• Have Questions?
    Have Questions?
    Transportation in Middle Tennessee is a hot topic, and there are a lot of questions about how transportation plans are developed and projects implemented. Learn more about the planning process and find answers to frequently asked questions.
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  • Tell Us What You Think!
    Tell Us What You Think!
    Have opinions about transportation in Middle Tennessee? Take this short survey to help us develop policies, plans, and investment strategies for the next 5, 10, 15 and 25 years.
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  • Looking Forward to 2040
    Looking Forward to 2040
    The MPO has launched a major update to the Regional Transportation Plan and is seeking proposals from Middle Tennessee cities, counties, transit agencies, and TDOT to help identify projects for federal funding through the year 2040.
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  • Greater-Nashville Transit Vision Released as "Tube"-Style Schematic
    Greater-Nashville Transit Vision Released as "Tube"-Style Schematic
    Short and long-range transit-vision elements from the MPO´s 2035 Plan have been stylized into an interactive route map, based upon the now-ubiquitous schematics used by world-class transit systems like the London Underground, New York City MTA, and D.C. Metro.
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  • Our environment is the single most important factor in determining our health.
    Our environment is the single most important factor in determining our health.
    Learn more about the way our communities are designed and the relationship between our transportation systems and health.
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About the MPO

The Nashville Area MPO leads in the development of the region's long-range transportation plan and short-range transportation improvement program through a partnership among the U.S. DOT, Tennessee DOT, local elected leadership, local planning and public works directors, the business community, and citizens across the Nashville region.

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News & Notes

  • June 16, 2015
  • TDOT announces Multimodal Access Fund Grants
    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced yesterday the award of $10.2 million in Multimodal Access Fund Grants to 14 communities across the state. The grants will fund infrastructure projects that support the transportation needs of transit users, pedestrians, and bicyclists by addressing gaps along the state highway network.

  • June 15, 2015
  • Power of Ten Summit to focus on regional transit solutions
    The need for transportation solutions has become a top priority for Nashville, and local nonprofit Cumberland Region Tomorrow is seeking to advance the conversation with a one-day summit focused on the issue. The Power of Ten Summit, set for June 18, gathers leaders from 10 Middle Tennessee counties — Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson. The event will include experts from national think tanks and companies, as well as local transportation and planning officials.

  • June 3, 2015
  • Nashville Area Chamber releases health study with regional partners
    The Chamber, Nashville Area MPO and a wide variety of partners have announced a landmark report that delves into the health of a distinct metropolitan area. Unlike other reports, which usually look at large areas, such as whole states, or local areas, such as counties, this study dives into how the health of residents of a metropolitan area rank to other benchmark cities.

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