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AGENDA: Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee, 8:30 a.m., 01/11/2019

 

POSTED: January 3, 2019, 4:12 PM

REVISED: January 7, 2019, 3:20 PM

Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee Public Meeting Agenda

Date/Time:  Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 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

Route 28 Falmouth Project: Staff from the Town of Falmouth and the projects consultants will give a presentation to the Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (CCJTC) on the possible improvements to a portion of Route 28 in Falmouth between Palmer Avenue and Oxbow Road. 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. — Kevin Dandrade, TEC, Inc.

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 implemented using Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Federal Highway and Federal Transit Administration funding. Cape Cod Commission staff will describe a proposed Amendment #1 to the 2019-2023 TIP, which adds recently awarded grant funding from the Federal Transit Authority Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities Formula Program (5310 program) to the FFY2019 transit element of the TIP in the amount of $982,200. Draft Amendment #1 is available on Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) webpage at www.capecodcommission.org/ccmpo/meetingnotices. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee may vote to recommend the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization 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

Potential Safety Studies: The 2019 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) identifies transportation planning studies and tasks on Cape Cod that will be completed in the current Federal Fiscal Year, which started on October 1, 2018 and ends on September 30, 2019. Task 3.2 (Transportation Safety) of the 2019 UPWP includes funding for Cape Cod Commission staff “to evaluate safety problems and develop plans to improve safety at specific locations as appropriate”.

The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee will discuss and may vote to direct staff to conduct two studies as part of this task: (1) the first is a Road Safety Audit at the intersection of Route 6A and Mary Dunn Road in Barnstable; and (2) the second is an analysis of wrong way crashes on Route 6 in Cape Cod. — Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager, Cape Cod Commission

Massachusetts Department of Transportation Calendar Year 2019 Safety Performance Measure Targets: Safety Performance Management is part of the overall Transportation Performance Management program, which the Federal Highway Administration defines as a strategic approach that uses systematic information to make investment and policy decision to achieve national performance goals. One element of the Transportation Performance Management program is adoption of safety performance measure targets by Metropolitan Planning Organizations. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization adopted statewide safety performance targets for calendar year 2018 prepared by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Cape Cod Commission staff will give an overview of calendar year 2019 safety performance measure targets. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee may ask questions and discuss the safety performance measure targets. – Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager, Cape Cod Commission

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 from 2020 through 2040. Cape Cod Commission staff will present on the existing conditions of the transportation system on Cape Cod and present draft Goal and Objectives for the 2020 Cape Cod RTP for discussion. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee members may discuss the development of the 2020 RTP. — Lev Malakhoff, Cape Cod Commission Senior Transportation Engineer

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: 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

Municipal Crosswalk and Speed Hump Policy Discussion: Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (CCJTC) members will discuss local policies that guide Department of Public Works staff and others charged with responding to citizen requests for installation of new or modification of existing of crosswalks and/or speed humps. CCJTC members may reference the recently adopted Town of Harwich Crosswalk Policy, available at https://www.harwich- ma.gov/sites/harwichma/files/news/harwich_crosswalk_policy_2018.pdf. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

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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