Public participation is integral to good transportation policies, programs, and projects. Meaningful community engagement is central to good decision-making.
Significant outreach results in greater community support for plans that help achieve the region’s goals for the future. The Outreach Plan fulfills federal requirements and serves as a working tool for TPO staff to refer to with each new plan or project.
General policies are based on regulations and requirements and guide outreach and engagement for all plans and programs. Customization for specific plans and projects allow the TPO to be flexible and conduct outreach that works best for a specific topic or study area.
The draft document is available for review and comment. If you have comments on the plan, please email Ally Ketron at firstname.lastname@example.org or 865-215-3234. You can also comment in person at the TPO Technical Committee Meeting on September 14, 2021, at 9:00 am in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building, 400 Main St., Knoxville, TN 37902.