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The NJTPA is in the process of updating its long range transportation plan. Plan 2045: Connecting North Jersey, will provide a vision for the future of the NJTPA's 13-county region. The Plan is required for the region to obtain and spend federal transportation funding. To learn more visit http://njtpa.org/Plan2045
The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority Board of Trustees recognized the nearly 40 communities that have participated in its Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety campaign and honored three people with Local Champion Awards for supporting the effort.
Street Smart NJ is a public education, awareness and behavioral change pedestrian safety campaign first piloted in 2013 by five New Jersey municipalities. The program has been expanded to 12 partner communities in 2016.
Learn more about the innovative regional planning effort to create a more competitive, efficient, livable and resilient Northern New Jersey. For more information visit www.togethernorthjersey.com or reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The historic Morris Canal right of way is being repurposed as a public greenway, creating new opportunities for recreation, tourism, education and economic growth. For more information on this effort, visit the Morris Canal Working Group website at http://www.morriscanalgreenway.org.
Hudson County Executive Thomas DeGise, chairman of the NJTPA Board of Trustees, speaks about the success of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and the need to expand the system. From the 09/08/2015 NJTPA Board of Trustees meeting in Newark.
Hudson County Executive and NJTPA Chairman Thomas DeGise discusses the success of a multi-agency plan to mitigate travel issues stemming from the Pulaski Skyway rehabilitation project. From the 11/10/14 NJTPA Board of Trustees meeting in Newark.
Hudson County Executive and NJTPA Chair Thomas DeGise announces the approval of 22 projects that will receive federal funding through the Local Safety and High Risk Rural Roads programs. From the 9/8/14 NJTPA Board of Trustees meeting.
NJDOT Commissioner Jamie Fox addressed the NJTPA Board on January 12, calling for a fix to provide adequate transportation funding
NJTPA Chairman DeGise comments Jan. 12 on the importance of new Local Concept Development studies being approved by the NJTPA Board.
The Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety pilot program kicked off in Long Beach Island on June 18 with a live demonstration of the potentially lethal effects of speeding involving a moving car and a dummy. At 25 mph, the vehicle stops in time. At 40 mph, the car slams into the model with devastating force.
An introduction to the work and mission of the NJTPA, the metropolitan planning organization for the 13-county northern and central New Jersey region.
The NJTPA's DO-IT workshops (Developing Opportunities for Innovation in Transportation) offer a great opportunity for public sector and private partners to exchange their experience and expertise in communications technology-based solutions for transportation. For more about DO-IT, visit www.njtpa.org/DO-IT
Hudson County Executive Thomas DeGise comments on being elected Chairman of the NJTPA Board of Trustees. From the 1/13/14 NJTPA Board meeting.
The Street Smart pedestrian safety education campaign recently kicked off at pilot sites throughout northern New Jersey. The collaborative effort between public, private and non-profit organizations, urges motorists and pedestrians to "check your vital signs" to improve your safety on the road.
An expert panel discussed Positive Train Control at the August 19, 2013 meeting of the NJTPA Freight Initiatives Committee, Chaired by Peter Palmer, Freeholder Somerset County. An introductory video from the meeting and video of the Q & A session are available here.
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