AGENDA: Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee
Note: The meeting will be held virtually, with members of the Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee participating remotely, pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, An Act Relative to Extending Certain Covid-19 Measures Adopted During the State of Emergency, signed into law on June 16, 2021.
Members of the public can join the meeting using one of the following methods:
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- Call to Order
- Roll call
- Potential approval of prior meeting minutes: April 8, 2022
- Public Comment
- Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Speed Management: MassDOT Staff will present an overview of MassDOT’s new speed management approach for roadways including recommendations for implementing speed management in Massachusetts communities.
- Update on Plans Available for Public Comment: Staff will provide a description of and status update on and the Joint Transportation Committee may discuss the following plans that are out for public comment which are available at capecodcommission.org/mpo.
- Federal Fiscal Year (October 1 – September 30) 2023 Unified Planning Work Program
- Federal Fiscal Year 2023-2027 Transportation Improvement Program
- US DOT (Department of Transportation) Safe Streets and Roads for All Discretionary Grant Program – Staff will provide an overview of the US DOT Safe Streets and Roads for All Discretionary Grant Program that was established as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The grant program will provide $5 to 6 billion in grants over the next five years for regional, local, and Tribal initiatives that prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries.
- Public Participation Plan Update: Staff will provide an overview of this year’s update on the Public Participation Plan. The Public Participation Plan sets up the process by which the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization solicits public involvement and cooperative decision making as part of the transportation planning process.
- Upcoming Data Collection Efforts for Inventory Studies: Staff will present a preliminary overview of locations on Cape Cod that will be inventoried by Staff this summer as part of the Bicycle Side Path and Electric Vehicle Charging Inventory Studies. Both studies are included in the Fiscal Year 2023 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) study. Committee members can provide feedback on additional locations to be included.
- MassTrails Application Support Letter: Committee members will discuss and potentially vote to authorize the Committee Chair to submit a funding request support letter for a MassTrails grant application related to a regional bicycle wayfinding design plan to be submitted on behalf of the Cape Cod Commission.
- Future Meetings: Staff and Committee members will discuss the future format of its Committee meetings to potentially include in-person, virtual and hybrid meeting options.
- Reports: Massachusetts Department of Transportation staff will discuss the status of the Transportation Improvement Program projects. Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority and Cape Cod Commission staff will report on recent and upcoming transportation initiatives across Cape Cod.
- New Business: Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair more than 48 hours before the meeting.
This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. The Cape Cod Joint Transportation Committee (JTC) 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 JTC 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 JTC 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 JTC 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 JTC. To request additional information about this commitment, or to file a complaint under Title VI or a related nondiscrimination provision, please contact the JTC’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 JTC’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 JTC pelo telefone 508-744-1299. The public discussion of the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) at JTC, and transportation meetings satisfies the Program of Projects (POP) public hearing requirements of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).