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AGENDA: Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1 p.m., 11/19/2018

 

POSTED: November 13, 2018, 9:40 AM

REVISED: November 15, 2018, 11:50 AM

Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization

Public Meeting Agenda 

Date/Time:    Monday, November 19, 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 Monday, October 15, 2018

Public Comment

Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2019-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment #1: The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a recommended list of transportation projects to be advertised and eventually constructed using Massachusetts Department of Transportation (“MassDOT”), Federal Highway and Federal Transit Administration funding. Cape Cod Commission staff will describe a proposed Amendment #1 to the 2019-2023 Transportation Improvement Program, which adds additional funding to the Truro Route 6 Phase 2 Bicycle Accommodation project (South Highland Road to South Hollow Road). The project is currently funded at $1,255,943 in FFY2018. Amendment #1 would add $329,625 of funding in FFY2019 for a total funding amount of $1,585,568. Draft Amendment #1 is available on Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) webpage at www.capecodcommission.org/ccmpo/meetingnotices. The CCMPO may vote to release for public comment Amendment #1 to the 2019-2023 TIP as described by Cape Cod Commission staff. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

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. Population projects are one element of the plan that helps to information long-range transportation planning decisions. Cape Cod Commission staff will present population projections prepared by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for use by Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) across the state along with an alternate population projection developed a part of a recent Regional Housing Market Analysis for Cape Cod. Information on the Cape Cod Regional Housing Market Analysis can be found at www.capecodcommission.org/housing. Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization members may discuss the development of the 2020 RTP. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

Complete Streets Funding Program Implementation on Cape Cod: Cape Cod Commission staff will discuss progress the Cape Cod towns are making relative to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Complete Streets Funding Program. Cape Cod Commission staff will discuss the recently completed Eastham Complete Streets Prioritization Plan prepared for the Town of Eastham and next steps for assessing funding through the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Complete Streets Program. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization members may ask questions. — Lev Malakhoff, Cape Cod Commission Senior Transportation Engineer

Moving Together Conference Highlights: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Moving Together Conference is the statewide annual transportation conference highlighting current pedestrian, bicycle and public transportation topics. Cape Cod Commission staff joined over 900 attendees representing diverse interests from the public, academic and private sectors at his year’s conference held on November 1, 2018. Cape Cod Commission staff will discuss staff participation in the conference and highlight resources and grant opportunities announced at the conference that could benefit Cape Cod communities. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

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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