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If you live or work in Middle Tennessee, your on-the-ground perspective can help the MPO formulate what it will take to maintain a high quality-of-life in the years to come, as our region continues to grow. Learn more about growth scenarios and join the discussion. We'll help put your ideas into action.


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Enough about us, what about you? We are interested in hearing from you and we've provided several ways for you to share your opinions, stories, lessons-learned, photos, videos. Shoot, we're even interested in hearing from you about better ways to hear from you.

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The MPO's Technical Coordinating Committee and Executive Board meet regularly. These gatherings are integral to regional planning. Citizens, advocacy groups, businesses and others are welcome to attend - time for public comment is included on every agenda.

The MPO also holds community meetings on its studies and major products, as well as collaborative, educational symposiums on topics related to regional growth, transit, and more. For details on when & where we'll be next, check out our Calendar of Upcoming Events.

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Want to learn more about the MPO, regional planning, or the future of transportation? We can provide a speaker for your next meeting, luncheon, workshop, symposium, or summit.

The MPO is a regular presenter to neighborhood associations, chambers of commerce, civic clubs and organizations, non-profit boards, local legislative bodies, planning commissions, and regional and national conferences.

Email Michelle Lacewell at with your request!

Try Something Different!

There may be many obstacles to your leaving the car at home and choosing a different mode of transportation to commute to work - or even for short trips to pick up the dry cleaning, the kids, or some Chinese take-out. But alternatives to the automobile for both commuter and short trips means less congestion, increased productivity, cleaner air, preserved green space, healthier lifestyles, and more money in your pocket!

TDOT Clear the Air

See what you can do to help clean our air by reducing vehicle emissions!


Google Maps

Did you know Google maps now provides directions whether you are driving, walking, or using transit. The Nashville MTA is now a Google partner. Check it out!

Smart Commute:

Check out all the ways you can make a smarter commute with TDOT's SmartCommute website!


Walk Score

How walkable is your neighborhood or the area around where you work? You may be surprised. Find out now!


Learn about cycling in your area, then map, log, and track your rides!



Learn about running in your area, then map, log, and track your runs!

Stanford University Parking & Transportation Services

Ever wonder how much your commute is costing you? What your commute's carbon footprint? Check out this nifty calculator developed by Stanford University!

Take a look at this resource developed for the Federal Highway Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency to provide education and resources to businesses and employees. Its worth a visit!

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Michelle Lacewell, APR
Deputy Director & Communications Officer


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