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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 17, 2023
Moving forward with the Regional Housing Strategy

The Cape Cod Commission is creating a Regional Housing Strategy to address housing supply, affordability, and availability issues by identifying appropriate areas for housing development, along with policies and strategies to further the plan’s goals.

Posted in Newsletter, Housing
February 17, 2023
Freshwater Initiative: Developing a regional pond water quality monitoring program

As part of the Freshwater Initiative, the Commission is partnering with the Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) to develop a pond water quality monitoring program.

February 17, 2023
Cape Cod Commission continues work to assess low-lying roads in the region

In 2022, the Cape Cod Commission worked with ten Cape Cod towns to examine vulnerabilities in the roadway network and identify adaptation improvements. The team has developed initial concepts for improvements and potential adaptation solutions for each prioritized site. Work in the remaining five Cape Cod towns of Chatham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, and Provincetown kicked off in early December.

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
February 17, 2023
Regulatory tools aim to protect Cape Cod’s vulnerable coastline

The Cape Cod Commission has been awarded a $148,534 grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to develop tools to help communities regulate development within the floodplain and improve resiliency to climate change threats.

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
February 17, 2023
More to explore within the Cape Cod Coastal Planner

There’s more to explore within the Cape Cod Coastal Planner, a decision-support tool that helps users understand the climate change hazards impacting Cape Cod’s coastline and some of the adaptation strategies available to address them.

February 17, 2023
Serving the community with COVID-19 data

To keep the community informed, the Cape Cod Commission partnered with Cape Cod Healthcare and the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment in April 2020 to create an online COVID-19 community alert heat map system showing the numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Barnstable County. The Cape Cod Commission discontinued updating the application on January 31, 2023.

February 17, 2023
Cape Cod Commission welcomes third cohort of Climate Ambassadors

The 2023 session of the Cape Cod Climate Ambassadors began in a new way: for the first time, students met for the opening meeting in person instead of online.

Posted in Newsletter, Climate
February 17, 2023
Regulatory Update | February 2022

A status on projects currently under review by the Cape Cod Commission.

Posted in Newsletter, Regulatory
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