Thursday, February 23, 2017

Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council

Planning & Implementing Transportation Improvements for Chemung County


2017 thru 2018 Draft Unified Planning Work Program for Public Comment

The Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council (ECTC) has prepared for public review and comment its draft annual work program (known as the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)) click here for its year starting April 1, 2017.  This draft work program is available for your written comment and questions, including via email to Jim Arey, Director, at . The comment period is open until March 14, 2017. 

The UPWP  is required by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) to function as the basis for all federal funding assistance for transportation planning to state, local, and regional agencies, such as ECTC.  The transportation planning efforts include the specific transportation modes such as highways, bridges, bicycle, walking, and mass transit.

Jim Arey


Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council

400 E. Church St.

Elmira, NY 14901



ECTC Seeks Public comment on proposed TIP Amendments

The Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council seeks comments on draft amendments, approved at the February 14, 2017 Planning Committee meeting, to be added to its Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) 2017-2021.
  The Federal transportation laws require that a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), consistent with the ECTC Long Range Transportation Plan, be developed. It must contain the capital and non-capital transportation projects proposed for funding under Title 23 (highways) and Title 49 (transit) laws. The draft TIP amendments represent changes to the current TIP 2017 thru 2021 for the use of Federal transportation funds in the Elmira urbanized area. The amendments consist of projects and changes in projects, being considered for implementation in the County for a five-year period in several Federal-Aid funding categories. The public is invited to comment on the proposed projects click click here until March 2, 2017 at  All comments received will be considered in deciding to act on these potential amendments to the Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program.

2016 Pavement Condition Ratings

Pavement Conditions for the Federal Aid Eligible Roadways as well the roadways for the City of Elmira and Chemung County for 2016.

The New County Transportation Guide 2016 Now Available!

Information Shown Includes:
     - Attractions and government buildings locations
     - See major roads\streets in County
     - Where bus routes go
     - Walking and Biking Routes\Trails locations
     - Chemung County Transportation Guide 2016

Chemung County Transportation Future

The local transportation planning organization has set the 20-year plan (2035)  for transportation goals and projects Long Range Transportation Plan.  The plan includes goals and projects for:

     *highways and bridges, including I86
     *exciting proposed trail network
     *transit system, C TRAN
     *trucking and rail, and
     *pedestrian and bicycle services future in the County.

New! Opportunity to Carpool to Work 511NY Southern Tier Rideshare

The new 511NY Southern Tier Rideshare program is a way to find people who can carpool with you to work.  It is a free and convenient ridematching service that helps people save money and find greener commute alternatives, such as carpooling. The project is supported by Chemung and Steuben Counties, the New York State Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration to provide free commuter and traveler information.



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