Tag Archives: transportation

Local, statewide groups call on governors to adopt transportation climate initiative (access required)

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Dozens of New York groups, including one local nonprofit, are part of a 200-organization push to urge Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors to move on an “ambitious and equitable” transportation and climate initiative. The largest and most diverse collection of health, ...

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Thruway board picks service area redeveloper (access required)

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The New York State Thruway Authority board of directors has approved the selection of Empire State Thruway Partners to redevelop the 27 service areas located on the Thruway. The company was selected from bids received in response to a request ...

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Federal funding available to improve traffic safety (access required)

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The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee is making nearly $30 million available to improve traffic safety in New York. The highway safety grant program will provide funds to local, state and not-for-profit agencies for projects that improve traffic safety and reduce ...

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Local agencies part of coalition to increase transit funding (access required)

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Dozens of agencies statewide have launched a coalition to seek funding for public transit. The New Yorkers for Better Public Transit coalition comprises major transit systems from across the state, including Rochester’s Regional Transit Service, as well as members of ...

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Transportation system called inadequate for low-income workers (access required)

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A new transportation and poverty report commissioned by a number of area organizations involved in Rochester’s anti-poverty initiative suggests that the city’s transportation system reinforces the disparities that already exist in the community, rather than helping to reduce them. Transportation ...

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