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Available for review: Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) for Long Slip Project

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and NJ TRANSIT have prepared a Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and Section 4(f) De Minimis Finding for NJ TRANSIT’s Long Slip Fill and Rail Enhancement Project. The Supplemental EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and concludes that the project will not result in significant adverse social, economic or environmental impacts.  The Section 4(f) De Minimis Finding was prepared in accordance with Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation...

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NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM Final Scoping Document Available

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The Final Scoping Document for the NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM is now available. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and NJ TRANSIT are preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM in accordance with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and FTA regulations. The project, a first-of-its kind microgrid, is designed to provide highly reliable power to a core segment of NJ TRANSIT’S critical transportation services and infrastructure during power outages of the commercial electric...

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FTA Issues FONSI for Delco Lead Storage and Inspection Facility

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)  for NJ TRANSIT’s Delco Lead Storage and Inspection Facility. The FONSI, issued on February 17, 2016, followed FTA’s review of the December 2015 Environmental Assessment / Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation for the project, which was prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 4(f) of the U.S. DOT Act. The Delco Lead Storage and Inspection Facility project is designed to enhance the efficiency and reliability of...

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NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM PUBLIC SCOPING MEETING

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Notice of Public Scoping Meeting/Information Session and Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for an approximate 104 MW natural gas-fired electric power generating plant in Hudson County, New Jersey. New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT), in cooperation with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), is conducting a Public Scoping Meeting/Information Session for the NJ TRANSITGRID TRACTION POWER SYSTEM in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and FTA’s regulations and guidance for...

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NJIT Student Studio on Hoboken Terminal Resilience

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In November 2015, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Architecture and Design students presented the results of a year-long collaborative effort with NJ TRANSIT’s Capital Planning and Programs Department to make the Hoboken Terminal and its operations more resilient. Working with NJ TRANSIT architects and engineers, students studied building materials, landscaping, and other resilient design techniques that were both creative and holistic and addressed the need to harden infrastructure against future weather events while preserving the...

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Delco Lead Environmental Assessment Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation is Available for Public Review

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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 for the Delco Lead Train Safe Haven Service and Inspection Facility. The project includes construction of a service and inspection facility and storage tracks for ten 12-car trains in County Yard, an existing railroad property adjacent to the Northeast Corridor in New Brunswick, NJ. It also includes improvements to the Delco Lead, which is adjacent to both the County Yard...

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Announcing NJTRANSIT Resilience Program.com

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This website was established to keep the public informed and encourage their input on the NJ TRANSIT Resilience Program. Here you will find project information, including overviews, documents and announcements, as well as forms for the public and other stakeholders to submit comments.

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Public Information Session Held on Delco Lead Storage and Inspection Facility

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As part of the Environmental Review process for the Delco Lead Storage and Inspection Facility project, a Public Information Session was held on April 16, 2015, in the New Brunswick City Hall. With NJ Transit staff available to answer questions, the session provided an opportunity for the public to gain information on the project.

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NJ TRANSIT Receives $1.276 Billion in Resiliency Funding

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced on September 17, 2014, that NJ TRANSIT will receive $1.276 billion in federal funds to support five projects designed to increase system-wide transportation resiliency and strengthen NJ TRANSIT’s infrastructure. The funding was awarded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Read more.

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