership record once again! For the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016, CDTA's total boarding count increased to 17,106,322, making it the third consecutive year of record ridership.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Read More
STATE NEWS
Staten Island Ramp Project Gets Expedidated Start Date by Gov. Cuomo
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the $600,000 project to widen exit 12 ramp from Westbound Staten Island Expressway will commence one year before expected starting as soon as the end of the this first week of May. 
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FEDERAL NEWS
U.S. Secretary Concludes " International Smart Cities Tour"
The U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx just completed a multi-day international visit to "Smart Cities" as part of an ongoing effort to learn from international partners about innovative ways to meet the transportation challenges for the future.   
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OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
Driverless Buses Coming to the Hills
In Beverly Hills, using  public transit is considered a last resort, but the Public Transit Authority is about to change that stigma, they hope, by introducing driverless buses. 
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BID OPPORTUNITIES
Ulster County Accepts Bids for Transit Buses
Requests for Proposals for Diesel Transit Buses from Ulster County may be sent until June 30, 2016. Sealed proposals will be received, publicly opened,and read at the Ulster County Purchasing Department starting on June 30,2016, at 2:00 P.M.
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TRAINING AND EVENTS
Save the Dates: Mobility Solutions Summit + Design Thinking Training + Transportation Camp - Ithaca June 2016

Please save the dates! Tompkins County will host a training and conference in Ithaca on June 23-25, addressing sustainable community mobility offering three events:

June 23-24  Creating Innovative Solutions for Health Care-Related Transportation by Applying Design Thinking Strategies

June 23-24  Mobility Solutions Summit

June 25 Transportation Camp - Ithaca 2016 

More information will soon be available. Please contact Dwight Mengel with additional questions.

Save the Date of NYPTA's 2016 Conference and Expo: Transit, Technology & Smarter Communities, Oct 18-20

 
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