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Draft Cape Cod 2024 Regional Transportation Plan released for Public Comment

Planning for the future of Cape Cod’s transportation system

For Immediate Release – June 27, 2023 – 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.

The MPO also released FFY 2023-2027 TIP Draft Amendment 3, which includes a decrease in funding to match updated project cost estimates for the Bourne Rotary Improvements Project, and an increase in funding for the purchase of additional transit vehicles through the state’s Mobility Assistance Program. Comments are due by July 17, 2023. More information is available at

The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) is the long-range plan that sets the vision for the region’s transportation system through 2044 and beyond. The RTP sets the priorities for federal and state spending on transportation projects in your community.

“The development of the 2024 Regional Transportation Plan provides a pathway for future significant investment in our region,” said Cape Cod Commission Deputy Director Steven Tupper. “Transportation planning not only supports improvements in the way in which people travel to and around the region, but supports regional priorities including economic development, housing, and climate change adaptation and mitigation.”

Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments. The Draft 2024 RTP can be found at:

The public is invited to attend an upcoming public meeting to learn more about the RTP and submit public comments.

Monday, July 10, 2023 | 5:30 PM
Bourne Veteran’s Memorial Community Center | Room 2
239 Main St, Buzzards Bay

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Hyannis Transportation Center
215 Iyannough Road, Hyannis

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 | 6:00 PM VIRTUAL
Meeting Link:, Passcode: join

Comments on the 2024 RTP may be sent via mail, facsimile, e-mail, or online by July 17,2023, as follows:
• Mailed:
Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program
Attn: Colleen Medeiros, Transportation Program Manager
3225 Main Street (Route 6A) | PO Box 226
Barnstable MA 02630-0226
• Sent by facsimile (fax) to the attention of Colleen Medeiros, Transportation Program Manager, FAX: 508-362-3136
• Via electronic mail (E-Mail) please put “2024 RTP” in the subject line and send to:
• Via online public comment form: Fill out an online public comment form by visiting this link:

A virtual public meeting of the Cape Cod MPO is scheduled for July 24, 2023 at 1 PM to hear additional public comments and consider endorsement of 2024 RTP.

Please contact Colleen Medeiros at 508-744-1226 for further information.