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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

June 1, 2023
Cape Cod Electric Vehicle Expo and Test Drive Event : Saturday, June 3, 2023

The Recharge Cape Cod Electric Vehicle (EV) Expo and Test Drive Event takes place this Saturday, June 3, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Hyannis Transportation Center.

Join us at this free event to view and test drive a variety of EV makes and models including e-bikes and an electric bus, get hands-on charging experience, discover current and near-future plans for charging infrastructure, and learn about local, state, and federal rebates. The event will be held rain or shine.

May 30, 2023
Regulatory Update | May 2023

A status on projects currently under Cape Cod Commission review.

Posted in Regulatory
May 30, 2023
Cape Cod Climate Ambassadors prepare to support a sustainable future 

The third cohort of the Cape Cod Climate Ambassador Program concluded on May 9, 2023, with students presenting climate projects to their peers. The Cape Cod Commission created the Climate Ambassador Program in 2021 to educate, engage, and empower young people on Cape Cod to work together to combat climate change.

Posted in Climate, Newsletter
May 30, 2023
Shoring up our coastline: Innovative solutions to limit damage in the floodplain 

As climate change continues to bring about more frequent and severe flooding, communities in flood-prone areas face increasing challenges adapting to these changes. On Cape Cod, where communities are particularly vulnerable, work to develop innovative solutions to mitigate the impacts of flooding is underway.   

May 30, 2023
The Freshwater Initiative: Examining and categorizing management strategies across the region 

Stormwater runoff, development, erosion, invasive species, and septic system discharge impact the health of Cape Cod's 890 ponds. Across the region, management strategies of different types and scales are being implemented to improve water quality and overall pond health.  

May 30, 2023
Cape Cod Commission study to address parking and congestion in busy downtown Chatham 

The Cape Cod Commission is about to begin a study of parking and circulation in downtown Chatham as part of the 2024 Unified Planning Work Program. The study will identify existing parking trends and aim to better understand motorist and non-motorist circulation in the downtown area.   

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 28, 2023
Mass511 app provides real-time traffic updates for the region 

Real-time traffic information is available on the Cape Cod Commission’s website. Visit www.capecodcommission.org/our-work/real-time-traffic to find links to real-time traffic information and advisories for major roads in the region. The Commission’s traffic page also offers updates on major road work projects, such as the Sagamore Bridge maintenance project and ongoing work to Route 151 in Mashpee 

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