Central Jersey Transportation Forum

Thursday, November 4, 2004
9:00 AM

Sarnoff Corporation
201 Washington Road
West Windsor, New Jersey


1. Introduction of Attendees
Forum members will have an opportunity to introduce themselves

2. Summary of July Meeting Highlights
Approval of the highlights of the July 23, 2004 meeting

3. Forum Action Plan
There was a substantial discussion about the vision and future of the Forum at the last meeting. The conclusions and next steps will be discussed, including a proposed action plan for the Forum.

4. Short-term Projects
The Transportation Problems and Projects task identified a short list of relatively small projects that would improve east-west access in Central Jersey. The next steps for this round of projects will be discussed. There will be a brief presentation on the NJDOT project pipeline process, which determines how state projects get implemented.

5. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Study Alternatives
Information will be provided on the range of potential alignments, service patterns, and DINKY/busway configurations for the Route 1 BRT Study. There will also be an update on public involvement. Discussion will follow.

6. Brief Reports
a. Updates by counties and NJ Office of Smart Growth on Crossacceptance
b. Update on NJDOT Route 1 Smart Growth Study
c. Committee reports

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

1. List of Invitees
2. Highlights of July 23, 2004 Forum Meeting
3. Draft Forum Action Plan
4. Short-term Projects PowerPoint and Background Material
5. BRT Alternatives PowerPoint