Central Jersey Transportation Forum

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
1:00 pm

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


1. Welcome & Introductions


2. How the Forum Can Help with Adequate, Stable Transportation Funding

  1. Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Chair of Transportation and Special Authorities Committee, will address progress on reworking the State Transportation Trust Fund and opportunities to help reach a positive outcome
  2. Where we are: Forum survey results, status of major proposed development projects in Central Jersey, status of recommended projects from the Route 1 Regional Growth Strategy (including Bus Rapid Transit)
  3. How does the Forum want to engage on ensuring adequate, stable, dedicated funding for transportation? - Possible VOTE on letter of support

3. Transit Updates

  1. Route 655 bus ridership and potential Route 656 bus on CR 571 – Tom Marchwinski, NJ Transit
  2. NJ Transit FEMA grant award projects – Tom Marchwinski
  3. Amazon shuttle project – Cheryl Kastrenakes, Greater Mercer TMA

4. Together North Jersey Update

Development of Strategies & Implementation Plan – Mary K. Murphy, NJTPA

5. Action Items

  1. Approval of summary of May 20th, 2014 meeting – VOTE
  2. Smart Growth Road Show update

6. Brief Updates & Dialogue

  1. Five Mayors’ Coalition & Penns Neck Status – Pat Ward, West Windsor Township Community Development Department
  2. Introduction to Middlesex County Transportation Plan – Tony Gambilonghi, Middlesex County Planning Board
  3. Activity at the Mercer Airport – Matt Lawson, Mercer County Planning Division
  4. Offer of technical assistance for implementing new non-contiguous parcel cluster bylaw regulations
  5. Other, as time permits