Tuesday Transit News
 May 31, 2016
Capital District Transportation Authority officially launched their Saratoga County routes effective May 29, 2016. These new routes make using the CDTA service even more accessible than before for Saratoga County residents.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Read More
Governor Cuomo Announces Approval of $27 Billion Dollar 5 Year MTA Program
Governor Andrew Cuomo  announced on Tuesday that the $27 billion 2015-2019 MTA Capital Program has been approved by the Capital Plan Review Board. This is to date the largest investment in the MTA in New York State history.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Read More
Gondolas the New Face of Public Transit?
In an effort to reduce heavy congested traffic areas, one proposal for some of the major U.S cities came up with the suggestion of building gondolas to transport people to and from work. Could gondolas be the new face of public transportation ?       
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Wheels Moving Ahead Slowly But Surely on Uber and Lyft 
 A topic that has been much debated may be getting a little bit  closer to having a decision in Albany. The State Assembly is expected soon to introduce and pass a measure to alter the rules regarding the state's automotive insurance rules for ride-sharing companies.                                                                                                                                                                                                  Read More
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@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. 

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

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