NYCDOT Traffic Management Center Tour

This is tour is sold out but you are invited to join the waitlist to be notified via email if a ticket becomes available. 

Just how does New York City monitor all that traffic and congestion? It starts with the NYC DOT Traffic Operations managing traffic flow and parking for the safety of all street users. Located in Long Island City, Queens, the award-winning Traffic Management Center coordinates over 13,000 signalized intersections from one integrated system — where live video feeds trained on all major streets and arteries allow staff to monitor and respond to traffic conditions in real time. Making this advanced platform the largest traffic control system in the country.

Alongside the management of intersection signaling, the division also operates and maintains over 330,000 street lights, 80,000 pedestrian signals, 13,500 parking meters, over 250 speed cameras, and 36 municipal parking facilities.

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the Traffic Management Center with Rachid Roumila, TMC Operations Manager, NYC DOT.

Admission is free but registration is required as space is limited. Tickets will become available on July 23 at 8 am.


This program is part of The Moving City: Transportation Infrastructures of New York, a year-long series of tours, conversations and debates about the future of transportation and mobility in New York City. Major support has been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and matching gifts from our 2019 Spring Benefit Donation Challenge supporters.

Queens Plaza, Long Island City
Queens Plaza South
Queens, Long Island City, New York 11101

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