Tuesday Transit News
 May 17, 2016
TCAT Announces New Schedule For Summer Effective This Month
Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit announced on Friday that they are adjusting service for Summer 2016. The changes will become effective Sunday May 22, 2016 to August 20, 2016. Printed schedules will be available this week and schedules are always available on their website.                                    
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Introducing Henrika Buchanan-Smith, New Regional Administrator for FTA Region 2
Henrika Buchanan-Smith is the new Acting Regional Administrator for FTA's Region 2 office in New York. Ms. Buchanan-Smith has oversight responsibility for portfolio of the FTA- funded programs and projects that total over $12 billion.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Read More
Sec. Foxx To Visit Smart Cities To Make Decision On Grant Proposal
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Secretary Foxx will visit seven cities this week to determine which "Smart City" will be recipients of the Smart City Grant Challenge. Cities that will be visited include Pittsburgh, Denver, and San Francisco.                                                                                                                                                                                               Read More
Uber Says Data Shows They Are Complementary of Public Transit 
Uber released data for the month of March and April that displays a positive correlation of Uber and public transit and how they are being used complementary of each other. But is it enough to make a difference?   
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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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Join NYPTA's Webinar! Transit as a Customer-Oriented Business Webinar on May 18 at 3:00 P.M. PM EDT at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5776449636684465154 
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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