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January 12, 2018

State Fleets Prepare for Continued Severe Weather

With snow and rain forecasted over the weekend, three states prepared their truck fleets to respond and clear roads quickly and efficiently.

January 10, 2018

New York State Deploys Its First Police Drones

The State of New York has launched an unmanned aerial system program for its state police. The first four drones will be put into service this month, and by April 2018, an additional 14 aerial drones will be deployed.

November 3, 2017

N.Y. Sends 220 Utility Trucks to Puerto Rico

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced he will deploy new emergency utility crews to Puerto Rico on Nov. 4 to restore power following Hurricane Maria.

October 19, 2017

N.Y. State to Install GPS in Plows

The New York State Thruway Authority will install enhanced GPS units across its fleet of 235 heavy-duty plows. The purchase will allow for real-time monitoring during plowing operations.

September 13, 2017

New York Offers $2.2M in Grants for ZEV Vehicles, Infrastructure

The State of New York is offering $2.2 million in rebates for municipalities to purchase or lease electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for fleet use, or for installation of public recharging or refueling infrastructure.

May 4, 2017

N.Y. State Police to Purchase $12.5M Helicopter

The new helicopter will be used for state business and will be available to transport N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo when needed.

April 7, 2017

New York State Fleet Prepares for Flooding

Under direction from Governor Andrew Cuomo, the State of New York began preparing its fleet Thursday for heavy rain and flooding, expected to continue through Friday.

April 3, 2017

N.Y. Mechanic Pleads Guilty to Personal Use of Fleet Funds

A former New York state employee has pleaded guilty of using a government-issued credit card to buy parts for his personal vehicle.

March 14, 2017

N.Y. Urged to Green State Fleet with Volkswagen Funds

An environmental group is urging New York State to use the $117 million it’s expected to receive from the Volkswagen diesel settlement to implement the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) of 2006.

December 30, 2016

NYPD Allies with Sanitation Department for New Year's Eve

In preparation for New Year's Eve, the New York Police Department is enlisting the help of its Sanitation Department. For added security around Times Square, the city is deploying garbage trucks loaded with sand.

December 16, 2016

Reckless Driving Death Rate Highest in Montana

Analysis of federal crash data also shows that the rate of road fatalities tied to careless and reckless driving is lowest in the states of Virginia and New York.

December 6, 2016

New York Deploys Emergency Trailers Along Oil Corridor

The State of New York is deploying 24 fully equipped emergency response trailers across New York’s crude oil transportation corridor to strengthen its response to crude oil transportation incidents.

October 21, 2016

New York Power to Install 300 EV Charging Stations

New York Power Authority will build the charging stations with the option to provide installation and networking services. The utility can also offer infrastructure and services to governmental customers at lower rates and favorable financing terms.

August 24, 2016

N.Y. Municipality Acquires Largest Municipal Utility EV Fleet in State

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) partnered with Fairport Electric to create the largest municipal utility electric vehicle fleet in the state.

August 3, 2016

Rotary Lifts Available Through New York State Contract

This contract, award #PGB-22947, is part of the “Group 35000 Garage Equipment/Vehicle Lifts/Hoists” category. It piggybacks on the existing National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) purchasing cooperative contract #061015-RRL.

June 15, 2016

N.Y. State Police to Deploy Mobile Command Vehicles

The state has acquired three of these vehicles to enhance communication and coordination between first responders during natural disasters, emergency scenes, and large public events.

January 13, 2016

New York Activates Plow Fleet for Lake Effect Snowstorms

New York has begun shifting resources, including its fleet of plow trucks, to the central and western regions of the state in the face of "lake effect" snowstorms that are expected to hit hard.

January 12, 2016

New York Awards Contract for Handicap Accessible Vans

Under the contract, state agencies, local governments, public school and fire districts, public libraries and other authorized organizations can purchase new Ford Transit vans equipped with wheelchair lifts, AbiliTrax flooring systems and AbiliTrax “Step N Lock” seating systems.

September 14, 2015

Video Tip: Preventing Rear-End Crashes

Here’s some advice, provided by the New York Department of Motor Vehicles and CNET, on how to avoid a rear-end collision.

September 3, 2015

Governors Push for Long-Term Highway Bill

The Coalition of Northeastern Governors is urging transportation leaders on Capitol Hill “to act quickly to ensure continuity and stability of the nation's highway, transit, rail and safety programs and the Highway Trust Fund.”



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