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AGENDA: Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1:30 p.m. 02/21/2019

 

POSTED: February 14, 2019, 9:56 AM

Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization Public Meeting Agenda

Date/Time:    Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 1:30 PM
Place: Harborview Conference Room, 3225 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630

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Potential approval of the DRAFT minutes Monday, January 28, 2019 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 will review public comments received on Draft Amendment #1 and may vote to adopt Amendment #1 to the 2019-2023 TIP. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

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 vote to adopt the MOU as presented by staff. The draft Memorandum of Understanding is available for the public to review at http://www.capecodcommission.org/meetingnotices are available at the Cape Cod Commission Office, 3225 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630. – Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager, Cape Cod Commission

Performance-Based Planning and Programming Agreement: A draft Performance-Based Planning and Programming Agreement has been developed by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in coordination with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Regional Transit Authorities across Massachusetts. The agreement describes mutual responsibilities in carrying out performance-based planning and programming among applicable metropolitan planning organizations, states, and public transportation operators. Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) staff will present the agreement to the the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (“CCMPO”). The CCMPO may ask questions, discuss the draft agreement, and vote to endorse the agreement and instruct the CCMPO chair to sign the agreement on behalf of the CCMPO. The draft agreement 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. – MassDOT Staff

Federal Fiscal Year 2020 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Development: The UPWP is a list of transportation planning projects scheduled for funding and implementation as outlined in the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 (October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020) UPWP document. Cape Cod Commission staff will give a presentation outlining the UPWP development process, presenting draft information on available funding, and introducing potential projects to be considered for inclusion in the UPWP. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization may discuss the development of the UPWP and potential UPWP projects. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Development: The TIP is a recommended list of transportation projects to be advertised and eventually constructed using Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration funding for Federal Fiscal Years 2020 to 2024 (October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2024). Cape Cod Commission staff will give a presentation describing the process of developing the TIP, presenting draft information on available funding, and presenting draft project evaluation of projects that will be considered for inclusion in the TIP. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization may ask questions and discuss the development of the TIP. — 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 from 2020 through 2040. Cape Cod Commission staff will present an update on RTP outreach activities and describe the next steps in the RTP development process. Staff will also present on regional trends as the relate to potential performance measures identified in the 2020 RTP. Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization members may discuss the development of the 2020 RTP. — Lev Malakhoff, Cape Cod Commission Senior Transportation Engineer and David Nolan, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Planner

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

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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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