Tuesday Transit News
August 9, 2016
CDTA Celebrates 46 Year Anniversary !
Congratulations to the Capital District Transit Authority as they celebrate their 46th anniversary!  
Click below to see CDTA's timeline of success. 
NFTA Announces New CIO and Manager of Recruitment  
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced two new hires on Friday. Angela Gunther as Manager of Recruitment and Steve Doquette as Chief Information Officer. Mrs. Gunther previously was Human Resource Manager for Clinical Services Inc. and Mr. Doquette served as Vice President of Systems at Smart Focus.
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NY Public Transit Conference Registration is LIVE!
NYPTA's Fall Conference is being held on October 18-20, 2016 in Albany, NY. The Conference  will feature some of the best leaders in the public transit industry, and exhibitors from all over the Country. To learn more, check out our conference website and register TODAY!
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Join Us September 24th for the New York State Roadeo
NYPTA is proud to invite you to participate in the 2016 Transportation and Maintenance Roadeo on September 24, 2016 at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, NY. Hosted by the the Metropolitan Transportation Authority NYC Bus Operations, the Roadeo has two competitions, one for bus operators and one for bus mechanics. More information including registration is available on our website.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Testing to Begin on Screens for MTA Buses and Subways
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday that the MTA will begin testing on countdown clocks for lettered subway lines and digital screens for MTA buses. This is just one of the many steps that are being taken to modernize the MTA. 
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U.S. DOT Announces New Rule To Improve Bus Testing
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced a "final rule" that will aim to improve the process for ensuring the safety and reliability of new transit buses funded with FTA dollars.
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SEPTA & Uber Announce Partnership
SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) and ridesharing giant, Uber, have teamed up to collaborate for the summer in hopes to increase transportation around the city.  
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Register TODAY for NYPTA'S 2016 Transportation & Maintenance Roadeo!

Come join us on September 24, 2016 at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, NY. Check out  our website for information regarding registration, attending and bus roadeo competition.

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!

PTLI Institute Nominations Open

The Public Transit Leadership Institute program is a year-long series of events, webinars, and hands-on activities for mid-to-senior level managers aspiring to serve in an executive role.

The program is a mentor-driven program that provides one-on-one and small group platforms for real-life, real-time transit management learning and professional growth. 
Consider nominating your mid-level to senior level colleagues to register as a candidate for this outstanding program. Nominations are due September 30. Click here for nomination form!

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