Central Jersey Transportation Forum

Friday, January 23, 2004
9:00 AM

Sarnoff Corporation
201 Washington Road
West Windsor, New Jersey

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AGENDA

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

2. Summary of September Meeting Highlights
Approval of the highlights of September 12, 2003 meeting.

3. Bus Rapid Transit
a) The STV consulting team was selected for the Bus Rapid Transit Alternative Analysis. The consultant will discuss study approach and schedule with Forum participants.

b) NJ Transit will discuss the issues of ridership forecasting for the study region.

4. Blue Ribbon Commission & NJ Transportation Trust Fund Renewal
a) The NJ Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) is up for renewal and possible expansion. The funds are used for the financing of transportation initiatives within the state -- highways and transit. NJDOT will discuss its potential effect on the region.

b) NJDOT will present the findings of the Blue Ribbon Commission and its recommendations to the Forum.

5. Planned Project Status Report
a) The Planned Project Status Report has been updated and will be present to Forum participants.

b) The Forum will be updated on the municipal highway program outreach.

6. Updates
a) The Forum will be presented with the Legislative committee’s continued efforts with the Regional Planning Protocol and Transfer of Development Rights.

b) The Freight Committee has been actively working on a number of initiatives. These will be presented to the Forum

7. Dialogue
In an effort to encourage and continue information exchange, Forum attendees are encouraged to highlight any major activity which has occurred since the last meeting.