Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about NYMTC

TSTC: NYC’s Regional Planners Underestimate the Shift Away From Driving

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Tomorrow, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, the regional planning body that coordinates transportation investments in New York City as well as Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester,¬†Putnam, and Rockland counties, is set to adopt a slate of plans outlining the region’s transportation future. But according to the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, the assumptions underlying these plans rely on […]

As Local Governments Innovate, State DOT Still Focused on Roads

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This map shows many of the projects in the region’s transportation improvement program, revealing the priorities of the area’s transportation agencies for the next five years. The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) has released a draft of its transportation improvement program, or TIP [PDF], providing a window into the investment priorities of the region’s […]

U.S. DOT: We’re Looking to Build Communities

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Earlier today, New York’s transportation establishment got a feel for the livable streets vibe that’s been emanating from Washington this week. Vice Admiral Thomas Barrett, Deputy Secretary at U.S. DOT, was on hand to deliver the keynote at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council‘s annual meeting. Here’s one passage that stood out: The one-size-fits-all transportation […]