Public Invited To Comment On Cape Transportation Planning Documents 

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The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released two documents for a public review and comment period. The documents are:

  • Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 3;
  • Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization Public Participation Plan (2022 Update).

The Transportation Improvement Program serves as a prioritized listing of roadway, bridge and transit projects proposed for implementation during the next five federal fiscal years. The FFY 2022-2026 TIP Amendment 3 would increase the funding to match updated cost estimates for the Dennis Route 6A over Sesuit Creek Culvert Replacement Project and the Harwich Azalea Bridge over Herring River Replacement Project.

Comments on TIP Amendment 3 will be accepted through June 13, 2022 via mail, hand delivery, fax or email.

A virtual public meeting of the Cape Cod MPO is scheduled for Monday, June 27, at 1 p.m. to hear public comments and vote for potential endorsement. More information on this meeting can be found at www.capecodcommission.org/mpo or by calling 508-362-3828.

The Public Participation Plan is updated every five years. It guides the MPO in its public participation efforts to offer early, continuous, and meaningful opportunities for the public to take part in an inclusive and equitable transportation planning and decision process. It provides a toolbox of techniques to achieve effective participation, reach underrepresented and underserved populations, and comply with non-discrimination measures included in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Development of the Regional Transportation Plan, Transportation Improvement Program, Unified Planning Work Program, and corridor and area plans all utilize the PPP in their engagement and outreach.

The proposed amendments and update to the draft PPP can be viewed by visiting www.capecodcommission.org/ppp. Comments on the PPP will be accepted through July 7, 2022 via mail, hand delivery, fax or email.

Mail or hand-deliver comments to: Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program Colleen Medeiros, Transportation Program Manager, 3225 Main St. (Route 6A), P.O. Box 226, Barnstable MA 02630-0226.

Send by fax to 508-362-3136 to the attention of Colleen Medeiros, Transportation Program Manager.

Email comments to transportation@capecodcommission.org.

For more information, visit www.capecodcommission.org/mpo or contact Colleen Medeiros, Transportation Program Manager at colleen.medeiros@capecodcommission.org.

Meetings of the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) are accessible to people with disabilities. For accommodations or language assistance 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.

 

 


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