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Amendment to FY 2016-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Available for Public Comment

tip-image-smallSJTPO has one minor TIP Amendment, which will be considered for Policy Board action at their March 27, 2017 meeting. Any interested parties are invited to comment on the proposed amendment. Written comments must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, March 24, 2017.

  • DB# X242: Crash Reduction Program.
    The amendment adds federal funding in the amount of $5.00M in federal fiscal year 2017 to the existing statewide project.

More information available here

SJTPO Releases Updated Draft FY 2018 Unified Planning Work Program

On March 6, 2017, SJTPO released the updated Draft Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), which includes comments from NJDOT and FHWA with SJTPO responses. This updated Draft will be considered by the TAC at its March 13th meeting for recomendation and by the SJTPO Policy Board at its March 27th meeting for approval. This document serves as a budget and blueprint of SJTPO activities in FY 2018. To review the draft and learn about upcoming SJTPO work, please visit our UPWP page here

Learn About SJTPO from Our Presentation to the CAC

At the January 30, 2017 Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting, SJTPO staff presented an overview of SJTPO. This presentation includes background about why SJTPO exists and what we do. It also discuses how federal transportation funding gets to our region, the process to turn an idea into a project, gives an overview of constraints faced by transportation in our region, and many other important topics. You can view this presentation here.

You can get more information about the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) as well as meetings agendas and approved minutes here

Executive Director Position Now Available

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The SJTPO Policy Board is seeking candidates for the SJTPO Executive Director.

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RFP Now Available: Ladders of Opportunity, Regional Assessment, and Tool Development

SJTPO has released a Request for Proposals for Ladders of Opportunity, Regional Assessment, and Tool Development. Questions are due Tuesday, November 22, 2016 with proposals due by Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by 5:00 pm. More information is available on our RFP Page.

[Update 11/23/2016, 11:00 am] Final answers to questions submitted are now available on our RFP Page

 

Amendment to FY 2016-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Available for Public Comment

tip-image-smallSJTPO has one minor TIP Amendment, which will be considered for Policy Board action at their September 26, 2016 meeting. Any interested parties are invited to comment on the proposed amendment. Written comments must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, September 23, 2016.

  • DB# X065 – Local Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) Initiatives. At the present time this line item is programmed in the SJTPO FY 2016-2025 TIP in FY 2017 in the amount of $1,900,000. This action will increase that line item by $9,273,000 for a total of $11,173,000.

Update 9/16/16, 3:30 pm: $825,000 in Construction funding was added to Cumberland County’s Millville Broad Street Traffic Signal Upgrades for a revised to request for $11,173,000 in CMAQ funds for FY 2017.

More information available here

Attend a Free Workshop for Applicants of Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Funding

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If you are considering submitting an application for the 2016 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) you should attend one of the free workshops being held by the Safe Routes to School Resource Center. These workshops will provide very useful information on how to submit a successful application and how to avoid common mistakes that can disqualify an application.

You can join SJTPO and others at a workshop at Cumberland County College on Wednesday, September 28th from 10 am to Noon. To register to attend, click here.

More information about the workshops, including additional locations as well as the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) itself, visit our TAP page, here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Submissions for Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Funding Being Accepted Through November 10th

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Does your community have important bicycle and pedestrian project needs? The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) may be able to provide funding. Applications for the 2016 Program are now being accepted through November 10, 2016. Similar to the 2014 Program, applications must be submitted via Sage. County and municipal governments among others are eligible to apply.

To avoid common mistakes, review “How to Maximize Your Chances of Success” on our TAP page. In addition, review NJDOT’s FAQs, and the Safe Routes to School Resource Center website.

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