a report of the past year activities
New transportation models that meet the federal requirements for
long-range planning including conformity (air quality), sub-regional
and corridor-level analyses.†Covering a study area comprised of 28 counties
in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, the NYMTC Best Practice Model
(NYBPM) incorporates household survey data, land-use inventories, socioeconomic
data, traffic and transit counts, and travel times.
Tabulations of 1980 and 1990 Journey-to-Work by Transportation Mode
at the County Level For the Tri-State Region.
A quarterly progress report on NYMTCís activities.
A comprehensive collection of demographic statistics about the counties
that form the NYMTC region.
Technical Reports and Summary Tables containing Demographic and
Socioeconomic Forecasts for the 31-County Region. Reports provide
historical data, description of models, and analysis of forecasts. The
2020 forecasts†were produced in 1995, and the 2025 forecasts
A report which examines current trends in various modes of freight transportation,
and comments on the use of modern technology in the freight transportation
industry locally, nationally, and internationally.
An electronic newsletter published every other Wednesday, reporting
Council news with updates on research projects, current planning activities
and calendar announcements.
An annual report that presents a detailed analysis of travel to
and from the Manhattan Central Business District (CBD) both by persons
and vehicles. This area, referred as either the CBD or the Hub
in this report, is defined as that portion of Manhattan
lying south of 60th Street.
Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)
NYMTC Staff works to coordinate ITS projects in the region, to develop
ITS Integration Strategy for the region, to develop regional ITS planning
database, and to coordinate ITS training needs.
Studies required to support decisions on significant
transportation investments where federal funds are potentially involved.
A tri-state consortium of agencies and organizations involved in
transportation demand management programs.
A summary of the activities of the last bi-monthly PFAC meeting.
A comprehensive report detailing socio-economic and transportation statistics
for each county in the NYMTC region.
A survey of 11,000 households, randomly selected within the region.
Information was requested about trips to work, shopping, school, recreation,
and other activities. It includes trip start and end times, the starting
and ending points, the mode used, who they traveled with, and how much
the trip costs.
Addresses transportation safety issues, and includes transportation
accident statistics for the 12-county downstate metropolitan area.
NYMTC also conducts transportation studies throughout the region. Some
select studies that are currently underway include the Canal Area Transportation
Study, the Southern Brooklyn Transportation Improvement Study and three
pilot sustainable development studies in Rockland,
Westchester and Suffolk
A review process that provides federal funding to encourage the construction
of transportation projects designed to improve communities. Proposals
approved for funding generally integrate the needs of communities into
infrastructure projects that add value to the transportation system.
Travel Patterns in the NY Metropolitan Area
An indication of the major changes in mass transit ridership and
vehicular traffic on the river crossings in the New York Metropolitan
area, following the events of September
An analysis of truck trips based on toll crossings data, emphasizing
the importance of freight transportation in the regionís overall economic
Central Staff members can be reached at:
Long Island City, NY 11101