Here are some interesting figures about commuting patterns on the Tappan Zee Bridge.
On an average weekday, 65 percent of Westchester-bound commuters on the bridge come from Rockland (52 percent) and Orange (13 percent) counties.
Just a little over a half (51 percent) end their trips in Westchester while an additional 10 percent head to Connecticut.
About 3 out of 10 drivers (28 percent) go to New York City, with more than half of those trips ending in the Bronx.....
... the DOT to take a leading role to promote transit-oriented development in the 30 miles between Suffern and Port Chester to boost ridership by getting people out of their cars. The project team is expected to choose an alternative sometime next ...
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A new report, "Getting Up to Speed: A Case for Bus Rapid Transit and Transit-Oriented Development in the Tappan Zee/I-287 Corridor," evaluates the various transit options being considered by the Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 project team and argues that bus rapid transit, combined with a transit-oriented development strategy, would do the most to reduce congestion along the 30-mile I-287 corridor. The full report can be found on the Tri-State Transportation Campaign's Web site at http://www.tstc.org/.
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