Tuesday Transit News
  Date
Tuesday
February 28, 2017
NYS TRANSIT INDUSTRY NEWS 
CDTA HOSTS STATE OF  CDTA

On Thursday, February 23, the CDTA hosted their "State of CDTA" which showcased the accomplishments of the past year and the upcoming projects. CDTA President, Carm Basile presented on the highly anticipated bikesharing program coming to the Capital Region this summer as well as other improvement projects in the area. Carm closed the presentation by thanking the audience for their continual and constant support. 

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STATE GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Announces Metro-North Railroad and Zipcar Launch Hudson Valley Car Share Initiative 

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a new partnership between MTA Metro-North Railroad and Zipcar, a leading provider of vehicle sharing services, to launch a Hudson Valley Car Share initiative. Zipcars are available at nine Metro-North stations in the Hudson Valley so passengers can conveniently take a Zipcar from the station and easily travel to tourist destinations and other locations throughout the region..

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FEDERAL DEVELOPMENTS
Trump to Map Out Infrastructure Ideas in Address to Congress

President Trump will begin to map out his highly anticipated ideas for repairing U.S. roads, bridges and airports in the coming weeks, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday.

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AROUND THE COUNTRY
Tri-Rail to Roll Commuter Rail into Downtown Miami by Year’s End

With a bid controversy settled, the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority is on track to have Tri-Rail commuter trains steaming into downtown’s Miami Central station by year’s end. 

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TRAINING AND EVENTS  
Register TODAY for "The Realities of Developing and Managing a Transit System Budget" Webinar

Please join us as CDTA's Phil Parella discusses the realities of developing and managing a transit system Budget. Transit agency budgets must be developed, adopted and then implemented with the input and involvement of a number of key players agency-wide. This webinar will address how to develop and maintain a sound transit agency budget amid a far-reaching spectrum of community needs.Click here to register. 

Save the Date! Ithaca's Transportation Camp on June 17, 2017

Please join fellow transit industry advocates at the Transportation Camp in Ithaca on June 17. The Transportation Camp provides an opportunity for every single attendee to be a participant in shaping and leading the event.Click here to register. 

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