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Call for Projects: Mobility Plan 2040

The TPO is soliciting projects for Mobility Plan 2040: Connecting People and Places. Project applications are due to TPO staff no later than Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Once submitted projects will go through an evaluation process before being approved by the TPO Board for final inclusion in the the plan.

Download the application to get started. 


Second Open Streets a Success!

Central Street was packed with happy, active bodies as the space transformed into a pop-up park for the second semi-annual Open Streets Knoxville event.

Read a little more...


State of Transportation Report Now Available

The first edition of the State of Transportation Report for East Tennessee has been released!

The report provides an overview of this Region's transportation system and factors that influence our investment in the system. 

View the 2015 Annual Report


Walkability Advocate Returns to Knoxville

Nationally renowned advocate for walkability and health Mark Fenton spoke before a full house of about 70 local leaders in Knoxville on Friday, April 8.

Read on, friend


TN Bike Summit in Chattanooga this Year

The 2016 TN Bike Summit on April 22-23 in Chattanooga, TN will feature presentations and workshops focussed on three broad topics: Public Health, Bicycle Tourism, and Infrastructure and Policy.

Find out more and how to register


We Need Your Ideas for the Mobility Plan 2040

The TPO is soliciting project ideas for the Mobility Plan 2040.

Take this quick survey and let us know what your big ideas are!

Survey closes Monday, May 2, 2016.


Public Meeting Notice: Street Widening Project (Knox County SR-71 Chapman Hwy)

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will host a Design Public Meeting on Thursday April 21, 2016 to gather public input on the Knox County SR-71 widening project from south of Simpson Road to Hendron Chapel Road.  

The meeting will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Valley Grove Baptist Church

Learn more. Get involved.


Mobility Plan Update Underway!

The Mobility Plan 2040 is currently being updated, and we want you involved.

Visit the Mobility Plan 2040 website to voice your input and stay up-to-date throughout the process. You can also browse the current plan (adopted in 2013) here.


New job opportunities available

The Metropolitan Planning Commission now has two new positions available.

Applications and additional information can be found here.

May 2016

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May 10 | Tuesday
TPO Technical CommitteeSmall Assembly Room, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN, 379029:00 am
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May 12 | Thursday
Great Smoky Mountains Regional Greenway CouncilFarragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive11:30 am
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May 25 | Wednesday
TPO Executive BoardSmall Assembly Room, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN, 379029:00 am
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