Release of RFP – Freight Plan Data Collection & Analysis

SJTPO is soliciting proposals from qualified firms, or groups of firms, to conduct SJTPO’s data collection and analysis to support regional freight planning. The consultant’s work will include the identification of the region’s relevant freight generators and the identification and analysis of the regional freight corridors. This effort will also evaluate the freight corridors, using a performance-based approach, to screen the network for issues that hinder freight movement and will include data collection to assess volume and classification information of regional freight corridors. Details in this request for proposals have been developed with the intent of advancing those objectives. To view the RFP, visit the RFP webpage.

Public Comment Opportunity: Draft Access for All Transit Plan

The Access for All Transit Plan serves at the update to the 2015 Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan. The Access for All Transit Plan is a federally required plan that identifies the unmet transportation needs and recommends measures to increase service quality and reduce the cost of providing services to a segment of the region’s transportation disadvantaged population.

The comment period will be open from Monday, January 25, 2021 through Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Additionally, two virtual public meetings will be held in early to mid-February. To view the Draft Access for All Transit Plan and to register to attend a public meeting, visit the Access for All Transit Plan webpage.

Public Comment Opportunity: Draft FY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program

The SJTPO has released for public review and comment the Draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Unified Planning Work Program. The UPWP outlines all federally funded transportation projects and operating/direct expenses in the SJTPO four-county region from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. The UPWP is prepared each year and brought to the Policy Board, the governing body of SJTPO, for approval. The 30+ day comment period will be open from today, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 through Friday, January 29, 2021. To view the Draft FY 2022 UPWP and for more information on how to comment, visit the UPWP webpage.

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.