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.
The Draft 2020 PIP is available for public review and comment. The revisions made to the PIP more appropriately address Civil Rights in SJTPO’s outreach process, namely Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964. Comments will be received through 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 23, 2020. To review and comment, visit the PIP webpage.
The Policy Board approved the SJTPO Title VI Plan at the September 28, 2020 meeting. The Title VI Plan lays out the processes SJTPO undertakes to prevent discrimination and addresses the reporting requirements under the non-discrimination program. To view the Plan, visit the Title VI webpage.
The Policy Board approved the SJTPO Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan at the September 28, 2020 meeting. The LEP Plan is essential as it thoroughly evaluates SJTPO’s efforts to provide LEP persons meaningful access to the transportation planning process. To view the Plan, visit the LEP webpage.
Cumberland County is seeking a Principal Planner. To review the job duties and requirements, visit the Career Opportunities webpage. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 30, 2020. All applications should be directed to Cumberland County.
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)
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.
Our latest issue of On The Go is available to read. There is lots of great information on staying safe this July 4th, summertime driving tips, and a staff feature which asks thought provoking questions to help you get to know a selected staff member better. Check it out now on the News (On the Go) webpage.
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.
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.