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Federal Transit Administration Update

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An update by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) – the lead agency supporting the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process – to its Permitting Dashboard for federal projects to anticipate the issuance of a Record of Decision (ROD) or combined Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) / ROD by April 15, 2020. To read more, please click here.

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NJ TRANSITGRID Project Financial Advisor Update

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The selection of a qualified financial advisor, Piper Sandler & Co., to provide financial advisory services to NJ TRANSIT for the procurement and selection of providers of the NJ TRANSITGRID project, was authorized during the February 12, 2020 Board of Directors meeting held at NJ TRANSIT’s Newark Headquarters. To read more, please click here.

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Economic and Fiscal Impacts of NJ TRANSITGRID’s Construction and Operations

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To read more about the Rutgers University study on the economic impact of NJ TRANSITGRID, please click here.

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NJ TRANSIT Receives Final Permits to Move “Delco Lead” Rail Storage Project Forward

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NJ TRANSIT has secured the final environmental permits required to begin work on the Delco Lead Storage and Inspection Facility and County Yard Improvement Project as the Delaware & Raritan Canal Commission granted its approval. The D&R Canal approval is the last major environmental permit necessary for construction to begin on the secure storage facility that will be capable of storing 400 or more rail cars. To read the full Press Release, please click here.

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Federal Register, Notice of Availability

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) prepared a Notice of Availability (NOA) for the NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) which was published in the Federal Register by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on May 17, 2019 as EIS No. 20190104. The Federal Register can be viewed here. The NOA was prepared in accordance the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1506.10. About the NJ TRANSITGRID...

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NJ TRANSITGRID Draft Environmental Impact Statement

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM (the Project) which is available for public review as of May 20, 2019. A public comment period for the DEIS will run from May 20, 2019 to July 19, 2019.  The document can be viewed here. The document was prepared in accordance the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (42 United States Code [U.S.C.] 4321 et seq.), Section 106 of 23 Code of...

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NJ TRANSITGRID Energy Benefits Fact Sheet

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The NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM will protect commuters and the public from reliability issues and price instability, while mitigating congestion and improving air quality. A project benefits fact sheet can be viewed at the following links: NJ TRANSITGRID Energy Benefits Fact Sheet – English NJ TRANSITGRID Energy Benefits Fact Sheet – Spanish (Español) NJ TRANSITGRID Energy Benefits Fact Sheet – Haitian Creole (Kreyòl Ayisyen) About the NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM NJ TRANSIT proposes to design and construct the NJ TRANSITGRID...

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NJ TRANSITGRID Notice of Availability and Public Hearing

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New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT), in cooperation with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is conducting a Public Hearing for the NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM Project. The details for the Public Hearing can be viewed here.  The Spanish version can be viewed here.  The French Creole version can be viewed here. NJ TRANSITGRID Public Hearing – English NJ TRANSITGRID Public Hearing – Spanish (Español) NJ TRANSITGRID Public Hearing – French Creole (Kreyòl Ayisyen)

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NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM Agency and Public Coordination Plan

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) prepared an Agency and Public Coordination Plan for the NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM (the Project). The Agency and Public Coordination Plan, updated April 12, 2019, was prepared following FTA’s “Environmental Review Process Guidance” that addresses statutory requirements regarding the environmental review of FTA actions.  The document can be viewed here. The Agency and Public Coordination Plan was written and is periodically revised during the...

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FONSI issued for NJ TRANSIT Raritan River Bridge Replacement Project

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for NJ TRANSIT’s Raritan River Bride Replacement Project. The FONSI, issued on October 13, 2017, followed FTA’s review of the June 2017 Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation for the project, which was prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of the U.S. DOT. A FONSI is issued when a determination is made that a project or action will have no significant effect on the environment. Recognizing...

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