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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
fax: (865) 215-2068

A stronger region, with healthier people, providing more choices:

How we grow matters!

By 2040, our region will have 300,000 new residents and 240,000 new jobs.

How do we grow that much, maintain what we love about our communities and ...

  • become more economically competitive?
  • improve our health and protect the environment?
  • enhance our housing and transportation choices?

Regional Growth Projections

The East Tennessee Region is expected grow by an additional 300,000 people in the next 30 years, meaning that the five-county PlanET area will be home to nearly 1 million people by 2040.

 Review Population Projections

Regional Growth Concepts

Five regional growth concepts showing where new homes, jobs, roads, transit and open space could be located have been developed. These will be used to define a preferred direction and identify policy and investment choices that will inform a future action plan for our region.

 Review the Growth Concepts

Regional Playbook

The PlanET Playbook is a compilation of voluntary and implementable strategies to guide communities across the region. The eight goals it outlines serve as the cornerstones of our strategic efforts to become a more competitive, healthy and prosperous region in the years to come.

 Review the Goals and Strategies

Demonstration Projects

A number of community-based projects demonstrating local solutions to typical regional problems have been developed in partnership with the University of Tennessee and the Community Design Center.

 Review the Projects

PlanET Perspective Guest Blog Series

Throughout 2013, local leaders delved into specific issues and ideas addressing a range of topics of interest to the East Tennessee region in this guest blog series.

 Review the Posts

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