Central Jersey Transportation Forum

Friday, November 30, 2001
9:00 AM

Bristol-Myers Squibb Hopewell Facility
311 Pennington-Rocky Hill Road
Pennington,, NJ


1.   Introduction of Attendees and Two Minute Reports

Committee members will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and highlight major activities that occurred since the last meeting.

2. Summary of September''s Meeting Highlights

Approval of the highlights of September 7, 2001 meeting

3. Effects of September 11 Attacks on the Region''s Economy

In the wake of the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001 there have been changes in the economy. The effects are being felt in the region and the potential for future impact is considerable.
Jim Hughes - Dean, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University will make a presentation to the Forum on the effects of the attack on the state''s economy and what this means for the Central New Jersey region.

4. Managed Growth Scenario Results

The changes to the year 2020 traffic conditions resulting from the last modeling scenario, the "managed growth" future will be presented.

5. Scenario Overview

Over the past two years, in an attempt to understand the problem of east-west access in the region, six scenarios were tested and analyzed. A summary of the results of the scenario analysis will be presented, giving the Forum an opportunity to effectively compare the benefits of alternative transportation improvements.

6. Discussions of the key issues

To begin formulating an action plan, the Forum will revisit the key issues identified by the group and develop a consensus on the findings and lessons learned.

7. Next Steps

1. Directions (.pdf)