Draft of Transportation Matters – A Plan For South Jersey Now Available for Public Review & Comment


SJTPO has released the draft of Transportation Matters – A Plan for South Jersey! This plan will shape South Jersey’s long-term transportation future, setting the vision, goals, and strategies that will guide the region’s transportation decision making for the next 24 years. More information here

SJTPO will bring the updated Plan, based on comments received, to the SJTPO Policy Board for action at its Monday, July 25, 2016 meeting.

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program Call for Projects

SJTPO is now accepting applications for the FY 2017 Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program. Guidance and application materials for the CMAQ Program are now available here (Please note, the application was updated on 5/19/2016)

Submissions for Safe Routes to School Program Funding Being Accepted Through June 27th

Does your community need to address a critical need to enable students to walk or bike to and from school safely? The Safe Routes to School Program may be able to provide funding to help and applications for the 2016 Program are now being accepted through June 27, 2016. Similar to the 2014 Program, applications must be submitted via Sage. County and municipal governments, school districts, and schools are eligible to apply.

To avoid common mistakes, review “How to Maximize Your Chances of Success” on our Safe Routes page. In addition, review NJDOT’s FAQs, the Safe Routes to School Resource Center website, and don’t forget to attend one of the training workshops to learn about success stories and helpful tips for applicants. Finally, Cross County Connection has a designated coordinator to assist applicants seeking Safe Routes funds.

More information about Safe Routes to School is available here

Information About New Federal Transportation Bill – FAST Act – Now Available

On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, or “FAST Act.” This federal transportation bill directs much of the federal funding that goes into our transportation system.

  • A summary of the bill is available here 
  • The FHWA website on FAST Act is available here

Addendum and Final Answers to Questions Now Available: Traffic Signal Equipment Inventory

Updated 5/31/2016: An addendum to the RFP has been posted – the traffic signal list is available as an Excel spreadsheet.
Updated 5/27/2016: SJTPO has released a Request for Proposals for Traffic Signal Equipment Inventory. Answers to questions are now available. Proposals are due by Thursday, June 9, 2016 by 5:00 pm. More information is available on our RFPs Page.

May 31st Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) Meeting Agenda Now Available

The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) will hold a public meeting On Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Vineland City Hall. The meeting packet is available here. For more information, contact David Heller at (856) 794-1941. More information about the CAC is available here

Answers to Questions Now Available: Traffic Signal Equipment Inventory

SJTPO has released a Request for Proposals for Traffic Signal Equipment Inventory. Answers to questions are now available. Proposals are due by Thursday, June 9, 2016 by 5:00 pm. More information is available on our RFPs Page

Draft of Transportation Matters – A Plan For South Jersey Now Available for Public Review & Comment


SJTPO seeks your feedback on the draft of Transportation Matters – A Plan for South Jersey! This plan will shape South Jersey’s long-term transportation future, setting the vision, goals, and strategies that will guide the region’s transportation decision making for the next 24 years. More information here

Vineland City Hall
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 * 6:30pm
640 E. Wood St., 2nd Floor Caucus Room, Vineland, NJ 08360 (Directions)

Bridgeton Free Public Library
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 * 6:00-7:30pm
150 East Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302 (Directions)

Ware Agricultural Office Complex
Thursday, June 2, 2016 * 6:00-7:30pm
51 Cheney Road, Woodstown, NJ 08098 (Directions)

Lower Twp Branch of Cape May County Library
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 * 6:00-7:30pm
2600 Bayshore Road, Villas, NJ 08251 (Directions)

Egg Harbor Twp Branch of Atlantic County Library
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 * 6:00-7:30pm
1 Swift Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 (Directions)

RFP Now Available: Traffic Signal Equipment Inventory

SJTPO has released a Request for Proposals for Traffic Signal Equipment Inventory. Questions are due Wednesday, May 25, 2016 with proposals due by Thursday, June 9, 2016 by 5:00 pm. More information is available on our RFP Page.

 

Attend Safe Routes and TAP Applicant Training Workshops May 10th and 11th

There will be four workshops that will be helpful for applicants of Safe Routes and Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about common mistakes, how to improve your chances of success, and hear about success stories across the state and in our region. Sessions in South Jersey are listed below:

When: Tuesday, May 10, 10:00am to Noon
Where: Cumberland County College
Luciano Conference Center, Forum Room
3322 College Drive
Vineland, New Jersey 08360
Register Here

When: Wednesday, May 11, 10:00am to Noon
Where: Rutgers, Camden
Campus Center, AB Conference Room
326 Penn Street West
Camden, NJ 08102
Register Here