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.
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 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.
Last year, 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.