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AGENDA: Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1 p.m. 01/28/2019

 

POSTED: January 17, 2019, 11:51 AM

Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization

Public Meeting Agenda  

Date/Time:    Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 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, November 19, 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 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 Federal Fiscal Year 2019 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 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

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 (CCMPO) 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 CCMPO may ask questions and discuss the safety performance measure targets. The CCMPO may consider adoption of calendar year 2019 safety performance measure targets at their February meeting. – Ben Muller, Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager, Cape Cod Commission

Barnstable Urbanized Area (UZA) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU): Staff to the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (“CCMPO”) will provide an overview of the Barnstable Town Urbanized Area Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”), which is a document that enables the CCMPO, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the Old Colony Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Southeastern Massachusetts Metropolitan Planning Organization the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, and the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority to cooperatively share data to track progress among these entities in order to comply with federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality performance measures. The CCMPO may ask questions, discuss the draft MOU, and potentially direct staff to make revisions to the draft. The draft Memorandum of Understanding is available for the public to review at http://www.capecodcommission.org/meetingnotices and are available at the Cape Cod Commission Office, 3225 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630. – 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. Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization members may discuss the development of the 2020 RTP. — Lev Malakhoff, Cape Cod Commission Senior Transportation Engineer

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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