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February 17, 2023
Freshwater Initiative: Developing a regional pond water quality monitoring program

As part of the Freshwater Initiative, the Commission is partnering with the Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) to develop a pond water quality monitoring program.

February 17, 2023
Cape Cod Commission continues work to assess low-lying roads in the region

In 2022, the Cape Cod Commission worked with ten Cape Cod towns to examine vulnerabilities in the roadway network and identify adaptation improvements. The team has developed initial concepts for improvements and potential adaptation solutions for each prioritized site. Work in the remaining five Cape Cod towns of Chatham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, and Provincetown kicked off in early December.

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
February 17, 2023
Regulatory tools aim to protect Cape Cod’s vulnerable coastline

The Cape Cod Commission has been awarded a $148,534 grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to develop tools to help communities regulate development within the floodplain and improve resiliency to climate change threats.

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
February 17, 2023
More to explore within the Cape Cod Coastal Planner

There’s more to explore within the Cape Cod Coastal Planner, a decision-support tool that helps users understand the climate change hazards impacting Cape Cod’s coastline and some of the adaptation strategies available to address them.

February 17, 2023
Serving the community with COVID-19 data

To keep the community informed, the Cape Cod Commission partnered with Cape Cod Healthcare and the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment in April 2020 to create an online COVID-19 community alert heat map system showing the numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Barnstable County. The Cape Cod Commission discontinued updating the application on January 31, 2023.

February 17, 2023
Cape Cod Commission welcomes third cohort of Climate Ambassadors

The 2023 session of the Cape Cod Climate Ambassadors began in a new way: for the first time, students met for the opening meeting in person instead of online.

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
February 17, 2023
Regulatory Update | February 2022

A status on projects currently under review by the Cape Cod Commission.

Posted in Newsletter, Regulatory
February 9, 2023
Cape Cod Commission receives federal Safe Streets and Roads for All grant

The Cape Cod Commission is receiving $240,000 in federal grant funding to support the Cape Cod Regional Safety Action Plan through the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program, an initiative designed to improve roads and address traffic fatalities nationwide.

January 27, 2023
Cape Cod Commission 2022 Year in Review

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January 25, 2023
Cape Cod Commission and Town of Barnstable seek Community Feedback for Complete Streets Prioritization Plan 

The Cape Cod Commission and the Town of Barnstable are hosting a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 to present the draft Complete Streets Prioritization Plan for the Town of Barnstable and to hear community feedback. 

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