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MEETING: Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee, 8:30 a.m., 10/12/2018

 

POSTED: October 4, 2018, 3:53 PM

Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee Public Meeting Agenda

Date/Time:  Friday, October 12, 2018 @ 8:30 AM
Place: Cape Cod Commission Conference Room, 3225 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630

Call to Order

Potential approval of the DRAFT minutes of September 14, 2018 Public Comment

Dennis - Corridor and Streetscape Improvements on Main Street (Route 28), From Uncle Barneys Road to Old Main Street: Staff from the Town of Dennis and their consultant (VHB, Inc.) will give a presentation to the Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (CCJTC) on the possible improvement of Route 28 in Dennis from Uncle Barneys Road to Old Main Street. This project is the second phase of improvements on Route 28 in Dennis to address a lack of adequate bicycle and pedestrian accommodation. This project will be considered for future funding through the Cape Cod Transportation Improvement Program. The CCJTC may ask questions and discuss the potential project. — Tom Andrade, Town Engineer, Town of Dennis, Griffin Ryder, VHB, and Lori Aho, VHB.

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. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) may discuss the development of the 2020 RTP. — Lev Malakhoff, Cape Cod Commission Senior Transportation Engineer

Route 6 Interchange Study Update: Cape Cod Commission staff, under the Unified Planning Work Program, are in the process of conducting a study aimed at developing alternatives that will improve safety at the interchanges and along Route 6 on Cape Cod. The study specially looks at the potential for extending acceleration and declaration lanes for Route 6 exits 1C-12. The study also considers the potential for expanding paved shoulder on section of Route 6 between the Cape Cod Canal and the Orleans/Eastham Rotary. Preliminary alternatives will be presented along with an analysis of potential benefits and potential impacts. The CCJTC may ask questions and discuss the study. A public meeting on the study will be held later this year. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

Resilient Transportation Project Identification Tool Update: Cape Cod Commission staff, under the Unified Planning Work Program, have been working to develop an online tool that includes potential resilience projects that intersect with vulnerable transportation infrastructure. The tool will allow decision-makers to easily identify potential resilience projects that intersect planned transportation improvement projects. The tool can also assist with the prioritization of potential resilient transportation projects based on project’s anticipated ecological benefit, transportation vulnerability, and transportation criticality. Staff will present a draft version of the online tool. Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee members may ask questions and discuss the project. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

Massachusetts Department of Transportation Update: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) staff will present and discuss with members of the committee the status of MassDOT projects currently in the planning process including the Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2018-2022 and FFY 2019-2023 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. — MassDOT Staff

Reports: Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority and Cape Cod Commission staff will report on recent and upcoming activities that staff has participated in.

Adjourn


This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (JTC) 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 JTC 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 JTC 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 JTC 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 JTC. To request additional information about this commitment, or to file a complaint under Title VI or a related nondiscrimination provision, please contact the JTC’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 JTC’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 JTC pelo telefone 508-744-1299.The public discussion of the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) at CCJTC, JTC, and transportation meetings satisfies the Program of Projects (POP) public hearing requirements of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

 

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