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AGENDA: Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1 p.m. 09/17/2018

 

POSTED: September 11, 2018, 4:25 PM

 

Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization 

Public Meeting Agenda 

  • Date/Time: Monday, September 17, 2018 @ 1:00 PM 
  • Place: Cape Cod Commission Conference Room, 3225 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630 

Call to order 

Potential approval of the DRAFT minutes of August 20, 2018 

Public Comment 

2020 Cape Cod Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Development: The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) establishes long-range vision and goals, identifies major projects, studies, and programs for Cape Cod over the next 20-25 years. Cape Cod Commission staff will present a status update on highway regional target projects identified in the current (2016) RTP and highlight major transit planning efforts completed since the adoption of the current (2016) RTP. Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization members may discuss the development of the 2020 RTP. — Lev Malakhoff, Cape Cod Commission Senior Transportation Engineer 

2018 Regional Policy Plan Development: The Regional Policy Plan (RPP) establishes a coherent set of goals, policies, and standards to guide planning and development on Cape Cod in a way that will protect its resources. Cape Cod Commission is in the process of developing the 2018 update to the RPP. Staff will highlight the relationship between the 2018 RPP and the 2020 Regional Transportation Plan. Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization members may ask questions and discuss the presentation with staff. – Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

System Performance Measures: Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) staff will give an overview of the system performance measures, including reliability, congestion, and emissions measures. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) is required to adopt statewide system reliability performance targets for interstate and non-interstate roadways on the National Highway System or to establish its own. System Performance Measures are part of the overall Transportation Performance Management program, which the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) defines as a strategic approach that uses system information to make investment and policy decision to achieve national performance goals. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization may vote to adopt statewide system reliability performance targets, as described by MassDOT staff, or to establish its own. – MassDOT Staff 

Reports – Massachusetts Department of Transportation: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) staff will discuss with members the status of the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) projects. The TIP is a recommended list of transportation projects to be advertised and eventually constructed using MassDOT, Federal Highway Administration and/or Federal Transit Administration funding. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization members may ask questions and discuss the TIP projects. – MassDOT Staff 

Reports – Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority: Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) staff will report on recent and upcoming transportation initiatives involving the CCRTA. – CCRTA Staff 

Reports – Cape Cod Commission: Cape Cod Commission staff will report on recent and upcoming transportation initiatives across Cape Cod. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager 

Adjourn 

 


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). 

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