The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

on Monday, June 6, 2011 |

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) Announces For Public Review:

  • DRAFT DVRPC FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2012-2015 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP) FOR NEW JERSEY
      • DRAFT TRANSPORTATION CONFORMITY FINDING FOR:
  • DRAFT DVRPC FY 2012 TIP FOR NEW JERSEY
      • FY 2011 TIP FOR PENNSYLVANIA
The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) is seeking your input and will open a public comment period for the following documents: Draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2012-2015 Transportation Improvement Program for New Jersey (TIP); and the Draft Transportation Conformity finding of the Draft FY 2012 New Jersey TIP and the FY 2011 Pennsylvania TIP. The public comment period for the draft New Jersey TIP will open on June 3, 2011 and close at 5 p.m., July 5, 2011. The public comment period for the draft Transportation Conformity finding will open on June 21, 2011 and close at 5 p.m., July 20, 2011.

The TIP is the regionally agreed-upon list of priority transportation projects, as required by federal law. Transportation conformity is the process that ensures that plans and programs receiving federal aid are consistent with the region's air quality goals.

Please join us for a public meeting and information session on the Draft FY 2012 TIP for NJ and the Draft Transportation Conformity finding between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m. on:
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Cherry Hill Library
1100 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ

The meeting will be conducted jointly with the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) and also serve as an opportunity to comment on the Draft New Jersey Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), which is available at www.state.nj.us/transportation/capital/cpd/. The public comment period for the STIP will run for a minimum of 30 days, starting on June 3, 2011.

Copies of DVRPC's documents are available at www.dvrpc.org, in the DVRPC Resource Center (located at the address below) as well as in a number of regional libraries. The documents will also be available at the public meeting, and can be translated into an alternative format or language, if requested.

There is a new DVRPC public comment web tool that can be used to electronically submit public comments on the Draft 2012 TIP or TIP projects, or merely review or map the program and individual projects in an interactive way at www.dvrpc.org/TIP. Written comments and questions may be addressed to Plan/TIP/Conformity Comments, c/o DVRPC Public Affairs Office, 190 N. Independence Mall West, 8th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19106, e-mailed to tip-plan-comments@dvrpc.org or posted online at www.dvrpc.org/TIP.  

Comments for the Draft TIP must be received no later than 5 p.m. on July 5, 2011. Comments related to the Draft Transportion Conformity finding must be received no later than 5 p.m. on July 20, 2011.