Be-Active New York State is the unifying message that the
New York State Physical Activity Coalition is using in it's
mission to promote and increase physical activity in the state
of New York.
The website has a range of tools, resources and opportunities
for you, your organization or your community to use in your
efforts to enhance physical activity.
The Mayor, with the approval of the Common Council, shall
appoint a Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Council to be composed
of 11 voting members who are interested in finding cooperative
solutions for the problems facing cyclists, pedestrians and
people with disabilities.
The purpose of the I-95 Corridor
Coalition’s Eco-Driving Campaign is to educate drivers
about easy changes they can make to reduce fuel consumption
and wear and tear on their vehicles – simultaneouslysaving money and reducing
The National Center for Bicycling & Walking (NCBW) is
the major program of the Bicycle Federation of America, Inc.
(BFA), a national, nonprofit [501(c)(3)] corporation established
in 1977. Our mission is to create bicycle-friendly and walkable
Urban Bikeway Design Guide
The purpose of the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide (part
of the Cities for Cycling initiative) is to provide cities
with state-of-the-practice solutions that can help create
complete streets that are safe and enjoyable for bicyclists.
It is the mission of the New York State Department
of Transportation to ensure our customers -- those who live,
work and travel in New York State -- have a safe, efficient,
balanced and environmentally sound transportation system.
NYSERDA’s aim is to help New York meet its energy goals:
reducing energy consumption, promoting the use of renewable
energy sources, and protecting the environment.
NEW SMART GROWTH
WEB SITE AIDS TRANSPORTATION PLANNERS
Tools for Communities to Employ in Land-Use Decision Making
New York State Department
of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Astrid C. Glynn announced
the availability of a new feature devoted to smart growth
on NYSDOT’s Web site, providing tools that can assist
municipal transportation and land-use decision makers across
the state in planning for the future of their communities.
A coalition of the thirteen MPOs in New York State, working
together toward common goals. We are a diverse group of organizations,
representing very large, urban areas like New York City as
well as small, urban areas like Elmira, and believe that working
together on planning and research initiatives can help our
organizations provide top notch transportation planning expertise
to the public throughout the State.
The PDCTC shares part of the Census designated Poughkeepsie-Newburgh
Urbanized Area with two other MPOs: the Orange County Transportation
Council (OCTC) and the Ulster County Transportation
Council (UCTC). Originally independent,
the combined Poughkeepsie-Newburgh Urbanized Area grew out
of the 2000 Census, which identified the area as having an
urbanized population of 351,982. Due to its size, the FTA
and the FHWA designated the area a Transportation Management
Area (TMA); a TMA designation is required when the urbanized
population is greater than 200,000. The area is known locally
as the Mid-Hudson Valley TMA .
Personal Rapid Transit (PRT)
Feasibility of Personal Rapid
Transit in Ithaca, N.Y.
On January 21, 2011 the Tompkins County
Rideshare Coalition announced they’ve partnered with
Zimride to launch a customized social network for local and
regional ridesharing. The Zimride site, located at www.zimride.com/tompkins,
is a convenient way to find friends, coworkers or neighbors
with whom to share commutes or one-time rides.
A partnership between Yale University police,
Security Programs, Transportation Options, and Environmental
Health and Safety - along with the City of New Haven's Department
of Transportation, Traffic and Parking.
The goal of New York's Safe Routes
to School Program (SRTS) is to assist New York communities
in developing and implementing projects and programs that
encourage walking and bicycling to school while enhancing
the safety of these trips.
Local and regional government, schools
and community non-profit organizations ready, willing and
able to implement SRTS initiatives are eligible to apply for
The goal of The Surface Transportation Policy Project is
to ensure that transportation policy and investments help
conserve energy, protect environmental and aesthetic quality,
strengthen the economy, promote social equity, and make communities
more livable. We emphasize the needs of people, rather than
vehicles, in assuring access to jobs, services, and recreational