• 9/19/2017
  • MT17: Complete Streets from the MassDOT District 5 Perspective

    The project limits has a history of transportation issues: • High crash rates for vehicles and pedestrians (including 2 pedestrian fatalities); • Vehicular congestion at peak travel periods as Bearses way is a main route to the Cape Cod Mall and the Hyannis Central Business District to the South; • Inadequate roadway capacity; • Lack of multimodal accommodation ; • Lack of connectivity to adjacent Shared Use Path (SUP) facilities on Route 28 and Bearses Way Critical construction work associated with this project includes: • Reconstruction of traffic signals to include ADA compatible pedestrian access along Route 28 at Bearses Way and the Cape Cod Mall entrance driveway ; • Widening of Route 28 where feasible to provide improved multimodal accommodation; • Construction of a raised median on Route 28 to improve safety; • Construction of new shared use path extensions, sidewalks and bike lanes at the intersection of Bearses Way and along the Route 28 corridor where feasible; • Geometric improvements at the 2 intersections to improve multimodal safety and traffic flow.

  • 1/24/2023
  • Transportation Terminology: Complete Streets

    Learn more about Complete Streets and how to plan and design streets for safe access for all people who need to use them, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. (Video 2:18)