County Paving Projects – May 13 Update
Morris County’s 2019 road resurfacing efforts continue. Milling and paving should start soon on South Morris Street in Dover, South Street in Morris Township, and South Salem Street in Dover, Randolph, and Victory Gardens. Pre-paving infrastructure work is underway on a section of Littleton Road in Parsippany, and on Comly Road/Ryerson Road in Lincoln Park and Pequannock. Read the county roads press release for more information.
NJ Transit Rail Service Changes – Starts June 17
Amtrak will be repairing and renewing two railroad interlockings at the east end of New York Penn Station requiring two tracks at NY Penn Station to be taken out of service. The work will affect service on several NJ Transit rail lines including the Montclair-Boonton and Morris & Essex Lines starting June 17. Read NJ Transit’s press release for details on the service changes.
TransOptions’ Bike to Work Challenge 2019
Registration is open to join TransOptions’ 2019 Bike to Work Challenge. The goal of this competition is to encourage commuters to use their bikes more often instead of cars. The Challenge will run from May 1 to May 31. See the Bike to Work Challenge webpage for more details.
NYS&W Bicycle & Pedestrian Path – Public Meetings on Final Design
The final design of the NYS&W Bicycle and Pedestrian Path will be presented at two public meetings in October in Pequannock and Wayne before the project moves on to its construction phase. The Path will be a 4.8-mile shared-use path starting at River Drive in Pequannock, near Route 23, connect to the township’s Aquatic Park, and extend into Wayne at Mt. View Boulevard, just a short distance from NJ Transit’s Mountain View train Station. See the NYS&W press release for meeting details.
New Morris County Circulation Element Adopted
On October 18, 2018, the Morris County Planning Board adopted its new Circulation Element of the Morris County Master Plan. This new 2018 Circulation Element provides a comprehensive review of current conditions and transportation trends, and presents strategies to address current and future transportation needs. It will serve as a guiding document for transportation planning and investment in Morris County for the next 25 years.
NJ Rideshare Website is Available to help Commuters
NJ Rideshare is a free website to help people living or working in New Jersey find more options to get to work. The website helps commuters find carpools or vanpools to join. It also identifies public transit and park & ride locations to help commuters travel to work. Visit www.NJRideshare.com to find out more information.
Street Smart Safety Campaign
Street Smart Safety Campaign is a public education and awareness campaign created and coordinated by the NJTPA in order to help encourage safer decisions by drivers and pedestrians. For more information, please visit the Street Smart website.