Transit Awareness Day 2019

SAVE THE DATE Tuesday, January 22, 2019 for Transit Awareness Day. This pro-transit event includes a legislative briefing and meetings with lawmakers in The Well of the Legislative Office Building (LOB). NYPTA is pleased to once again bring the transit community together in support of a unified message on the importance of a strong state investment in public transportation.


Monday, January 21, 2019

6 p.m. Board of Directors meeting (Capital Room, Renaissance Hotel/Wellington's, Downtown Albany)


Tuesday January 22, 2019

8:45 a.m. Briefing and Review of Talking Points with Complimentary Breakfast (The Well/LOB)

9 a.m.-12 noon Legislative Appointments (LOB/Capitol)

1:30-3 p.m. Legislative Appointments (LOB/Capitol)


Active Participation Is Needed!

This year's program will build on last year's success and drive home the message  that public transportation is vital to New York communities and a driving force of New York State's economy. All NYPTA members are encouraged to attend. Business partners, with a special emphasis on New York state-based companies, are asked to participate and specifically share information about the economic impact their companies have on New York state's economic success. 


Sponsorship Opportunities: Expand Your Reach!

Please support the Association’s transit awareness and advocacy efforts by becoming a Transit Awareness Day sponsor! Your support will be used to offset the Association’s costs of display booths, advocacy materials, breaks, and other Transit Awareness Day activities.

Exclusive Sponsorships

» Diamond | $3,500                » Platinum | $2,500 
» Gold | $2,000 » Silver | $1,000 
» Bronze | $500  

Please contact Association Headquarters for further information, 518.434.9060 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you for your support!

Make Your Voice Heard!

 The briefing on Tuesday morning will prepare you for meetings with legislators and staff. NYPTA's legislative representatives will review key initiatives and provide copies of the Association's position papers will also be distributed to legislators and their staff on Tuesday morning, January 22. 

Schedule Your Legislative Meetings

Please be sure to call your local legislators to schedule personal meetings on Tuesday, January 22 between 9:00am and 3 p.m.

If you need assistance coordinatoring or scheduling appointments, please contact NYPTA's Policy Director, Bob Zerrillo at 518.434.9060 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Registration will open in early November. Please check back!

Cancellation Policy

Anyone who cancels before January 11 will receive a full refund. There will be no refunds after January 11. 

Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved for Monday, January 21 at the Renaissance Hotel. Space is limited. Please make your reservations today by calling 518.992.2500 (rooms will sell out). You must let them know you are with New York Public Transit Association in order to receive the $189 room rate. Rooms in this block will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Additional Information and Sponsorship

Please direct any questions about Transit Awareness Day to NYPTA Headquarters at 518.434.9060 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Key Supporters