Annually, more than $2 billion in federal and state funding is invested in the northern and central New Jersey transportation system. This funding supports the construction of new highways, the resurfacing of roads, the rehabilitation of bridges, the acquisition of new transit equipment, the enhancement of goods movement facilities, creation of new shuttle bus routes and a host of other projects and programs.
However, with a large backlog of needed transportation improvements in the region and increasingly limited funding, the NJTPA faces difficult choices in selecting projects for implementation. Fortunately, the NJTPA has developed an effective process by which transportation improvements are planned and financed. This process is highlighted in this Projects & Programs section of the website which includes the following: