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March 24, 2023
Cape Cod 2024 Regional Transportation Plan Survey Now Open

The Cape Cod Commission is seeking comments and input from the public to support development of the 2024 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). An online survey is now open.

March 8, 2023
Cape Cod 2024 Regional Transportation Plan Update

To kick off the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) development process, a series of Listening Sessions have been scheduled to gather early public input. Each Listening Session will include a presentation and time for questions and comments. The RTP sets the long-range vision for the transportation system on Cape Cod in 2050. It is the primary means for the allocation of federal and state funds for the Cape's transportation needs.

February 28, 2023
Cape Cod Commission partners with towns to host virtual workshops on low-lying roads

The Cape Cod Commission will host a series of virtual public meetings in the coming weeks in the towns of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Eastham, Truro, and Wellfleet to present conceptual design alternatives created by the Woods Hole Group to address vulnerable low-lying roadway segments, bridges, and culverts.

Posted in Press Releases, Climate
February 9, 2023
Cape Cod Commission receives federal Safe Streets and Roads for All grant

The Cape Cod Commission is receiving $240,000 in federal grant funding to support the Cape Cod Regional Safety Action Plan through the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program, an initiative designed to improve roads and address traffic fatalities nationwide.

December 1, 2022
Applications open for third session of Cape Cod Climate Ambassador Program  

The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to invite Cape and Islands students in grades 9-12 to apply for the Climate Ambassador Program. The Program is an initiative to educate, engage and empower young people on Cape Cod to work together to combat the impacts of climate change.

Posted in Climate, Press Releases
October 18, 2022
Cape Cod Commission to create regulatory tools for development in the floodplain

The Cape Cod Commission is pleased to announce it has received funding through the state's Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to create new regulatory tools for development in the floodplain.  

Posted in Press Releases, Climate
September 27, 2022
Five additional Cape Cod towns to undergo low-lying roads assessment

The towns of Chatham, Harwich, Falmouth, Mashpee, and Provincetown will share a $205,479 action grant awarded through the Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Program to assess low-lying roads in each community and develop solutions. This funding is part of $32.8 million in MVP Program grants awarded to Massachusetts cities and towns in late August through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

Posted in Press Releases, Climate
September 13, 2022
Childcare assessment offers targeted solutions for Cape Cod and the Islands 

Supported by $200,000 in state funding, the Cape Cod Commission collaborated with Barnstable County and the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy to conduct a survey-based needs assessment related to early education and childcare for Cape Cod and the Islands. 

The project aimed to better understand existing levels of provision and needs in the early education and childcare industries, identify gaps in services, and explore potential strategies for improving the accessibility of services in the region.  

July 6, 2022
Notice of Public Review and Comment Period: FFY 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment 4 

During a meeting held on June 27, 2022, the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) released the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 4 for a…

Posted in Press Releases
June 15, 2022
Cape Cod Commission to begin evaluation of historic structures in flood areas  

Working with the United States Army Corps of Engineers Silver Jackets program, the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Woods Hole Sea Grant, and several state and local partners, the Cape Cod Commission…

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