Chamber participates in Move Together NY
Another issue that repeatedly comes up in regards to Workforce Development and poverty challenges is the lack of transportation. The Chamber is actively participating in the Move Together NY group, which is an avenue for counties to collaborate on transportation and receive regional funding and policy changes to increase access to transportation.
At this work session, we used ‘design thinking’ to come up with creative ideas to solve a consistent problem. One of the ideas that was developed, is creating an EZ Pass for transportation. This would be card or app that would allow anyone who has an account to use any public transportation in New York State without worrying about if they have the correct form of payment. This would unify state wide public transportation and make it much easier for everyone to use.