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The NJTPA is actively seeking public input on the Plan 2045. Give us your concerns & ideas!

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Opportunities for Public Input

The NJTPA completed its public outreach efforts on June 13 and we’ve wrapped up our online survey. But we’d like to hear your concerns about the future of transportation—email us at njtpa@njtpa.org. A draft of Plan 2045 will be released for public review in early fall 2017 followed by a formal public comment period and public meeting on the plan. Dates will be announced on this page.

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Previous Events

Passaic County

The NJTPA had a table at Tuesdays in the Plaza in Paterson on June 13. People walking through the outdoor event were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045. NJTPA staff also attended the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting on June 12 to gather public input for the plan.

Newark

The NJTPA had a table at Military Park in Newark on June 1. People walking through the park and nearby farmer's market were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Sussex County

The NJTPA held a public meeting at Sussex County Community College in Newton on May 31. Attendees watched a brief presentation on Plan 2045 and provided feedback through an interactive poll.

Hunterdon County

The NJTPA held a public meeting at the Route 12 County Complex in Flemingto on May 25. Attendees watched a brief presentation on Plan 2045 and provided feedback through an interactive poll.

Middlesex County

The NJTPA gave a brief presentation on the long-range transportation plan and conducted an interactive poll at the Middlesex County Transportation Coordinating Council Meeting on May 23 to gather public input for Plan 2045.

Jersey City

The NJTPA had a table at the Journal Square Green Market on May 19. People shopping at the market and passing through Journal Square were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Ocean County

The NJTPA had a table at Jeep Thing & Food Trucks at Laurita Winery in New Egypt on May 20. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Warren County

The NJTPA had a table at Warren County Preservation Day on May 21. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Morris County

The NJTPA had a table at the Chester Food Truck Festival on May 6. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Bergen County

The NJTPA had a table in the food court at Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus on April 29. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Union County

The NJTPA had a table at the Wild Earth Fest at the Trailside Nature Preserve in Mountainside on April 30. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Hudson County

The NJTPA had a table at the Earth Day celebration at Liberty State Park on April 22. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Essex County

The NJTPA had a table at Bloomfest at Branch Brook Park on April 23. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Somerset County

The NJTPA had a table at the Historic Downtown Somerville Arts & Crafts Festival on April 23. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Monmouth County

The NJTPA had a table at Made in Monmouth in Long Branch on April 8. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

New Jersey TransAction Conference

NJTPA had a table at the New Jersey TransAction Conference in Atlantic City from April 4-6. Attendees were able to spin a wheel to select a topic and then answer a few brief questions to provide feedback for Plan 2045.

Set the Table Kickoff

The NJTPA, in partnership with the Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University, kicked off Set the Table on March 1. This innovative outreach effort seeks to gather insight from people ages 18 to 29 living in northern and central New Jersey. At the kickoff about 25 young adults received kits, which will allow them to host dinner parties with their friends and seek input for the plan. Visit http://vtc.rutgers.edu/setthetable to learn more.

Lackawanna Coalition Meeting

NJTPA staff attended the Lackawanna Coalition's general meeeting in Millburn on Feb. 27 to provide an overview of Plan 2045. Attendees were encouraged to take the online survey.

New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit

NJTPA staff presented an interactive session to gather input for Plan 2045: COnnecting North Jersey at the annual New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit on Feb. 25 in Princeton.

New Jersey Planning Conference

NJTPA staff, with consultant support, conducted an interactive outreach session at the American Planning Association New Jersey Chapter conference January 27 to gather feedback from attendees on transportation needs and priorities. The interactive session is being converted into an online survey, which will be used to gather public input for Plan 2045.

Plan 2045 Consultant Kickoffs

A kickoff meeting was held in November with the consultant supporting the development of the Regional Transportation Plan’s financial element and scenarios. The scenarios will be based on projections of future trends and conditions and draw upon the guidance provided by the NJTPA Board of Trustees at its April 2016 retreat. In addition, in January, a kickoff meeting was held with the consultant supporting outreach and public involvement efforts, which will encompass online and in-person outreach, including events and meetings in each NJTPA subregion.

Plan 2045: A Regional Conversation

A symposium was held November 2, 2016 to kick-off the Regional Transportation Plan update. The discussion focused on a vision for the region’s future 25 years from now and featured presentations by Mitchell Silver, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and James W. Hughes, Dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Presentations and videos from the event can be viewed here.

Freight Industry Forum

Manufacturers, haulers, railroads, warehouse developers and port operators in New Jersey participated in a Freight Roundtable on June 14, 2016. The private sector supply chair leaders discussed the future of their industry and the challenges they face. Read more about the event on the NJTPA Update Blog.

 

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