John C. Jennings, AICP, NJ PP, CPM (Certified Public Manager) has formed Proactive Transportation and Planning for all your transit needs, bike/pedestrian projects, Safe Routes to Schools, access management, context senstive design, and growing green projects and planning. He will provide expert testimony before planning and zoning boards and coordinate with many public agencies. public officials, attorneys, and developers throughout New Jersey and the Tri-State area.

John recently had 6-months experience with the Federal Emergency Management Agency working on Hurricane Sandy NJ Disaster Relief. The experience developed a deep sense of purpose and empathy for the people unexpectedly devastated and hurt by the ravages of nature. Numerous aid programs are available to help families and businesses to recover from the suffering and damages incurred. Governments and organizations need to  focus efforts on mitigation and building infrastructure more resilient to prevent future weather related problems. Active coalitions of intelligent caring professionals, families, communities, and leaders have made and continue to make strides knowing that patterns of development and better planning are essential pieces of the solution.


John has specialized in developing the State Access Management Code, the Transportation Enhancements Program. These programs streamlined the project delivery process and encouraged staff to take ownership in the projects and programs that they were responsible for working on. Transportation is vital to the economy and our quality of life.

John has mixed 6 years of consultant work in developing Master Plans, Circulation Elements, Safe Routes to Schools, and development approvals along with a distinguished career in State service.

John has a strong interest in improving the quality of the environment and life for the residents, businesses, and visitors to New Jersey. John is a founding member of the Freehold Area Running Club associated with the Road Runners Club of Ameica serving as an officer, Race Director and honored as an inductee to the Foyer of Distinction. John is a long time golfer and bowler. He has obtained the USBC (United States Bowling Congress) Bronze Level instructor and coaching level. 




Please contact John Jennings at or at 908-692-4097.