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Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod


Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released two (2) documents for a 21-day public review and comment period. Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments.

In accordance with the Public Participation Process developed by the Cape Cod MPO, Cape Cod Commission is making the DRAFT FFY 2019-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the DRAFT FFY 2019 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) available for public review and comment. The TIP serves as a prioritized listing of roadway, bridge, and transit projects proposed for implementation during the next five (5) federal fiscal years. The UPWP describes all significant transportation planning activities planned on Cape Cod over the twelve (12) month period. The critical freight corridor designation allows for access to a new federal funding program on these designated roadways. Copies of these documents are available for review at the Cape Cod Commission Offices (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), at http://www.capecodcommission.org/mpo, and/or upon request. A public meeting of the Cape Cod MPO is scheduled for May 21, 2018 at 1 PM to hear additional public comments and consider endorsement of these documents. This meeting will be held at the Cape Cod Commission Office at 3325 Main Street (Route 6A) Barnstable, MA 02631. Transit service is available on the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority’s Barnstable Villager Route (Barnstable Village-Courthouse stop). Please contact Steven Tupper at 508-362-3828 for further information. Comments on this TIP or UPWP may be sent via mail, hand delivered, by facsimile, or via e-mail, by May 14, 2018, as follows: Mailed or dropped off:

                  Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program
                  Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager
                  3225 Main Street (Route 6A) | PO Box 226
                  Barnstable MA  02630-0226

Sent by facsimile to the attention of Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager, FAX:  508-362-3136 Electronic mail “email”—please put “TIP” or “UPWP” in the subject line and send to: stupper@capecodcommission.org

Outreach Schedule

Cape Cod MPO staff will also be available to accept comments in person at the following public outreach events:

Cape Cod TIP Outreach Schedule
Town Location Date Time
Falmouth Shining Sea Bikeway (north of Locust St crossing) Thursday, May 3 2-3 p.m.
Barnstable Hyannis Transportation Center Thursday, May 10 9-10 a.m.
Provincetown Commercial Street (in front of Town Hall) Thursday, May 10 3-4 p.m.
Orleans Cape Cod Rail Trail at Main Street Monday, May 14 3-4 p.m.
Dennis Cape Cod Rail Trail at Route 134 Tuesday, May 15 3-4 p.m.
Bourne Cape Cod Canal Bike Path (adjacent to Buzzards Bay Train Station) Wednesday, May 16 3-4 p.m.
Barnstable Hyannis Transportation Center Thursday, May 17 5-6 p.m.
Barnstable* Hyannis Transportation Center Thursday, May 17 6:30 p.m.
Barnstable Hyannis Transportation Center Friday, May 18 8-9 a.m.

*Massachusetts Department of Transportation Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) meeting. More information available at:https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2018/04/20/CIPPubMeetings.pdf


This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (including but not limited to interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats, such as audio tapes, Braille and large print, as available). For accommodations or language assistance please contact the Cape Cod MPO by phone: (508) 362-3828, fax (508) 362-3136, Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), dial 711 or email   frontdesk@capecodcommission.org. Title VI Notice of Nondiscrimination: The Cape Cod MPO complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related federal and state statutes and regulations. It is the policy of the Cape Cod MPO to ensure that no person or group of persons shall on the grounds of Title VI protected categories, including race, color, national origin, or under additional federal and state protected categories including sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, ancestry, veteran's status (including Vietnam-era veterans), or background, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity administered by the Cape Cod MPO. To request additional information about this commitment, or to file a complaint under Title VI or a related nondiscrimination provision, please contact the MPO’s Title VI Coordinator by phone at (508)362-3828, Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), dial 711, fax (508) 362-3136 or by e-mail at mhevenor@capecodcommission.org. If this information is needed in another language, please contact the MPO’s Title VI Coordinator by phone at (508)362-3828. Caso estas informações sejam necessárias em outro idioma, por favor, contate o Coordenador de Título VI da MPO pelo telefone 508-744-1299. The public discussion of the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) at CCJTC, MPO, and transportation meetings satisfies the Program of Projects (POP) public hearing requirements of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

POSTED: April 26, 2018

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