Recently, the Cape Cod Commission shed two stalwart staffers, transportation engineer Clay Schofield and senior transportation planner Priscilla Leclerc.
had served the regional planning and regulatory agency for 14 years, Leclerc for 20.
was something of a house visionary at the Commission.
Among many other projects, he
guided development of the Lower Cape's "Flex" bus routes, which allowed drivers to deviate from standard routes in sparsely populated areas to pick up riders.
He came to the Commission from Boston's MBTA, where he'd been deputy director of planning and worked on the still-needed rail link between North and South stations.
During his last days at the Commission, Schofield was working on coordinating sub-regional disaster planning with South Shore communities.
noted that emergency plans for both areas show cars being funneled to barracks at the Massachusetts Military Reservation, which is also slated to house extra National Guard troops - and a number of which are slated to be torn down.
, who is talking to Cape (his preference) and Boston concerns, says he
has no hard feelings.
"My understanding is that the mission of the Commission is wastewater," he
told the paper.