Release of RFP, Regional Trail Network – Feasibility Survey

SJTPO is seeking a qualified firm, or groups of firms, to assist in identifying and evaluating feasible routing for the Atlantic County Bikeway West. The effort will include a number of activities that will help SJTPO understand the existing conditions related to routing this particular bikeway as well as to understand the demand for, economic impact of such a bikeway in addition to assessing operations, maintenance, security, and developing cost estimates and a trail concept plan. To view the RFP and for submission deadline and instructions, visit the RFP webpage.

Answers to questions received have been posted (updated 9/08/2020)

Virtual Public Information Center for Salem County 5 Points & 6 Points Roundabout Projects

SJTPO is working with Salem County, in cooperation with the Township of Pittsgrove, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to make significant safety improvements to the intersections commonly known as 5 Points and 6 Points in Pittsgrove Township through the development of roundabouts at each location.

A virtual public information center will be hosted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Registration to attend the virtual public information center is required and can be completed via the link on the 5 Points and 6 Points Roundabout Projects webpage. If you are unable to attend the virtual public information center, questions and comments can be provided via comment cards located at the Pittsgrove Township Building. Comments will be received through Monday, August 10, 2020.

Virtual Public Meetings: Share Your Thoughts on Draft RTP 2050

SJTPO released for public comment the Draft Regional Transportation Plan, RTP 2050 on Friday, June 26, 2020. SJTPO will host three virtual public meetings to allow members of the public the opportunity to engage and discuss the Draft RTP 2050.

Three identical morning, afternoon, and evening meetings will be held using the GoToWebinar virtual conferencing platform. To register, visit the RTP webpage.

NJ Climate Change Alliance: Virtual Event

The NJ Climate Change Alliance, along with the Eagleton Institute of Politics, is hosting a virtual workshop. The workshop will bring together leaders from various sectors to discuss ways in which to restart NJ’s economy, post COVID-19; focusing on intersecting health equity and social well-being with addressing climate change, and building inclusive and vibrant communities, as well as expanding opportunities for civic engagement.

Panel 1 & 2 will be hosted on Friday, June 12 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM. Panel 3 will be hosted on June 17 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM. To learn more and to register, visit NJ Climate Change Resource Center.

Upcoming Virtual Public Meeting

SJTPO’s next Policy Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Agenda items include approving contract modifications to the Multilingual Outreach Services, Cumberland County Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, and Ocean Drive (CR 621) Local Concept Development Study, among other topics. The full agenda is available, here. This is a virtual meeting. The public can participate using SJTPO’s teleconference phone number, which is 1 (877) 873-8018. The Access Code is 5580881.

COVID-19: SJTPO’s Response

In accordance with Governor Murphy’s request, as of Tuesday, March 17, SJTPO staff will be working remotely for the foreseeable future. The preferred method of contact for SJTPO employees is email; however, responses may be delayed. For employee emails, please visit the Staff Directory.

SJTPO greatly appreciates your understanding during this difficult time and wants you to know staff will continue to advance the agency’s regional responsibilities and programs. The website will continue to be maintained with the latest information, as well as SJTPO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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