Transit Awareness Day 2019

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Register now for Transit Awareness Day, Tuesday, February 26! This pro-transit event includes a breakfast at the Renaissance Hotel, followed by meetings with lawmakers in the State Capitol and Legislative Office Building (LOB).

NYPTA, in partnership with the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, 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, February 25, 2019

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


Tuesday February 26, 2019

7:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Co-Hosted Breakfast with Tri-State Transportation Campaign (Renaissance Hotel Ballroom, Downtown Albany) featuring a panel of transit experts, advocates and legislators.


10 a.m.-4 p.m. Legislative Appointments (State Capitol / Legislative Office Building)
NYPTA Staff will be on hand throughout the day with additional copies position papers and refreshments.


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 and Schedule Your Legislative Meetings

Please be sure to call your local legislators to schedule personal meetings on Tuesday, February 26 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. NYPTA's legislative representatives will provide copies of the Association's position papers, which will also be distributed to legislators and their staff on Tuesday morning, February 26. 

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.


Register here now!


Cancellation Policy

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

Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved for Monday, February 25 at the Renaissance Hotel. Space is limited. Please make your reservations today online or 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 $209 (standard) - $229 (executive) 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..


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