Tuesday Transit News
  Date
Tuesday
June 14 , 2016
TRANSIT SYSTEM NEWS
Nassau Inter-County Express Launches Mobile Ticketing
Nassau Inter County Express ( NICE BUS) launched Mobile Ticketing in efforts to increase convenience for their riders. Their website features detailed directions on downloading and how this paperless way is easy to understand and easy to use. 
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STATE NEWS
Governor Cuomo Announces $16.3 Million in Rail Infrastructure Statewide
Governor Andrew Cuomo  announced on Tuesday that $16.3 million will be allocated to fund the rail and port improvement project across New York State. 
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FEDERAL NEWS
Nearly 2.6 Billion Trips Taken on U.S. Public Transit in 2016 Q1
According to a report released on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) nearly 2.6 billion trips were made on public transportation in the United States. This is a increase of just under 0.5 percent.   
 
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OTHER NEWS 
Dreaming of Public Transit? San Francisco is Dreaming With You
All possibilities are being dreamt by the residents of San Francisco. When asked to dream up the perfect public transit system, residents are taking it very seriously and their dreams/ solutions may surprise you.   
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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
Mobility Solutions Summit + Design Thinking Training + Transportation Camp - June 23- 25, 2016 - Ithaca, NY 

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

June 23-24  NCIM Design Thinking Workshop for FTA Region II. Objective is to use design thinking process to create mobility solutions for accessing health care. No cost, limited space.

June 23-24  Mobility Solutions Summit Two Program Tracks: Shared-Use Mobility & Better Practices for planning, public transit, mobility management, TDM, operations public engagement, regional expansion, and a full spectrum of modes-from active transportation to public transit. Registration is  $35.00 

June 25 Transportation Camp - Ithaca 2016 @ Cornell University. Registration is $25. See www.transportationcamp.org 

More information is available at www.nymobilitymanager.org

Please contact Dwight Mengel with additional questions, he can be reached at Dwight.mengel@dfa.state.ny.us

NYS Bus Transportation & Maintenance Roadeo, Hosted by NYC Transit Bus Operations in Brookyln,, NY 11207 For More Information , contact Mike Hoey at mickey.hoey@nyct.com or 1-718-566-3656. 

Register NOW for  NYPTA's 2016 Conference and Expo: Transit, Technology & Smarter Communities, Oct 18-20 in Albany, NY! 

Visit our website for information regarding  Exhibiting, Sponsoring, and Attending!

  

 
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