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REVISED AGENDA: Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization, 1:00 pm. 03/18/2019

 

POSTED: March 13, 2019, 4:26 PM

REVISED: March 15, 2019, 11:45 AM

Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization 

 
Public Meeting REVISED Agenda 
 
Date/Time: Monday, March 18, 2019 @ 1:00 PM 
Place: East Wing Conference Room, Old Jail Building, 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA  02630
 

Call to order/Introductions 

Potential approval of the DRAFT minutes of the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization Meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019

Potential approval of the DRAFT minutes of the Joint Meeting of Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Cape Cod Commission on Thursday, February 21, 2019

Public Comment

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 Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (“CCMPO”). The CCMPO may ask questions, discuss the draft agreement. 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

Transit Asset Management Plan: Under the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) rule on Transit Asset Management (TAM), transit agencies that receive federal transit dollars and that own, operate, or manage capital assets used to provide public transportation are required to follow specified asset management practices, including developing targets for TAM performance measures. The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) is required to set agency-level TAM targets on an annual basis. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (“CCMPO”) is required to set regional TAM targets.

CCRTA staff will present agency-level TAM targets and Cape Cod Commission staff will present draft regional TAM targets for consideration of the CCMPO. The CCMPO may ask questions and may vote to approve regional TAM targets. – Noah Berger CCRTA Deputy Administrator for Policy, Planning & Innovation and Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2019-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment #2: 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 #2 to the 2019-2023 TIP, which would add $769,638 in funding to the Federal Fiscal Year 2019 for Steamship Authority preventative maintenance. The CCMPO may vote to release for public comment Amendment #2 to the 2019-2023 TIP as described by Cape Cod Commission staff. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

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 on the UPWP development process, anticipated funding, and potential planning projects to be considered for inclusion in the FFY2020 UPWP. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) may discuss and may vote on which projects to include in the DRAFT FFY2020 UPWP. Staff will prepare the DRAFT FFY2020 UPWP for consideration at the next CCMPO meeting. — 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 on the process of developing the TIP, anticipated funding, and potential projects for inclusion in the FFY2020-24 TIP. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) may discuss and may vote on which projects to include in the DRAFT FFY2020-24 TIP. Staff will prepare the DRAFT FFY2020-24 TIP for consideration at the next CCMPO meeting. — 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, including the draft results of the RTP online survey. Cape Cod Commission staff will present potential performance measures for consideration for 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

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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