Central Jersey Transportation Forum

Monday, February 11, 2008
MEETING 1:00 - 3:30 PM

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Plainsboro Campus 777 Scudders Mill Rd
Building 2,
Plainsboro, NJ

If snow or icing occurs on this day, call DVRPC at (215) 238-2839 to confirm if the meeting will be held.


1. Welcome and Introductions

2. Approval of July Meeting Summary

3. Following up the NJ Office of Economic Growth (OEG) Route 1 Planning Through Partnerships

a. What are Planning Compacts? - Ben Spinelli, Executive Director of NJ Office of Smart Growth (OSG)

b. Experience with the Compact for the Meadowlands Commission - Bob Ceberio, Executive Director of the NJ Meadowlands Commission

c. Potential Next Steps - Ben Spinelli, Executive Director of NJOSG

4. Route 1 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Updates
Recent accomplishments - Jack Kanarek, Senior Director of Project Development, and Tom Marchwinski, Director of Systems Planning at NJ Transit

5. Status of Lawrence Hopewell Trail

6. Goods Movement News

a. Overview of Comprehensive Statewide Freight Plan - Talvin Davis, Manager of Freight Planning & Intermodal Coordination at NJDOT

b. Brief Update on Truck Access Regulations (Talvin Davis) and Next Steps for the US 206 Corridor (Bob Bzik, Director of Somerset County Planning Division)

7. Endorsement of Package for CR 518, the Latest East-West Existing Corridors Task Product

8. Dialogue
Forum attendees are encouraged to highlight major activities since the last meeting to facilitate the exchange of information.

RSVP to cjtf@dvrpc.org or (215) 238-2839
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