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AGENDA: Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee, 8:30 a.m., 04/12/2019

 

POSTED: April 5, 2019, 9:00 AM

REVISED: April 10, 2019, 1:45 PM

Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee

Public Meeting Revised Agenda     

Date/Time:   Friday, April 12, 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 March 8, 2019

Potential approval of the DRAFT minutes of April 4, 2019 (Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee 2020 Regional Transportation Plan Project Subcommittee)

Public Comment

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 draft FFY2020 UPWP. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee will discuss and may vote to recommend the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization release the draft FFY2020 UPWP for a 21-day public comment period. — 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. The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) voted to release for a 21-day public comment period 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. Cape Cod Commission staff will describe Amendment #2 and present any public comments received on Amendment #2. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee may discuss Amendment #2 may vote to recommend approval of Amendment #2 to the CCMPO. Draft Amendment #2 is available for the public to review at http://www.capecodcommission.org/meetingnotices  — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

Chatham, Route 28 at Main Street, Depot Road, Queen Anne Road and Crowell Road Intersection Project: Staff from the Town of Chatham and the project designer will give a presentation to the Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (CCJTC) on the latest design for the intersection improvement proposed at the intersection of Route 28 at Main Street, Depot Road, Queen Anne Road and Crowell Road in Chatham, MA. This project is currently included in the Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2019-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and is under consideration for funding in the FFY 2020-2024 TIP. The CCJTC may ask questions and discuss the project. — Thomas Temple, Town of Chatham Direction of Public Works

Falmouth, Route 151 at Route 28A Intersection Project: Staff from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the project designer will give a presentation to the Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (CCJTC) on the latest design for the intersection improvement proposed at the intersection of Route 151 at Route 28A in Falmouth, MA. This project was listed for funding in a prior Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and is under consideration for funding in the FFY 2020-2024 TIP. The CCJTC may ask questions and discuss the project. — Thomas H Currier, MassDOT Project Manager

Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Development: The Transportation Improvement Program (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 (FFY) 2020 to 2024 (October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2024). Cape Cod Commission staff will give a presentation on the draft FFY2020-24 TIP. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee will discuss and may vote to recommend the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization release the draft FFY2020-24 TIP for a 21-day public comment period. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2019-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment #3: 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 draft Amendment #3 to the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019-2023 TIP, which would increase the funding allocated to the Barnstable, Route 28 at Yarmouth Road project in FFY2019 by $325,206 and indicate that a portion of the project will be funded in FFY2020. The total project cost will be updated to reflect the current estimate of $15,756,274. Draft Amendment #3 would also update the list of highway projects in FFY2020-2023 to reflect the latest available information and include updated language on regional Transit Asset Management targets recently approved by the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).  The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee may discuss Amendment #3 and may vote to recommend the Cape Cod MPO release Amendment #3 for a 21-day public comment period. — 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 the years 2020 through 2040. Cape Cod Commission staff will discuss the process of developing the RTP list of potential projects and the process for prioritization of potential projects for inclusion in the 2020 RTP. Staff will present to Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (CCJTC) their ranking of the priority projects based upon the direction they received from the CCJTC 2020 RTP Project Subcommittee. The CCJTC may vote to recommend a list of priority projects for inclusion in the draft 2020 RTP.  — Lev Malakhoff, Cape Cod Commission Senior Transportation Engineer

Cape Cod Traffic Counting Program:  Cape Cod Commission staff perform traffic counts each year in all fifteen Cape Cod Towns. Cape Cod Commission staff will give a presentation summarizing the outcome of last year’s program and will solicit traffic count requests from Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee members for the upcoming 2019 summer season traffic counting program. - Lev Malakhoff, Cape Cod Commission Senior Transportation Engineer and David Nolan, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Planner

Cape Cod Regional Capital Plan – The 2018 Regional Policy Plan calls for development of a regional capital plan to characterize, quantify, plan, and advocate for regional infrastructure and facilities and the planning, forecasting, decision making and financial tools to support the 15 Cape Cod towns. The Cape Cod Commission proposes to develop a regional capital plan, in close coordination with the Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (CCJTC), that will help identify potential efficiencies, provide a process for coordinating infrastructure and capital facilities planning, and reduce overall costs for municipalities. The CCJTC may ask questions about the development of a regional capital plan and may vote to partner with the Cape Cod Commission on a Southeast New England Program grant request for funding to assist with the development of the plan. — Erin Perry, Cape Cod Commission Deputy Director

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) 2019-2023 and FFY 2020-2024 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

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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