RFP Availability: Regional Trail Network – Feasibility Survey, Cape May County

SJTPO is seeking a qualified firm, or groups of firms, to assist SJTPO in identifying and evaluating feasible routing for the Northern Cape May County Trail. 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, visit the RFP webpage.

Translation and Interpretation Services

SJTPO is beginning the process of evaluating firms to provide translation and interpretation services on an on-call basis. Recently, SJTPO has been working to make itself more accessible to its non-English speaking public and is looking for a firm or firms who can assist in that effort. If you are interested in doing business with SJTPO, please fill out the forms and submit as a PDF as well as the completed excel file to Melissa Melora at mmelora@sjtpo.org by Friday, September 10, 2021. View the forms.

In filling out the forms, SJTPO wants to draw your attention to a few things. First, there are two forms, each within a separate tab in the spreadsheet. In the Quote Form tab, fields that need to be filled out by the vendor are highlighted in yellow. In the Questions tab, all questions relevant to your firm should be filled out. You are welcome to include any other attachments that you feel are relevant, please refer to them in the Questions spreadsheet.

SJTPO has received and responded to questions regarding the request for quotes. View the Q&A memo.

Para-Plus Translations, Inc. has been selected to provide translation and interpretation services for SJTPO. View the proposal package. Update on 10/19/2021.

Applications Now being Accepted for the Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Grant Program

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is accepting Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Infrastructure Grant Program applications through Thursday, October 14, 2021. Projects within a 2-mile radius of a K-8 school are eligible. Projects should lead to one or all of the following: improve the safety of children biking and walking to school, increase accessibility for students with disabilities, and reduce traffic around schools. For more information visit, the SRTS webpage.

NJDOT Commitment to Communities

Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation, announced an initiative called “Commitment to Communities.” The initiative highlighted the NJDOT’s pledge to ensure local governments succeed in delivering transportation projects that improve safety and quality of life in New Jersey communities without unduly burdening local property taxpayers. Ms. Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti informed stakeholders that the initiative is succeeding and is an important element in providing superior multi-modal mobility to millions of New Jersey residents every day.

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