Sustainable Jersey will host a webinar on reducing the carbon footprint of municipal and school fleets. The webinar will take place next Wednesday, June 23rd at 1:00 PM. Participants will learn about electric vehicle funding options and hear from municipalities that have successfully reduced the carbon footprints of their fleets. Click here to register.
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.
Public transportation in South Jersey is an economic lifeline. The Rt. 54/40 Community Shuttle and English Creek-Tilton Road Community Shuttle connect families to jobs, food, education, and medical care. Learn more about these community shuttles and the need to secure the annual fundraising goal to allow the shuttles to continue serving the people of South Jersey.
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.