For Immediate Release: Transportation Planning Virtual Public Meetings
The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization is hosting a series of virtual public meetings this week to share information and allow for public comment and discussion on important transportation planning documents.
The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) serves as a prioritized listing of roadway, bridge, and transit projects proposed for implementation during the next five (5) federal fiscal years. The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes all significant transportation planning activities planned on Cape Cod over the twelve (12) month period of October 2021 through September 2022. Copies of these documents and details on ways to provide comments are available at: www.capecodcommission.org/mpo
Online opportunities to learn more about these documents and share comments will take place this week. These virtual meetings will feature a short presentation on the documents followed by an opportunity for public comments.
- Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 6:00 PM (Transit Focused – opening remarks by Thomas Cahir, Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Administrator)
- Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM (Bicycle and Pedestrian Focused – opening remarks by Sean Polay, Bicycle Representative on the Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee)
- Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 10:00 AM (Safety Focused – opening remarks by Cape Cod Commission staff on Cape Cod crash trends)
Virtual office hours to discuss the plans will be available on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM.
All of these meetings can be accessed by clicking: www.capecodcommission.org/outreach/join or calling in to (929) 205-6099 and entering meeting ID 961 1903 7671.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
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).