Saturday, January 21, 2017

Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council

Planning & Implementing Transportation Improvements for Chemung County

ECTC Seeks Public comment on proposed TIP Amendments

The Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council at its October 13, 2016 Planning Committee meeting approved sending draft amendments to its “Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) 2017-21” for public comment.  The Federal transportation laws require that a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), consistent with the ECTC Long Range 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, 16-T5, 16-T6 and 16-T7 represent the changes from the approved TIP 2013-18 for the use of Federal transportation funds in the Elmira urbanized area that are presented to the public for their review. It consists 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 here until November 2, 2016 at  All comments received will be considered in developing amendments to the Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program.

2015 Pavement Conditions Report
Pavement Conditions for the Federal Aid Eligible Roadways as well the roadways for the City of Elmira and Chemung County for 2015.

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’s 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.



Elmira-Chemung Transportation Council
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