Central Jersey Transportation Forum

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Please join us 15 minutes before the meeting for cake to recognize the 15th anniversary of people working together as the Forum

Hillsborough Municipal Building
379 S. Branch Rd
Hillsborough, NJ 08844


1. Welcome & Introductions


2. Action Items

  1. Adoption of summary of March 5th meeting (VOTE)
  2. Support for improving communication about transportation during major events following the March 5th meeting discussion (potential VOTE)
  3. Rt. 1 Regional Growth Strategy (Rt1RGS) Action Team update and letters for consideration by the Forum on two bills (VOTE) – Tov Vigna, Chair
  4. Transit Action Team update – Jack Kanarek, Chair

3. Northeast Corridor (NEC) High-Speed Rail Plan

  1. Federal Railroad Administration’s NEC FUTURE Program, a long-term vision for integrated passenger rail transportation in the NEC from Washington, D.C. to Boston, Massachusetts – Rebecca Reyes-Alicea, FRA & Ruby Siegel, AECOM
  2. New Jersey Transit Impacts – Tom Marchwinski, NJ Transit

4. Together North Jersey Overview & Interactive Polling Exercise

Zenobia Fields, NJTPA

5. Transit

  1. NJ Transit Route 1 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) update and related projects – Tom Marchwinski, NJ Transit
  2. Job Access Mobility Program and update about Amazon project – Chad Dixson, Greater Mercer Transportation Management Association (Greater Mercer TMA)

6. Brief Status of Rt. 1 Improvements

Hon. Shing-Fu Hsueh, Mayor of West Windsor

7. A Municipality’s Experience with Smart Growth (new standing item)

Working with Hillsborough on the Rt1RGS resolution (which they adopted) highlighted their innovative efforts. Hillsborough staff member David Kois will share products that may be of interest to other municipalities and lessons learned.

8. Brief Updates & Dialogue