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November 16, 2023
Improving traffic flow and parking in downtown Chatham

With technical assistance from the Cape Cod Commission, the Town of Chatham is exploring ways to improve traffic circulation and parking in its busy downtown.

November 16, 2023
Studying non-motorist trends near the Canal bridges

New and improved data tracking users on the Cape Cod Canal bike paths is now available.


October 27, 2023
New technology improves bike and pedestrian counts

The Cape Cod Commission is employing new technology to provide a broader picture of pedestrian and bicycle use of our roadways and shared-use paths.

October 25, 2023
Cape Cod bridges replacement: an urgent need

This month, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Ed Markey, and Representative Bill Keating released a report detailing the urgent need to replace the Bourne and Sagamore bridges. Entitled “Cape Cod Bridges Replacement: An Urgent Need,” the report includes data and information from thirty-six local stakeholders, including the Cape Cod Commission, highlighting the critical regional importance of the bridges.

September 29, 2023
National report highlights Commission partnerships 

A new report issued by the Federal Highway Administration highlights the Cape Cod Commission’s ongoing collaborative work with the Cape Cod National Seashore, including the effort to produce and implement the Outer Cape Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan.  

July 5, 2023
Draft Cape Cod 2024 Regional Transportation Plan released for public comment 

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released the Draft Cape Cod 2024 Regional Transportation Plan for a 21-day public review and comment period.

June 21, 2023
2024-2028 Cape Cod Transportation Improvement Program approved

Plans for road work projects region-wide are moving forward, now that the Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization has approved the 2024-2028 Cape Cod Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). This annual process lays out road work projects across the region for the next five years.  

May 30, 2023
Cape Cod Commission study to address parking and congestion in busy downtown Chatham 

The Cape Cod Commission is about to begin a study of parking and circulation in downtown Chatham as part of the 2024 Unified Planning Work Program. The study will identify existing parking trends and aim to better understand motorist and non-motorist circulation in the downtown area.   

May 4, 2023
Cape Cod Electric Vehicle Expo and Test Drive Event coming to Hyannis Transportation Center

Explore a variety of electric vehicles on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at the Recharge Cape Cod Electric Vehicle (EV) Expo and Test Drive Event from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Hyannis Transportation Center.

April 28, 2023
Mass511 app provides real-time traffic updates for the region 

Real-time traffic information is available on the Cape Cod Commission’s website. Visit to find links to real-time traffic information and advisories for major roads in the region. The Commission’s traffic page also offers updates on major road work projects, such as the Sagamore Bridge maintenance project and ongoing work to Route 151 in Mashpee 

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