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Knoxville Regional
Transportation Planning Organization

400 Main St, Suite 403
Knoxville, TN 37902

email: contact@planeasttn.org
phone: (865) 215-2500
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Implementation Strategies

Over 360 strategies were identified during the Plan East Tennessee public input process. These strategies are organized by goals and the objectives they seek to achieve. This is a living document intended to be used as a resource for local governments, community organizations, businesses and individuals. The strategies listed here are not intended to be comprehensive but serve as a starting point for how we can all work together to achieve a stronger, more prosperous East Tennessee.

Explore strategies by clicking each goal:
Clean Air and Water
REGIONAL GOAL #1

CLEAN AIR AND WATER

We must work across town, city and county boundaries to ensure air is safe to breathe and waters are clean to drink, swim and fish.
Healthy People
REGIONAL GOAL #2

HEALTHY PEOPLE

We must build a diverse, vibrant region that nurtures good health and values a high quality of life.
Regional Prosperity
REGIONAL GOAL #3

REGIONAL PROSPERITY

We must compete on a global stage, grow and attract new business that will build a foundation for regional prosperity.
Local Food Production
REGIONAL GOAL #4

LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION

We must use our prime soils, plentiful water and farm-to-market road network to grow our food production capabilities into a complete local food economy.
Transportation Choices
REGIONAL GOAL #5

TRANSPORTATION CHOICES

We must expand options for moving around the region when an additional 300,000 people call the area home in 2040.
Efficient Infrastructure
REGIONAL GOAL #6

EFFICIENT INFRASTRUCTURE

We must maximize the efficiency and value of our current infrastructure investment and keep operating and maintenance costs low.
Create Great Places
REGIONAL GOAL #7

CREATE GREAT PLACES

We must strengthen the identity of our unique communities, small towns and cities and enhance their character to make them great centers of activity.
Housing Choices
REGIONAL GOAL #8

HOUSING CHOICES

We must meet housing needs of an aging Baby Boomer population and a rising generation of Millenials less inclined to want large houses on large lots.

Understanding the Strategies

Category Definition
Goal: The achievement desired.
Objective: The specific results desired from our actions.
Strategy: The specific actions that will help the community move towards reaching each objective.
Scale: Is this primarily a local or regional goal?
Who: Who should have the primary responsibility for this strategy?
Potential Partners: These are specific partners in the region that can assist with implementation.
Timeframe: The expected time frame for objectives to be met by implementing this strategy.
Short: 1 - 4 years
Mid: 5 - 9 years
Long: More than 10 years
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