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AGENDA: Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee, 8:30 a.m., 06/14/2019

 

POSTED: June 6, 2019, 11:56 AM

Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee Public Meeting Agenda

Date/Time: Friday, June 14, 2019 @ 8:30 AM
Place: Cape Cod Commission Conference Room, 3225 Main Street, Barnstable, MA 02630

Call to Order/Introductions

Potential approval of the DRAFT minutes of May 10, 2019 Public Comment

Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee Selection of Officers: A slate of candidates for the positions of Chairman and Vice-Chairmen of the Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (CCJTC) was voted on at the May 10, 2019 CCJTC meeting with Tom Andrade nominated for the position of Chairman and Tom Temple nominated for the position of Vice-Chairman. The CCJTC may vote whether to accept this slate of officers for the positions of Chairman and Vice- Chairman for the term beginning July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. – Jeff Colby, CCJTC Chairman

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Canal Area Transportation Study: The Cape Cod Canal Area Transportation Study seeks to identify existing and future multimodal transportation deficiencies and needs around the Cape Cod Canal area in the towns of Bourne and Sandwich. The study also describes the development and analysis of a full range of transportation alternatives including highway and non-highway improvements and alternatives that improve access for all modes of transportation. Cape Cod Commission staff will summarize key recommendations presented in the Draft Report. The Draft Report for the study is available at: https://www.mass.gov/cape-cod-canal- transportation-study. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee will discuss the study and may vote on whether to direct staff to send a comment letter on the Draft Report on behalf of the Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee. — 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 present the draft 2020 RTP, feedback received at recent outreach events, and an approach to incorporate finding from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Canal Area Transportation Study in to the RTP. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee will discuss and may vote to recommend the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization release the draft 2020 RTP for a 21-day public comment period. — Steven Tupper, Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Manager

Route 28 Study: Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) District 5 is working on a Corridor Study on Route 28 on Cape Cod. The purpose of the study is to provide short- and long-term recommendations to improve bicycle and pedestrian conditions along 50 miles of Route 28 from Braeside Road in Falmouth to the Route 6A roundabout in Orleans. MassDOT will provide an overview of the project purpose and existing conditions. – Jennifer Musselman, Kittelson & Associates, Inc. and MassDOT staff

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 provide input on elements of such a plan that could be helpful to advance the interests of the group. — Cape Cod Commission staff

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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