Tuesday Transit News
November 22, 2016
From all of us here at NYPTA, we wish you and your families a very happy Thanksgiving and safe travels during this holiday season!
Nassau County's Flexible Community Shuttle A Success, Stop Added
NICE Bus's Flexi shuttle has been successful, so much so that it is growing! The FLEXI shuttle just added "Elmont" service area to their shuttle. If you are in the area, enjoy NICE Bus's new comfortable community shuttle buses which can be requested for pick up and drop off. 
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Westchester's Bee-Line Releases Revisions to Bus Routes, Effective Now

Westchester's Bee-Line released revisions to some of their popular lines, effective now. Please see their website for the most up-to-date information.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Major Progress in MTA Initiative 

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced two major milestones in the initiative to create new and improved subway stations throughout the New York metropolitan area as a part of his plan to re-imagine the MTA for the 21st century. The MTA will award a contract this month for the first three stations, all located on the R line in Brooklyn, and the Authority will issue a Request for Proposals this week for the second group of stations. 

"New, modern subway stations across the system are an essential part of our efforts to rebuild and re-imagine the MTA for the 21st Century," Governor Cuomo said. "These milestones demonstrate remarkable progress in the redesign and renovation process that will revamp these stations for current and future generations of New Yorkers.”                                                 

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DOT Found to Meet Highest Standard of Financial Accountability

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced that independent auditors have awarded the agency top marks for financial accountability for the tenth consecutive year. 

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Amtrak Delivers Strong FY 2016 Financial Results

Amtrak recently reported exceptionally strong unaudited financial results for the fiscal year which ended on September 30, 2016 (FY 2016), including an all-time unaudited ticket revenue record of $2.14 billion, a $12 million increase over Fiscal Year 2015.

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Webinar:November 29

"Driving Accountability to Achieve Executive Team Peak Performance" hosted by NYPTA and Deb Best,SPHR, SHRM-SCP, president of Deb's Best Practices, is scheduled for November 29 from 12-1:30pm. Please register here.

Save the Date: Transit Awareness Day, January 31, 2017!

Registration is now open! Register here. 

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