The NJTPA is soliciting applications for funding Local Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Mobility Initiatives. The purpose of this competitive program is to enable the development of financially sustainable and innovative services that improve air quality and provide increased opportunities for the general public to connect to major transit routes, and to provide last mile connections to major destinations..
Funding is limited to new and expanded services that encourage transit use, and is for operations only.
All proposals must link to needs
identified in the regional transportation plan for northern New Jersey, Plan
2035. This is the guiding document for transportation
investment policy in the region.
Transportation Management Associations (TMAs), municipalities, and Subregional (the thirteen counties and the cities of Newark and Jersey City) transportation system operators in the NJTPA region are eligible to apply.
Recent Regional and Subregional Studies
There are several recent studies available that may identify needs or provide important information related to shared ride services in the NJTPA region. The NJTPA Subregional Studies Program, and Corridor Studies are available, as well as the currently in progress Northeast New Jersey Metro Mobility Study.
How to Apply
Program Guidance: Download a PDF of the program guidelines. This document contains an outline of all proposal content necessary to apply, selection criteria, and other program guidance.
Air Quality Spreadsheet: Download this spreadsheet in order to complete the air quality impact projection required by the application.
Program Budget Spreadsheet: Download this spreadsheet in order to complete the proposed budget required by the application.
Questions and Answers – Updated 2/23/12 (PDF)
The deadline for this
program is February 24th, 2012 at 4PM.
Please submit two hard copies and
one electronic copy of the written proposal and both spreadsheets (via email or
on CD) to:
Planner, Regional Planning
North Jersey Transportation Planning
One Newark Center
Newark, NJ 07102
If you need a spreadsheet or
word processing application, you can download the free OpenOffice application suite. Adobe Reader is freely available to view