Central Jersey Transportation Forum

Tuesday, July 26, 2005
9 AM.

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


1. Introductions

2. Approval of February Meeting Highlights

3. Route 1 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Study Findings
NJ Transit will report on and discuss findings of the BRT Study. Information on the draft best performing system for the corridor that the study team was able to develop is being posted a week before the meeting at www.route1brt.com and www.dvrpc.org/transportation/longrange/cjtf.htm.

4. How Municipalities Can Improve East-West Access and Support the BRT
a. Matrix of circulation plans and examples of best practice sections
b. Draft priority regional east-west corridors and next steps using the plans
c. Survey and definitions of policy-based transportation strategies
d. A few innovative ways to finance transportation projects

5. Route 1 Smart Growth Study
NJDOT will provide an update on the project and coordination with the Forum

6. Brief Information Items
a. Cross-acceptance - Counties and the New Jersey Office of Smart Growth
b. Integrated Land Use and Transportation Planning Project - Municipal Land Use Center and Project for Public Spaces
c. Proposed Transload Facility - Industrial Realty Group [invited]
d. Progress on Forum Action Plan

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

1. List of Invitees (in meeting folders)
2. Highlights of February 10, 2005 Forum Meeting (previously mailed, meeting folders)
3. BRT Study Findings (advance copy available on internet or from DVRPC)
4. Working Paper on Circulation Elements (advance copy attached)
5. Inventory and Priority East-West Corridors - Draft (advance copy attached)
6. Survey on Policy Approaches (advance copy attached)
7. A Few Innovative Ways to Fund Transportation Projects (advance copy attached)
8. Update on Forum Action Plan Accomplishments (in meeting folders)

RSVP to Margaret Shaw at (215) 238-2867 or cjtf@dvrpc.org