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    The Reporter, Newsletter of the Cape Cod Commission

    The Cape Cod Commission REPORTER is updated regularly on-line. Email subscriptions are available here, or by contacting info@capecodcommission.org.


    Regional Transportation Plan update under way

    The Cape Cod Regional Transportation plan is one of four regional planning documents prepared and administered by and through the  Cape Cod Commission.

    Canal Area Study meetings expected late fall

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is conducting a study to identify transportation issue areas and needs in the towns of Bourne and Sandwich around the bridges.

    Route 6 Interchanges to be evaluated for improvements

    The Cape Cod Commission is in the process of evaluating the interchanges along Route 6 and identifying potential alternatives to improve safety

    Overview of the Region’s Major Transportation Plans

    Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Cape Cod Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)

    Newly collected Mashpee Rotary data being analyzed

    The Cape Cod Commission, under a contract from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), will conduct a transportation planning study of the Mashpee Rotary. The study seeks to identify safe and convenient alternatives within the study area for all users of the roadway system including pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. The study area consists of the […]

    Other Transportation Projects

    Healthy Transportation: a look at the region’s sidewalks Commission staff is working on regional mapping tool to assess walkability in neighborhoods and identify areas where providing bicycle and/or pedestrian improvement would expand healthy transportation options and improve safety. The tool will assist in the prioritizing of future investments. Brewster Beach Shuttle Concept To assist the […]

    October Regulatory Update

    Commission logo-regulatory statusHerring River Restoration Project Towns of Wellfleet and Truro The purpose of the project is to restore habitat in and re-establish tidal flow to the 1,100 ac. +/- Herring River estuary and floodplain system.  The project received its final MEPA certificate on 7/15/16, which effectively referred the project to the Cape Cod Commission as a […]

    Commission lead partner on $400K Watershed Grant

    On September 24th Restore America’s Estuaries awarded a $400,000 2018 Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Watershed Grant to the Cape Cod Commission and its partner’s the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, Center for Coastal Studies, UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology, Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.  

    Regional Policy Plan Public Meetings to Take Place in October

    The draft of the Cape Cod Commission’s Regional Policy Plan (RPP) public comment period began on September 20, 2018

    Study to look at value of Cape harbors

    The working harbors of Cape Cod are some of the region’s most vibrant and important cultural, economic and recreational resources.


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