Tuesday Transit News
  Date
Tuesday
July 12 , 2016
TRANSIT SYSTEM NEWS
Centro Improves State Fair Park-N- Rides Network  
Just in time for the New York State Fair! Centro has improved and updated their Park-N-Ride network and schedule for the 2016 New York State Fair. See the updated schedule on their website for more information. 
                               
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NYPTA Conference to Feature Leaders in Public Transit 
The NYPTA Fall Conference on October 18-20, 2016 will feature some of the best in the industry, to learn more, check out our site and register TODAY!
                               
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STATE NEWS
Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Elmira to Receive $10 Million in Revitalization Initiative 
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that Elmira is to receive $10 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative.The money will be used to enhance downtown Elmira and their businesses, future plans, which includes transit oriented development. 
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FEDERAL NEWS
FTA Seeks Nominations for Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS)
The Federal Transit Administration recently published a Federal Register notice seeking nominations for up to 20 representatives from the public transportation safety community for TRACS membership. Nominees should be knowledgeable of trends or issues related to rail transit and bus transit safety, and will be evaluated on factors including leadership and organizational skills, geographic representation, diversity characteristics, and the overall balance of industry representation.  Appointments are two-year terms and applications / nominations are due by August 31, 2016. 
 
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OTHER NEWS 
San Diego Public Transit Announces Partnership with Uber
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System announced on Friday a new partnership with Uber to increase ease of access to MTS Trolley and Rapid services in time for San Diego’s two world-class events that are taking place in July. Will we see this starting a trend?
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Dallas Area Rapid Transit Honors and Celebrates Life of Fallen Officer
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit family is mourning the loss of police officer Brent Thompson who was killed during last week's protest in Downtown Dallas. Thompson is the first officer killed in the line of duty since DART formed a police department in 1989. Click below to learn more about Officer Thompson and about the fund to donate to help with funeral costs.
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BID OPPORTUNITIES
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TRAINING AND EVENTS

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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