FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 07_105
DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and MTA/NYC Transit President Howard H. Roberts Announce that the 2007 Holiday Traffic Mitigation Plan Goes Into Effect Friday, November 16
In anticipation of the busy holiday traffic season, New York City Transportation Department (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and NYC Transit President Howard Roberts today announced the 2007 Holiday Traffic Mitigation Plan. Revised and refined each year, the Holiday Traffic Plan is developed in coordination with NYPD and other agencies to address the increased vehicle traffic that often comes with the holiday season, starting the week before Thanksgiving until after New Year's Day. To help make holiday travel as smooth as possible, City officials, in coordination with regional transportation partners, have developed a series of initiatives designed to encourage mass transit use and facilitate vehicular travel in and around the City.