Funding Programs in the New York Metropolitan Region 2007 Greenways Summit Gerry Bogacz New York Metropolitan Transportati...
<ul><li>Transit Services </li></ul><ul><li>Metropolitan Planning Organization </li></ul><ul><li>How Do Funds Come Into the...
Metropolitan Planning Regulations <ul><li>   Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) </li></ul><ul><li>   Required Prod...
Structure of the MPO New York Metropolitan Transportation Council Council of Governments designated by the Governor in 198...
Structure of the MPO  (continued) <ul><li>   Council relies on four permanent committees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>   Progr...
How the Process Operates Unified Planning Work Program Unified Planning Work Program Public input Public input Public inpu...
What Is a Successful Project? <ul><li>Proposed by an agency, municipality, NGO  or some combination   </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
What Are the Steps to Success? NYMTC solicitation of project proposals under a funding program Decision to propose Proposa...
Federal Programs for Planning and Funding Greenway Projects <ul><li>Regional Transportation Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ped...
Federal Programs for Planning and Funding Greenway Projects <ul><li>Unified Planning Work Program (developed each fiscal y...
Federal Programs for Planning and Funding Greenway Projects <ul><li>Transportation Improvement Program </li></ul><ul><ul><...
Federal Programs for Planning and Funding Greenway Projects <ul><li>Where to get information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NYMTC ...
Questions? <ul><li>Gerry Bogacz </li></ul><ul><ul><li>212.383.7260 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
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  1. 1. Funding Programs in the New York Metropolitan Region 2007 Greenways Summit Gerry Bogacz New York Metropolitan Transportation Council May 29, 2007
  2. 2. <ul><li>Transit Services </li></ul><ul><li>Metropolitan Planning Organization </li></ul><ul><li>How Do Funds Come Into the Region? </li></ul>Major Elements of the Process Transportation Management Transit Services Roadway Improvements Federal Investments in Transportation Improvements New York Metropolitan Transportation Council Metropolitan Planning Organization Federal Funding for Transportation Improvements Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
  3. 3. Metropolitan Planning Regulations <ul><li> Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) </li></ul><ul><li> Required Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Regional Transportation Plan (20 year horizon) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation Improvement Program (minimum 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>year horizon) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Program of Planning Activities (Unified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning Work Program) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Structure of the MPO New York Metropolitan Transportation Council Council of Governments designated by the Governor in 1982 Comprised of chief elected or executive officials of nine voting members and seven advisory members  Council members supported by MPO staff
  5. 5. Structure of the MPO (continued) <ul><li> Council relies on four permanent committees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Program, Finance and Administration Committee (PFAC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Transportation Coordinating Committees (TCCs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- New York City </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Suburban Long Island </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Lower Hudson Valley </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How the Process Operates Unified Planning Work Program Unified Planning Work Program Public input Public input Public input Public input Implementation Transportation Improvement Program Regional Transportation Plan
  7. 7. What Is a Successful Project? <ul><li>Proposed by an agency, municipality, NGO or some combination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Defined in sufficient detail to allow for evaluation relevant to the funding program and for assessment of organizational arrangements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ranked sufficiently high among all proposals received </li></ul><ul><li>Selected for inclusion in a Transportation Improvement Program </li></ul>
  8. 8. What Are the Steps to Success? NYMTC solicitation of project proposals under a funding program Decision to propose Proposal submitted to NYMTC Evaluation and Ranking Workshops Partnerships Transportation Improvement Program
  9. 9. Federal Programs for Planning and Funding Greenway Projects <ul><li>Regional Transportation Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrian-Bicycle Element </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Updated every four years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Next update 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>County and borough-level elements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Updated every four years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Next update 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Federal Programs for Planning and Funding Greenway Projects <ul><li>Unified Planning Work Program (developed each fiscal year) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Listening sessions every three years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Next listening sessions in 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific planning projects related to greenways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual studies contained within each Work Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community planning workshops (held annually around the region) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Walkable communities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safe Routes to Schools </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Federal Programs for Planning and Funding Greenway Projects <ul><li>Transportation Improvement Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publicly solicited Federal funding programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Solicited every 2-4 years, depending on program and status of Federal legislation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality (CMAQ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surface Transportation Program (STP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation Enhancement Program (TEP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe Routes to Schools (SR2S) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Federal Programs for Planning and Funding Greenway Projects <ul><li>Where to get information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NYMTC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NYMTC website ( www.NYMTC.org ) and NYMTC Notes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NYMTC mailings and solicitations; funding program workshops </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact NYMTC staff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NYMTC workshops </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Highway Administration website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Register </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other information sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New York State DOT website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New York City DOT and individual county websites </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Questions? <ul><li>Gerry Bogacz </li></ul><ul><ul><li>212.383.7260 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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