This page provides information on the NJTPA’s effort to update it's
Regional Transportation Plan (RTP),
Plan 2045: Connecting North Jersey.
Check back for updates on the planning process
and for information about public events related to the plan.


What is the Plan?

  • A long range transportation plan that covers at least 20 years.
  • The RTP provides 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.
  • The existing RTP, Plan 2040, was adopted in September 2013.

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Who is the NJTPA?

  • A federally authorized Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) that plans how to spend federal transportation funds.
  • The NJTPA region covers 13 northern and central New Jersey counties.
  • The NJTPA Board of Trustees consists of local elected officials from 15 county/city “subregions" and state agency officials.

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How do you get involved?

  • The NJTPA is actively seeking public input on the Plan 2045. Give us your concerns & ideas!
  • Subscribe to the NJTPA Elist or follow us on social media to get notices and updates.
  • Check the NJTPA calendar for regular Board and Committee meetings.

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Set the table dinners — Are you 18-29 years old? Gather your friends for a lively discussion over dinner. You give us valuable feedback & we pay for the food. Visit our Participate Page to learn more.

New Jersey Bike Walk Summit — We will be seeking feedback for Plan 2045 during an interactive session at Summit 2017 on Feb. 25. Click here for more information.

Lackawanna Coalition — We're attending the Feb. 27 meeting to offer an overview of the NJTPA and the Regional Transportation Plan. Click here for more information.

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Plan 2045: Connecting North Jersey is scheduled for adoption in 2017. The plan will be informed by the Regional Plan for Sustainable Development (RPSD) developed through the Together North Jersey initiative.
.   The Together North Jersey plan, released in 2015, was funded with a $5 million grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The effort was carried out by a consortium of public, private and non-profit organizations, including the NJTPA. Visit togethernorthjersey.com to learn more.