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
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.