Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

 

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

 

For Immediate Release (April 29, 2020) – 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.

  • Draft Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment #4
  • Draft FFY 2021-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
  • Draft FFY 2021 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)

In accordance with the Public Participation Process developed by the Cape Cod MPO, Cape Cod Commission is making the DRAFT FFY 2020-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment #4, the DRAFT FFY 2021-2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and the DRAFT FFY 2021 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) 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 of October 2020 through September 2021. Copies of these documents are available for review online at: www.capecodcommission.org/mpo

Online public comment opportunities for these plans will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 5:30 PM and Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM. These meetings will feature a short presentation on the documents followed by an opportunity for public comments. A Portuguese translator will be available.

A virtual public meeting of the Cape Cod MPO is scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 1 PM to hear additional public comments and consider endorsement of these documents. Virtual meeting details will be available at www.capecodcommission.org/mpo

Please contact Steven Tupper at 508-362-3828 for further information.

Comments on this TIP Amendment, TIP, or UPWP may be sent via mail, by facsimile, or via e-mail, by May 18, 2020, as follows:

Mailed:

Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program

Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager

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

Barnstable MA 02630-0226

Sent by facsimile to the attention of Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager, FAX: 508-362-3136

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

This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. 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 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 em outro 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).

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Author: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce

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