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December 1, 2022
Applications open for third session of Cape Cod Climate Ambassador Program  

The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to invite Cape and Islands students in grades 9-12 to apply for the Climate Ambassador Program. The Program is an initiative to educate, engage and empower young people on Cape Cod to work together to combat the impacts of climate change.

Posted in Climate, Press Releases
October 18, 2022
Cape Cod Commission to create regulatory tools for development in the floodplain

The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to announce it has received funding through the state's Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to create new regulatory tools for development in the floodplain.  

Posted in Press Releases, Climate
September 27, 2022
Five additional Cape Cod towns to undergo low-lying roads assessment

The towns of Chatham, Harwich, Falmouth, Mashpee, and Provincetown will share a $205,479 action grant awarded through the Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program to assess low-lying roads in each community and develop solutions. This funding is part of $32.8 million in MVP Program grants awarded to Massachusetts cities and towns in late August through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

Posted in Press Releases, Climate
September 13, 2022
Childcare assessment offers targeted solutions for Cape Cod and the Islands 

Supported by $200,000 in state funding, the Cape Cod Commission collaborated with Barnstable County and the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy to conduct a survey-based needs assessment related to early education and childcare for Cape Cod and the Islands. 

The project aimed to better understand existing levels of provision and needs in the early education and childcare industries, identify gaps in services, and explore potential strategies for improving the accessibility of services in the region.  

July 6, 2022
Notice of Public Review and Comment Period: FFY 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment 4 

During a meeting held on June 27, 2022, the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) released the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 4 for a…

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June 15, 2022
Cape Cod Commission to begin evaluation of historic structures in flood areas  

Working with the United States Army Corps of Engineers Silver Jackets program, the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Woods Hole Sea Grant, and several state and local partners, the Cape Cod Commission…

May 26, 2022
Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released two (2) documents for a public review and comment period.

May 20, 2022
Cape Cod Commission celebrates Bay State Bike Month

The Cape Cod Commission is joining regional and state-wide efforts to celebrate bicycling as an alternative to driving motor vehicles during Bay State Bike Month this May.

April 13, 2022
Cape Cod Commission launches early education and childcare needs assessment 

Building the foundation for improved access to services  Supported by $200,000 in state funding, the Cape Cod Commission (Commission) is collaborating with Barnstable County and the Rennie Center for Education Research…

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March 22, 2022
Notice of Public Review and Comment Period FFY 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 2 

During a meeting held on March 21, 2022, the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) released the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 2 for a…

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