Plans & Studies

This page contains information about studies of the Morris Canal right of way conducted by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) and other Morris Canal Working Group stakeholders.

Also included for reference are links to a selection of studies and plans conducted by various organizations that are related to the canal, but are not primarily focused on the greenway project.

For more information on these projects, contact Ted Ritter at the NJTPA at or (973) 639-8447.

NJTPA Projects

Morris Canal Greenway Study

This study, initiated in spring 2017, will analyze the path of the historic Morris Canal and identify ways to create a pedestrian and bicycle greenway incorporating remnants of the canal infrastructure and following the original route as closely as possible. Visit the study page to learn more.

Other Planning Studies

The NJTPA also provided grant funding for two planning studies, in Warren County and Jersey City, through its Subregional Studies Program. They are:

Stakeholder Projects

The following plans and studies were prepared by Morris Canal Greenway stakeholders:

Related Plans & Studies