Learn about municipal mobility solutions and community options 

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – The Monmouth County Transportation Council, an advisory group to the Monmouth County Planning Board, is hosting its Transportation Summit on Tuesday, May 15 at the Young Auditorium in Bey Hall, Monmouth University. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

“This annual transportation summit helps Monmouth County residents, elected officials, planners and engineers find solutions to the transportation issues faced by our communities,” Freeholder Director John P. Curley said. “This year’s program will review common municipal transportation challenges and present some real success stories. The speakers will discuss both the strategies and the processes necessary to make changes.”

“By taking advantage of the strategies covered at the summit, municipal leaders will be maximizing our residents’ opportunities to enjoy one of Monmouth County’s strongest facets – our burgeoning transportation network,” said Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, who also sits on the Planning Board. “The summit will clarify process so that it can be understood and implemented at the municipal level.”

Monmouth County’s municipalities are working together to solve their shared transportation problems,” said Freeholder Deputy Director Thomas A. Arnone, an alternate on the Planning Board. “Sharing knowledge as well as resources will help our towns as well as the county answer some of our most pressing transportation needs.”

Guest speakers include: Freeholder Director Curley; David Behrend, Communications and Government Affairs Director for the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority; Nora Shepard, Regional Safe Routes to School Coordinator at Meadowlink Transportation Management Authority; Montclair Mayor Jerry Fried, and Daria Jakimowska, Monmouth County Division of Engineering. 

For additional information, please contact Anthony Gamallo, Monmouth County Planning Board, at 732-866-3645.