Tri-County Transportation & Land Use Study

Coordinated Planning for Regional Mobility & Prosperity

The Tri-County Transportation & Land Use Study was a first of its kind effort in our region to bring local governments, citizens, and businesses together across jurisdictional boundaries to talk about significant growth issues. The effort, completed in 2012, created a forum for local leaders in the counties of Robertson, Sumner, and Wilson to consider the growth plans of their neighboring communities in an effort to improve their own - all for the sake of regional mobility and prosperity. The MPO used the effort to generate ideas for the regional transportation plan. Local governments have been using the effort to develop or improve upon their own comprehensive plans.

Public Workshop Recap

The MPO and local community planners conducted public workshops in December 2009 to give citizens a look at future growth and development across Robertson, Sumner and Wilson Counties, and to weigh in on preferences for how that growth should occur in order to support quality-of-life.

Workshop Press Release pdf

Thursday, December 3, 2009 - Sumner County, TN
Hendersonville Public Library
140 Saundersville Rd.
Reception at 5:00 p.m. and Presentation at 5:30 p.m.
View Presentation pdf

Monday, December 7, 2009 - Robertson, TN
The Farmer's Bank
3490 Tom Austin Highway
Springfield (next door to Lowe's, upstairs training room)
Reception at 5:00 p.m. and Presentation at 5:30 p.m.
View Presentation pdf

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - Davidson, TN
Nashville Downtown Partnership
150 4th Avenue North
Open house from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - Wilson, TN
Lebanon City Hall
200 N Castle Heights Ave
Reception at 5:00 p.m. and Presentation at 5:30 p.m.
View Presentation pdf

In late 2008, the MPO conducted two rounds of workshops throughout Robertson, Sumner, and Wilson counties. Please use the links below to access the information shared at those workshops.

ROUND 1: Challenges and Opportunities

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - Springfield, TN
First Methodist Church
511 South Oak Street
Begins at 5:00 p.m.
MPO Overview Slides pdf
September 30 Tri-County Study Slides pdf

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - Gallatin, TN
Vol State Community College
Wood Campus Building
Begins at 6:00 p.m.
MPO Overview Slides pdf
October 1 Tri-County Study Slides pdf

Thursday, October 2, 2008- Lebanon, TN
Wilson County Fairgrounds
Education Building
Begins at 5:30 p.m.
MPO Overview Slides pdf
October 2 Tri-County Study Slides pdf

ROUND 2: The Importance of Quality Growth

Monday, October 6, 2008- Hendersonville, TN
Hendersonville High School
123 Cherokee Road
Begins at 6:00 p.m.
October 6 Tri-County Study Slides pdf

Tuesday, October 7, 2008- Springfield, TN
Springfield City Hall
405 N Main Street
Begins at 5:00 p.m.
October 7 Tri-County Study Slides pdf

Thursday, October 9, 2008- Lebanon, TN
Cumberland University
Baird Chapel
Begins at 5:30 p.m.
October 9 Tri-County Study Slides pdf

Study Documents

05.27.08 Study Area Map pdf

06.10.08 Consultant Coordination Plan (DRAFT) pdf

06.10.08 Public Participation & Stakeholder Involvement Plan (DRAFT) pdf

06.10.08 Economic & Market Analysis Report (DRAFT) pdf

06.30.08 Existing Land Use Map pdf

06.30.08 Future Land Use Map pdf

09.15.08 Public Workshops Announced (Press Release) pdf

02.23.09 Economic & Market Analysis Report (FINAL) pdf

05.14.09 Steering Committee Presentation pdf

11.20.09 Steering Committee Presentation pdf

12.15.09 Steering Committee Presentation pdf

09.16.10 Steering Committee Presentationpdf

09.20.10 Preferred Growth Scenariopdf

09.20.10 Strategic Corridors Analysispdf

09.20.10 Focus Areas Analysispdf

01.06.11 Regional Standardization of Local Major Thoroughfare Planspdf

01.06.11 Recommended Changes for Regional Transportation Planpdf

01.06.11 Conceptual Regional Transportation Planpdf

01.06.11 Draft Study Report pdf

01.06.11 Draft Study Report Figurespdf

07.13.12 Executive Summary pdf

07.13.12 Final Report pdf

07.13.12 Final Report Appendices pdf

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Project Team Partners

Local & Regional Partners:

City of Gallatin
City of Goodlettsville
City of Hendersonville
City of Millersville
City of Portland
City of White House
Sumner County
City of Springfield
Robertson County
City of Lebanon
City of Mt. Juliet
Wilson County
Greater Nashville Regional Council
Regional Transportation Authority

State & Federal Partners:

Tennessee Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
Federal Transit Administration

Consultant Partners:

LandDesign (Lead Consultant)
Kimley-Horne & Associates
Sterling Communications
Basile Baumann Prost Cole & Associates


For More Information

Project Management/ Information:

Michael Skipper, Executive Director
Nashville MPO
(615) 862-7204
skipper@nashvillempo.org

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