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    Regional Transportation Plan (RTP)

    The Regional Transportation Plan, a long-range comprehensive plan, is the primary means by which federal and state funds are allocated to Cape Cod's transportation needs. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization, a collaboration of local, regional state and federal transportation officials, votes on this federally-required document, which is compiled and maintained by the transportation staff of the Cape Cod Commission.

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    Cape Cod 2020 Regional Transportation Plan Development

     

    The Regional Transportation Plan, a long-range comprehensive plan, is the primary means by which federal and state funds are allocated to the Cape's transportation needs. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), a collaboration of local, regional, state, and federal transportation officials, votes on this federally required document, which is compiled and maintained by the staff of the Cape Cod Commission. It is updated every four years.

    The Cape Cod MPO is expected to release the Cape Cod 2020 Regional Transportation Plan in early summer 2019 following review and consideration off public comments.  Public input is critical in the development of this document and the Cape Cod MPO encourages broad-based participation in the process.

    The Cape Cod MPO is expected to release the Cape Cod 2020 Regional Transportation Plan in early summer 2019 following review and consideration of public comments.  Public input is critical in the development of this document and the Cape Cod MPO encourages broad-based participation in the process.

    This webpage will include announcements of public meetings and workshops.

    This round of engagement will gather feedback to prioritize $1.1 billion in funding expected over the next 21 years. The meeting will include discussion of the recently-released Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study draft report. The draft report is available at: https://www.mass.gov/cape-cod-canal-transportation-study.

    A draft 2020 RTP can be found below.

    Cape Cod 2020 RTP Public Comment Release

    Draft Cape Cod 2020 Regional Transportation Plan (for Public Comment)

     

    Cape Cod 2020 RTP Next Steps

    Cape Cod MPO staff are in the process of revising the preliminary draft RTP and expects to present a revised draft to the Cape Cod MPO their public meeting scheduled for June 17, 2019 at 1 p.m. At this meeting, the Cape Cod MPO will consider release of a draft 2020 RTP for a 21-day public comment period.

    The Cape Cod MPO is expected to consider endorsement of the 2020 RTP its meeting scheduled for July 15, 2019 at 1 p.m.

    Cape Cod MPO meetings are held at the East Wing Conference Room, Old Jail Building, 3195 Main Street (Route 6A), Barnstable, MA  02630. Transit service is available on the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority’s Barnstable Villager Route (Barnstable Village-Courthouse stop). 


     

    2016-2040 Plan:

    Endorsed by Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization
    on July 20, 2015

     

    Main document:

    Appendices:

    For more information, see also the Transportation department page.

     

    Staff Contact

    If you have questions about past or current Regional Transportation Plans, please contact:

    Steven Tupper
    Transportation Program Manager
    Cape Cod Commission
    508-362-3828

     

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