Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod
Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released three (3) documents for a 21-day public review and comment period. Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments.

In accordance with the Public Participation Process developed by the Cape Cod MPO, Cape Cod Commission is making the DRAFT FFY 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 2, the DRAFT FFY 2018-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), the DRAFT FFY 2018 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), and the DRAFT Critical Freight Corridor Designation for Cape Cod available for public review and comment.

The TIP serves as a prioritized listing of roadway, bridge, and transit projects proposed for implementation during the next five (5) federal fiscal years. The UPWP describes all significant transportation planning activities planned on Cape Cod over the twelve (12) month period. The critical freight corridor designation allows for access to a new federal funding program on these designated roadways. Copies of these documents are available for review at the CCC Offices (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), at http://www.capecodcommission.org/mpo, and/or upon request.

A public meeting of the Cape Cod MPO is scheduled for May 22, 2017 at 1 PM to hear additional public comments and consider endorsement of these documents. This meeting will be held at the Cape Cod Commission Office at 3325 Main Street (Route 6A) Barnstable, MA 02631. Transit service is available on the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority’s Barnstable Villager Route (Barnstable Village-Courthouse stop).

Please contact Glenn Cannon at 508-362-3136 for further information.

Comments on this TIP Amendment, TIP, UPWP, or Freight Corridor Designation may be sent via mail, hand delivered, by facsimile, or via e-mail, by May 15, 2017, as follows:

Mailed or dropped off:

                  Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program

                  Glenn Cannon, Technical Services Director

                  3225 Main Street (Route 6A) | PO Box 226

                  Barnstable MA  02630-0226

Sent by facsimile to the attention of Glenn Cannon, Technical Services Director, CCC  FAX:  508-362-3136

Electronic mail “email”—please put “TIP Amendment,” “TIP,” “UPWP,” of “Freight Corridor” in the subject line and send to: gcannon@capecodcommission.org

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  frontdesk@capecodcommission.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 atmhevenor@capecodcommission.org.

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 VIda 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 TransitAdministration (FTA).

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