Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization Certification Review Public Meeting

Public Meeting by Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration on the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) Transportation Planning Process

DATE: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
TIME: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
LOCATION:  Cape Cod Commission Large Conference Room
3225 Main Street
Barnstable, MA 02630

You are invited to participate in an evaluation of transportation planning process of the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).  The Cape Cod MPO  provides transportation planning services for the 15 communities on Cape Cod.  The planning process in the Cape Cod region is carried out in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the Cape Cod Commission, the Barnstable County Commissioners, the Wampanpoug Tribe, the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, and the 15 towns of Cape Cod.

Every four years, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) are required by law to review the metropolitan transportation planning process conducted by the Cape Cod MPO  and its partners in order to certify that they are carrying out the process in accordance with all applicable Federal requirements.

As part of this review, the FHWA and FTA would like to hear from members of the public regarding their views of how the metropolitan transportation planning process is conducted in the Cape Cod region. The Federal agencies are particularly interested in hearing from people who have participated in the planning process conducted by the Cape Cod MPO.

This public meeting will be conducted by the FHWA and FTA.

If you are unable to attend, you may also submit your comments or observations in writing before Friday, December 8, 2017 to:

FHWA: Jeff McEwen, Division Administrator
55 Broadway, 10th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142
Email: nelson.hoffman@dot.gov
OR
FTA: Mary Beth Mello, Regional Administrator
55 Broadway, Suite 920, Cambridge, MA 02142
Email: kristin.wood@dot.gov

This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities.  The Cape Cod 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 at mhevenor@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 emoutro idioma, por favor, contate o Coordenador de Título VI da 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 Transit Administration (FTA).

Author: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce

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