Tuesday Transit News
April 25, 2017
Governor Cuomo Announces Deputy Secretary for Transportation

Ali Chaudhry has ben appointed Deputy Secretary for Transportation after serving as Deputy Secretary for Economic Development. Before that, he was Assistant Counsel to Governor Cuomo for two years with a focus on transportation and economic development. 

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Governor Cuomo Announces First Span of New Kosciusko Bridge Set to Open on April 27, 2017

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo  announced the grand opening of the first span of the new Kosciuszko Bridge. The Kosciuszko Bridge, which will be the first new bridge constructed in New York City since the Verrazano Bridge in 1964, will be open to traffic in both directions on April 27, 2017. The Governor will mark the grand opening with a spectacular light show coordinated to music airing on multiple iHeartRadio stations.

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Federal Grant Boosts CDTA Bike-Share Program 

The Capital District Transportation Authority was awarded $2 million in Federal Highway Administration funds to help implement its bike-share program, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday.The award was among $13.1 million in grants to projects in the Capital Region, and $112.2 million awarded statewide.

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Amtrak at a Junction: Invest in Improvements, or Risk Worsening Problems

Today, Amtrak finds itself at a crossroad: Is the 46-year-old national railroad at the cusp of a new era of investment as it pushes to build a train tunnel between New York and New Jersey — one of the country’s largest infrastructure proposals — or will service deteriorate to levels that could damage the economy in the corridor between Washington and Boston?

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Save the Date! Ithaca's Transportation Camp on June 17

Please join fellow transit industry advocates at the Transportation Camp in Ithaca on June 17. The Transportation Camp provides an opportunity for every single attendee to be a participant in shaping and leading the event. Click here to register. 

NYPTA Innovation Conference Scheduled for This October

Please save the date for NYPTA's Innovation Conference scheduled for October 16-18, 2017, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center. Registration will be open soon!

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