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Transportation Planning

  • Rutgers University-Newark & NJ TRANSIT TDM Partnership
    Andrea Lubin and Pippa Woods, 60 pages. A final memorandum prepared for Rutgers University-Newark. March 2007. Final Report
  • Northeast Corridor Action Plan: A Call for a New Federal-State Partnership
    Martin E. Robins, 36 pages. A report prepared with Hamilton, Rabinovitz & Alschuler, Inc. for the Newark Regional Business Partnership. November 2006.
    Final Report | Press Release
  • The New Jersey Trucking Baseline Report: A Reality Check
    Martin E. Robins and Anne Strauss-Wieder, 38 pages. A paper prepared for The New Jersey Motor Truck Association, October 2007. Final Report
  • Informed Intuition: Discussion Paper for Newark's Transit Future
    Martin E. Robins and PBF Consulting, 35 pages. A report prepared for NJ TRANSIT and the City of Newark. February 2008. Final Report
  • Georges Road Gateway Planning Project
    VTC staff and a student project team, 61 pages. Prepared for Radha Jagannathan, Ph.D., and Michael J. Camasso, Ph.D. September 2006. Final Report
  • An Assessment of Rail Freight Service Within the International Intermodal Transportation Center
    35 Pages. A report prepared with A. Strauss-Wieder, Inc., and the New Jersey Institute of Technology for the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and the New Jersey Department of Transportation, May 2004. Final Report
  • Office of Strategic Policy and Planning, New Jersey Turnpike Authority
    18 Pages. Presented To The New Jersey Turnpike Authority, January 2004. Final Report
  • Regional Intergovernmental Transportation Coordinating Study Commission
    13 Pages. Presented to the New Jersey Legislature, October 2000.
    The Role of Amtrak's Intercity Passenger Rail Services in New Jersey
    Martin E. Robins, 24 Pages. A Report Funded by The J.C. Kellogg Foundation, June, 2004. Final Report
  • Amtrak and New Jersey
    The J.C. Kellogg Foundation engaged VTC to explore the importance of Amtrak and the Northeast Corridor to New Jersey, and how Amtrak restructuring proposals before Congress could affect the state. Final Report
  • Before-After Evaluation of NJDOT Bypass Projects
    VTC is conducting case-study research to review the traffic, circulation, economic and community impacts of state highway bypass projects. (Client: NJDOT) Final Report
  • Camden County Travel Management Coordination Center (TMCC)
    VTC assisted the Camden County Workforce Investment Board (WIB), in conjunction with its local United We Ride planning effort, in developing a Travel Management Coordination Center (TMCC) to improve the delivery of community transportation services through a comprehensive, technology-driven brokerage model. The TMCC creates access for all transportation-disadvantaged consumers in Camden County to all local and regional modes of transportation, including local fixed and flexible routes, as well as local demand-response services. The study was one of eight national demonstration projects funded by the Federal Transit Administration to demonstrate how technology can be used to simplify and coordinate the human service transportation system for users and providers. (Client: Federal Transit Administration) Camden County TMCC
  • Essex County Community Transportation Planning: A Situational Analysis
    This study examined the history of community transportation planning process and implementation of welfare-to-work transportation services in Essex County. Research tasks included a national literature review for “best practices,” a review of New Jersey statewide community transportation planning initiatives and a series of key informant interviews to ascertain the current state of planning and implementation in Essex County. (Client: New Jersey Institute for Social Justice)
  • Regional Intergovernmental Transportation Coordinating Study Commission (RITCSC) Technical Support and Follow-up
    VTC served as secretariat to the commission which investigated the implementation history of the Transportation Development District Act of 1989 and methods for improving coordination of land use and transportation planning at all levels of government. (Client: NJDOT) Final Report


Land Use and Transit Oriented Development

  • Land Development at Selected Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Stations
    Martin E. Robins and Jan Wells, 49 pages. A report prepared for NJ TRANSIT. April 2008. Final Report
  • Camden County Smart Growth Transit Analysis
    22 Pages. A report prepared for the Senator Walter Rand Institute, the City of Camden, The Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Greater Camden Partnership, December 2002. Final Report
  • Flexible Design Of New Jersey's Main Streets
    Reid Ewing, Michael King. Final Report
  • The Greater New Brunswick Area Corridor Study
    Urbitran Associates, Inc., 78 Pages. A report prepared for the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center and Middlesex County, NJ, June 2001. Final Report
  • I-287 Mobility Report
    148 Pages, June 2005. Final Report
  • Scoring Formula For New Jersey's Main Streets
    Reid Ewing, Michael King, Sophie Hartshorn, 67 Pages. A report prepared for the NJ Department of Transportation, March 2003. Final Report
  • Socioeconomics of Urban Travel: Evidence From The 2001 NHTS
    John Pucher, John Renne, 30 Pages. The Fourth in a Series of Articles for Transportation Quarterly. Summer 2003. Final Report
  • Traffic Calming Evaluation and Monitoring: Plainsboro Township, NJ
    Michael King, Jon Carnegie, Reid Ewing, Joshua Schneider, 28 pages. A report prepared for Keep Middlesex Moving, Inc., April 2002. Final Report
  • Urban-Rural Differences in Mobility and Mode Choice: Evidence from the 2001 NHTS
    John Pucher, John Renne, 23 Pages. April 2004. Final Report
  • The Impacts of Office Location on the Commute Experience of New Jersey Workers
    This study examined the effects of NJ office locations on personal transportation experiences and the transportation network. (Client: NJDOT)
  • Also see Transit-Oriented Development


Motor Vehicle Licensing Policy


Bicycle & Pedestrian Mobility and Safety


Transportation Security & Evacuation


Transportation Equity

  • Regional Travel Concierge Initiative: Phase I Planning
    Andrea Lubin, 33 pages. A report prepared for the Henry H. Kessler Foundation. February 2007. Final Report
  • NJ Division of Disability Services Five-Year Transportation Plan
    This study involved national literature and best practice research, spatial analysis, and consumer survey work to support the development of a five-year action plan for the NJ Division of Disability Services to address transportation barriers to work for individuals with disabilities working in or desiring to work in the competitive workplace. (Client: NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services)
    Final Report, Executive Summary
    Full Final Report | Word version
    Meeting the Employment Transportation Needs of People with Disabilities in New Jersey
    Executive Summary |Full Report | Word format
  • Five-Year Transportation Plan for the New Jersey Division of Disability Services: Phase I Findings
    45 Pages. A report prepared for the New Jersey Department of Human Services, August 2002. Final Report
  • Safe Mobility At Any Age: Summary Proceedings and Final Report
    Safe Mobility Resource Page


Transportation & Environment


Transportation Finance & Economics

  • Principles for a U.S. Public Freight Agenda in a Global Economy
    Martin E. Robins and Anne Strauss-Wieder, 28 pages. A paper prepared for The Brookings Institution Series on Transportation Reform. January 2006. Article
  • Freight Movement as an Economic Indicator for New Jersey
    Martin E. Robins, Pippa Woods with Kaan Osbay, PhD, Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, and Nancy Mantell, Director, Rutgers Economic Advisory Service, 40 pages. Prepared for University Transportation Research Center, Region II, March 2008. Final Report
  • Bi-State Interdependence Symposium: The Economy and Transportation
    Summary Proceedings, 19 Pages. Summary of a joint symposium held at New York University by the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center and the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, May 2003. Final Report
  • Bridge to Nowhere
    Martin E. Robins, 6 pages. An article published in New Jersey Reporter, November 1999. Final Report
  • Blue Ribbon Commission Report: Recommendations for Ensuring a Strong Transportation Network for the 21st Century
    Blue Ribbon Transportation Commission, 51 pages. Presented to Governor James E. McGreevey and the New Jersey Legislature, November 2003. Final Report
  • Putting the Trust Back in the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (Executive Summary)
    Regional Plan Association, 8 pages. VTC and the Bloustein School served as sub-consultants on this followup report to the Blue Ribbon Transportation Commission, July 2005. Final Report
  • Reform, Revenue, Results: How to Save New Jersey's Transportation System
    Regional Plan Association, 16 pages. VTC and the Bloustein School served as sub-consultants to this second of two reports on New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund, November 2005. Final Report
  • The Crisis in State Transportation Finance: Lessons Learned from the New Jersey Experience
    Martin E. Robins, 11 pages. An article published in The Journal of Transportation Law, Logistics & Policy, October 2004. Final Report
  • Fuel Price Adjustment Techniques: A Review of Industry Practice
    24 Pages. A Report Prepared for the Monmouth County (NJ) Department of Human Services, September 2004. Final Report
  • On the Road Again... But to Where? Transportation Proposals Only Delay Day of Reckoning
    Martin E. Robins, 12 pages. An analysis published by New Jersey Policy Perspective, June 2000. Final Report
  • A Recent History of NJ Transit's Operations and Capital Budgeting: Too Many Objectives, Too Few Resources, No Accountability
    Martin E. Robins, Neil A. Denno, 38 pages. A report prepared for the J.C. Kellogg Foundation, November 2001. Final Report
  • The Trend of Transit Labor Costs: 1982-97
    Neil A. Denno, Martin E. Robins, 20 pages. A report prepared for the American Public Transit Institute, September 2000. Final Report
  • The Value of Freight to the State of New Jersey
    42 Pages. A report prepared with A. Strauss-Wieder, Inc. For the New Jersey Department of Transportation, February 2001. Final Report
  • Evaluation of NJ Turnpike and Port Authority Variable Pricing
    In partnership with City University of New York (CUNY), VTC conducted research on the effectiveness of variable pricing initiatives implemented in the tri-state region. (Client: CUNY)

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