Tuesday Transit News
June 21 , 2016
RTS Celebrates Public Transit & All Involved on Transit Day 
On Friday, Regional Transit Service celebrated their hard work and the value of public transit as whole on ROC Transit Day. RTS CEO and NYPTA'S Vice President Bill Carpenter recorded videos found on their website that display the importance and necessity of public transit in the community. Take a look!
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New York Lawmakers Wrap Up 2016 Legislative Session 
New York lawmakers officially ended their 2016 legislative session around 5:00 am this past Saturday. A few highlights include CDTA being given the authority to regulate local taxi service in the Capital District, pending opt-in by the individual municipalities. 
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U.S Dept. of Transportation Announces $874.6 Million Loan
On Wednesday  U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced A Transportation Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan of $874.6 for the creation and implementation of the Maryland Purple Line. 
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US DOT Adds AT&T to Smart City Challenge 
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox announced that AT&T is the newest partner in the U.S. Department of Transportation's Smart City Challenge.    
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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@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. 

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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