A new mobile app aims to help blind bus riders navigate one of Nassau’s most bustling stations, the Rosa Parks Hempstead Transit Center. The Nassau Inter-County Express, or NICE, have partnered with Springfield, Illinois-based Sensible Innovations to develop the AWARE app, which is available for free download through Apple’s App Store or Google Play.
NYPTA welcomes Robin Granger as its new Communications Director! Robin is a communications and marketing professional with diverse experience in organizational management and communications.
Robin most recently spent 15 years with the Schenectady County, NY Chamber of Commerce. During that time, she dedicated nearly two years as the lead communications and marketing VP for both the Schenectady and Albany-Colonie Regional Chambers prior to the merger of the two organizations. As the integration occurred, Robin oversaw the complete rebranding process in creating the new Capital Region Chamber. Robin is a former Executive Director of the Cleaning Management Institute, where she managed a professional trade association of more than 1500 members. In that capacity, Robin produced a monthly newsletter and was a contributing writer for an industry-wide publication. Robin also coordinated professional development tracks for
the membership and planned conferences and trade shows across the country