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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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Raritan River Bridge Replacement EA / Section 4(f) Evaluation Under FTA Review

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) prepared an Evaluation and Appendices or the Raritan River Bridge Replacement which was made available for review on June 14, 2017. A public comment period on the EA/Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation ran from June 14, 2017 to July 14, 2017. (The document can be viewed here with its appendices here.) The document was prepared in accordance the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, Section 106, of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966,...

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Environmental Assessment/Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation for Raritan River Bridge Replacement

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) have prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation and Appendices for the Raritan River Bridge Replacement. The document has been prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, Section 106, of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966, and all applicable regulations including: Council on Environmental Quality regulations...

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FONSI issued for NJ TRANSIT Long Slip Fill and Rail Enhancement Project

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for NJ TRANSIT’s Long Slip and Rail Enhancement Project. The FONSI, issued on October 20, 2016, followed FTA’s review of the June 2016 Supplemental Environmental Assessment (Supplemental EA) for the project, which was prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of the U.S. DOT Act. A FONSI is issued when a determination is made that a project or action will have no significant effect on the environment. The Long Slip...

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Raritan River Bridge Replacement Project Public Information Sessions

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NJ TRANSIT in cooperation with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is holding Public Information Sessions on the Raritan River Bridge Replacement Project. The sessions are being held in two locations: Perth Amboy, NJ: Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center Community Room 1 Olive Street Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 Tuesday, September 20, 2016 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm South Amboy, NJ: City of South Amboy, City Hall South Amboy Council Chambers 140 North Broadway South Amboy, NJ 08879 Tuesday, September 27, 2016 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm NJ TRANSIT...

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