Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Mtg. Oct. 30

Posted on October 25, 2017

Elected officials, transportation professionals and the public are invited to the next meeting of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC) on Monday, Oct. 30.

The featured speaker will be Westfield Realtor Mary Ellen O’Boyle, who will discuss the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) trend and its economic and other impacts on Main Street and downtowns with rail stations on the Raritan Valley Line.

RVRC Chairman Peter Palmer will present highlights from the September 2017 quarterly one-seat ride meeting with NJ Transit. He also will update the membership on progress of the Trans-Hudson Tunnel Project, Gateway Project, Penn Station capacity improvements, the Hunter Flyover, Lehigh Line triple-tracking and construction at the Roselle Park and Cranford train stations.

The Oct. 30 meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Town of Westfield Council Chambers located in the municipal building at 425 E. Broad St. Parking is available behind and on the sides of the municipal building.

The building is a short walk from the NJ Transit Town of Westfield Rail Station and from NJ Transit bus routes.  For NJ Transit bus and rail schedule and fare information, call (973) 275-5555 or visit www.njtransit.com

For questions, driving directions or more information, contact the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition at (908) 541-5773, by fax at (908) 707-1749 or by e-mail at rvrc@co.somerset.nj.us

Source: Raritan Valley Rail Coalition