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Category: Press Releases

November 1, 2023
Cape Cod Commission receives grant to enhance water quality monitoring with satellite imagery

The Cape Cod Commission will lead an effort to expand satellite-derived water quality data collection and analysis and enhance existing pond monitoring efforts, funded by a $298,527 Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Priority Research Grant.

September 8, 2023
Cape Cod Commission develops flood area design guidelines

The Cape Cod Commission has developed flood area design guidelines for Cape Cod that outline strategies for reducing or eliminating hazards from sea level rise and storm surge while protecting the region’s distinct character and historic resources

Posted in Press Releases, Climate
August 15, 2023
Cape Cod Commission to conduct broadband speed testing 

The Cape Cod Commission and consultants CTC Technology and Energy and Rural Innovation Strategies Inc. are collecting speed test data to capture network capacity data during the high-demand summer season. Cape-based internet users are encouraged to take the speed test as often as possible and across different devices and connection types. 

Posted in Press Releases
July 5, 2023
Draft Cape Cod 2024 Regional Transportation Plan released for public comment 

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released the Draft Cape Cod 2024 Regional Transportation Plan for a 21-day public review and comment period.

June 23, 2023
Cape Cod Commission to Host 9th Annual OneCape Summit

The ninth annual OneCape Summit, hosted by the Cape Cod Commission, will be held July 31 and August 1, 2023 at the Wequassett Resort in Harwich, MA.  Registration is now open. To register, please visit


Posted in Press Releases, OneCape
June 21, 2023
Cape Cod and Islands Water Protection Fund Awards 2023 Grants 

The Cape Cod and Islands Water Protection Fund Management Board voted June 13, 2023 to award $41,942,700 in subsidies to water quality projects in six Cape Cod towns.  

Contingent commitments for 25% subsidies to fund qualified projects listed on the 2023 Clean Water State Revolving Fund Intended Use Plan were awarded to water quality and wastewater projects in the towns of Barnstable, Chatham, Harwich, Mashpee, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth. Projects receiving funds include pump station improvements and sewer extensions and expansions, construction of wastewater treatment facilities, and an innovative/alternative septic system program

May 4, 2023
Cape Cod Electric Vehicle Expo and Test Drive Event coming to Hyannis Transportation Center

Explore a variety of electric vehicles on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at the Recharge Cape Cod Electric Vehicle (EV) Expo and Test Drive Event from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Hyannis Transportation Center.

April 28, 2023
Cape Cod Commission seeking responses to Housing Preference Survey 

To inform development of the Cape Cod Regional Housing Strategy, the Cape Cod Commission has launched a survey seeking responses from Cape Codders about their preferences for housing development and redevelopment.  

Posted in Press Releases, Housing
April 26, 2023
Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents 

In accordance with the Public Participation Plan, the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released the draft FFY 2024 Unified Planning Work Program, the draft FFY 2024-2028 Transportation Improvement Program, and the draft FFY 2023-2028 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment 2 for a 21-day public review and comment period.  Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments.

March 24, 2023
Cape Cod 2024 Regional Transportation Plan Survey Now Open

The Cape Cod Commission is seeking comments and input from the public to support development of the 2024 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). An online survey is now open.

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