NYMTC Public Comment Period May 24-June 25: Draft Transporta​tion Conformity Determinat​ion and Plan Amendment

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Topic: Draft Transportation Conformity Determination and Proposed Regional Transportation Plan Amendment
Public Comment Period: May 24, 2012 through June 25, 2012 (Note: This is an extension from June 22nd)
Public Review Meetings: Tuesday June 5, 2012; 3 pm and 7 pm
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) announces a public comment period which will begin at 9 am on Thursday, May 24, 2012 and end at 4 pm on Friday, June 25, 2012 for the following:
1. A draft Transportation Conformity Determination for the 2010-2035 Regional Transportation Plan and 2011-2015 Transportation Improvement Program, as amended. The draft Conformity Determination contains a revised regional mobile source emissions analysis that reflects proposed revisions to both the TIP and Plan, as required under the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.
2. A proposed amendment to the 2010-2035 Regional Transportation Plan (the Plan), which presents long-range needs, issues and choices to guide the regional planning process. The amendment proposes to include the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project in the fiscally-constrained element of the 2010-2035 Plan. This project has been included in the regional emissions analysis contained in the draft Transportation Conformity Determination.NOTE: The draft Transportation Conformity Determination and the details of the proposed Plan amendment can be accessed beginning at 9 am on Thursday May 24rd through our website at www.NYMTC.org. In the event that www.NYMTC.org cannot be accessed, please go to http://tinyurl.com/NYMTC to view the documents.
Public review meetings during this comment period will be held on Tuesday June 5, 2012 at 3 pm and 7 pm. The meetings will take place at the NYMTC office, 199 Water Street, 22nd Floor, in lower Manhattan. Both meetings may be attended in person or through a webinar. To register for either webinar go to www.NYMTC.org, Calendar of Events and click on the agenda for the appropriate meeting and follow the registration process. In the event that www.NYMTC.org cannot be accessed, webinar registration is also available at http://tinyurl.com/NYMTCRequests for printed copies of the draft Transportation Conformity Determination and/or proposed Plan amendment and RSVPs for in-person attendance at the public meetings can be made to Tarrina Weaver at 212-383-7201 or trweaver@dot.state.ny.us.

Written comments on either the draft Transportation Conformity Determination or the proposed amendment to the 2010-2035 Regional Transportation Plan can be sent by mail, fax or e-mail by 4 pm on June 25, 2012 to:

Mr. David Drits
New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
199 Water Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10038
E-Mail: ddrits@dot.state.ny.us; Fax: 212 383-2418

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