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Category: Transportation

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 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 22, 2022
Studying Station Avenue

Under the Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), the Cape Cod Commission will work with the Town of Yarmouth and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to conduct a corridor planning study to examine the existing conditions of Station Avenue from the Route 6 interchange to Regional Avenue. The study will include the preparation of a suite of alternatives to improve safety, reduce congestion, and accommodate all users.

October 26, 2022
Initial work underway for 2024 Regional Transportation Plan  

The 2024 Regional Transportation Plan will be a 25-year vision for the future of transportation on Cape Cod, looking ahead to the year 2050. It is a community-driven, performance-based plan that considers the unique challenges and opportunities of the region.  The Plan is expected to include strategies to meet Climate Action Plan goals to reduce vehicle miles traveled, support low and no-carbon transportation options, and accelerate the electrification of the transportation system. 

October 26, 2022
How many crashes occur each year on Cape Cod? 

From 2018 to 2020, there were 14,404 vehicle crashes reported on Cape Cod, 33 of which were fatal.

September 30, 2022
Enhancing the region’s electric vehicle infrastructure 

To support, advance, and contribute to the Commonwealth’s goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, Commission staff is working across different levels of government and with local advocacy organizations to promote the adoption of EVs and the expansion of EV charging infrastructure.   

August 29, 2022
OneCape 2022: Equitable planning for climate change and resilient infrastructure

Climate discussions at OneCape 2022 focused on work to improve the region's ability to combat climate change and strengthen our infrastructure, all while ensuring equity throughout the planning process. 

June 28, 2022
Traffic technicians spend summers collecting data along Cape Cod's roadways

A trio of traffic technicians clad in bright yellow safety vests spends the summer months collecting various data from our region's roadways.

May 26, 2022
Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Transportation Planning Documents

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released two (2) documents for a public review and comment period.

May 20, 2022
Cape Cod Commission celebrates Bay State Bike Month

The Cape Cod Commission is joining regional and state-wide efforts to celebrate bicycling as an alternative to driving motor vehicles during Bay State Bike Month this May.

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