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April182019

New Survey: Chapman Highway Implementation Plan

We need your input on priorities for the projects that have been identified as part of the Chapman Highway Implementation Plan.

The projects are intended to address problems and needs we heard from the input we received at our first public workshop and survey last fall as well as from analyzing updated data for information such as traffic counts, crashes and speeds on Chapman Highway. This survey contains the same projects that were presented at the April 16th Community Workshop and will allow us to obtain input from those who were unable to attend in-person.

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April42019

Savannah Robertson Joins Planning Staff

Savannah Robertson joined Knoxville-Knox County Planning as the Smart Trips Program Coordinator in February. She is already busy handing day-to-day operations, attending events throughout the area, supporting employers and implementing new programs. Help us welcome her!

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March262019

Updated Data on Crashes Involving Pedestrians and Bicyclists Now Available

TPO staff originally released data in 2017 about crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists in the region. Staff continues to maintain this data, and has recently updated it with information through March 2018. Updates include:

· Sevierville data added to crash map

· Heat maps of pedestrian and bicycle crashes added

· Updated infographics

· A regional comparison infographic added

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January172019

TPO Distributes Funds, Providing Transportation Options to Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

For the past six years, the TPO has distributed 5310 program funding to regional nonprofits and government agencies to enhance mobility options for seniors and persons with disabilities. To date, 35 vans and mini-buses have been purchased with the use of these funds.

Read more about the grant process. 

January22019

Survey Results: Chapman Highway Implementation Plan

A survey was available to the public from September 5, 2018 until October 19, 2018. Individual comments and a summary are now available. The summary breaks down the results for all five geographic segments, reviewing trade-offs, investment strategies, and map participation for each.

Results Summary Comments

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October222018

Knoxville on “Best Bike Cities in America” List

From the City of Knoxville’s Comprehensive Bicycle Plan to the Urban Wilderness, bicycles have helped shape the city. Read on to find out more about how it landed us on the “Best Bike Cities in America” list.

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October192018

Minimum Three in Tennessee

Remember… Minimum 3 in Tennessee when passing bicyclists! Find out more about this campaign promoting the Three Foot Law.

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October52018

PARK(ing) Day

TPO and MPC recently participated in PARK(ing) Day, held on September 19, 2018. The Knoxville event was organized by a local group, and nearly 50 organizations reserved parking spots along Gay Street, transforming them into parklets for the day.

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September242018

Public Review and Comment for: Proposed Mobilty Plan 2040 and FY 2017-2020 TIP Amendments with Air Quality Conformity Determination

The TPO is initiating a 30-day public review and comment period from September 24, 2018 to October 24, 2018 for proposed amendments to the 2040 Mobility Plan and the Fiscal Years 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). These amendments required an updated air quality conformity determination, which is also made available for public review. 

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April 2019

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Apr 9 | Tuesday
CANCELLED: TPO Technical Committee MeetingSmall Assembly Room, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN 379029:00 am
Apr 10 | Wednesday
Hardin Valley Mobility Study Community MeetingHardin Valley Academy, 11345 Hardin Valley Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932, USA5:30 pm
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Apr 16 | Tuesday
Chapman Highway Community WorkshopSouth Doyle Middle School, 3900 Decatur Dr., Knoxville, TN 379205:00 pm
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Apr 19 | Friday
Good Friday: Office ClosedAll Day Event
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Apr 24 | Wednesday
CANCELLED: TPO Executive Board MeetingSmall Assembly Room, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN 379029:00 am
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