NJ TRANSIT TO CONDUCT FOURTH PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT WEBINAR ON DRAFT SUSTAINABILITY PLAN
June 20th Virtual Meeting to Gather Additional Public Input on Draft Sustainability Plan
June 15, 2023
NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT continues to advance the creation of its first ever Sustainability Plan by hosting a fourth webinar to accept additional public input on the recently released Draft Sustainability Plan. The webinar, which is open to the public, will take place on June 20th from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM and seeks to gather feedback and share key points of the recently released Draft Sustainability Plan.
As highlighted in NJT2030: A 10-Year Strategic Plan, NJ TRANSIT’s first ever Sustainability Plan aims to build upon NJ TRANSIT’s existing sustainability programs, aligned with Governor Murphy’s clean energy goals, while supporting the agency’s commitment to a clean energy future and guiding the ongoing transformation of NJ TRANSIT as a sustainability leader. Specific themes addressed by the plan include Water, Mobility & Accessibility, Energy, Air Quality, Waste, Community Engagement and Climate Resilience.
The public comment period for the Draft Sustainability Plan, which opened on June 1st, will remain open until July 7, 2023. To view the draft and offer comments on the plan, the public can visit njtransit.com/sustainabilityplan and submit comments in writing – or leave a comment via voicemail in English or Spanish by calling (862) 236-1750. Information and recordings from the first three public webinars – held on March 23rd, August 4th, and December 13th, 2022 – can also be found at njtransit.com/sustainabilityplan.
For more information on NJ TRANSIT’s Sustainability Plan, please visit njtransit.com/sustainability.
About NJ TRANSIT
NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 925,000 weekday trips on 253 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 166 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.