Tour de Lights 2013
The 7th annual bike ride is coming up Thursday, December 12 at 7 p.m. The event starts on Market Square and tours historic neighborhoods. This year, for the first time, the streets will be completely closed to motor vehicles, making the ride more like the parade of lights and costumes it has become! Thanks to our generous presenting sponsor, Downtown Knoxville! More info >>
FTA Program of Projects
Federal Transit Administration regulations require that a Program of Projects (POP) be developed that outlines how federal transit funds are to be spent in the urban area. The POP should be published in sufficient detail to afford citizens, private transportation providers, and appropriate local elected officials reasonable and adequate opportunity to examine the POP and to submit comments on it and on the performance of the grantee. Get the POP >>
Maryville-to-Townsend Greenway Plan Complete
The Master Plan for a greenway trail connecting Maryville to Townsend is complete. The TPO and Great Smoky Mountains Regional Greenway Council provided funding for the plan and worked with local governments and businesses in Blount County to conduct the study.
2014-2017 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
The Knoxville Regional TPO has adopted the 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP provides a four-year list of multimodal transportation projects by state and local agencies that have legal responsibility to build, operate, and maintain the states' highway, street and public transit systems within the Knoxville Urban Area. The TPO is awaiting final approval of the Draft TIP by the Federal Highway Administration.