Tuesday Transit News
 May 10, 2016
Major Advances Announced in LIRR Expansion
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday that major steps have taken place for the Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project. The project which includes committment to public outreach and increased transparency through a expansion website only is being considered critical and crucial for the functioning of Long Island for the future.                                 
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Governor Cuomo Announces Three State Highway Repaving Project
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Friday that work is underway to mill, pave, and make concrete repairs on three state highways in Queens and the Bronx.The improvements total over 43.5 million over the spread out area, which includes the Throgs Neck Bridge and Clearview Expressway.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Read More
US DOT Announces $8 Million Funding Opportunity for Public Transit Mobility
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Friday an opportunity to apply for $8 million in federal funding for projects that demonstrate innovative approaches to mobility issues regarding public transportation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Read More
South Dakota Transit Sector Praised for Excellence 
 Vermillion Public Transit, a sector of the public transit for South Dakota recently came out with survey reports from their riders and the results left everyone happy. Riders are extremely happy with service, ridership up, and timeliness of the bus service is at an all time high.          
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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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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@gmail.com 



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

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