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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

Regional Outreach Series 1:  Strengths and Challenges

Meeting in a Box

Outreach Series 1 Meeting in Box focused on the strengths and challenges of the East Tennessee Region and on specific community the participants reside in. Over 200 people from 20 organizations participated in this first round of input gathering via a Meeting in Box.

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Regional Outreach Series 1 Meeting in a Box Results

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Meeting Code: BZA – RFS1-JDL-0202
Meeting Date: 2/2/2012
Host: Blount Planning Commissions
Group: Table 3
Participants: 7
Community Strengths:
  1. Best living conditions, location- proximity to other places, access to travel 
  2. Diverse population/people – socially, economically, culturally
  3. Well balanced community
Regional Strengths:
  1. Educational opportunities 
  2. Job market 
  3. Property rights
  4. Low stress/more casual environment 
Community Challenges:
  1. Improve local roads and infrastructure 
  2. Reduced county debt
  3. Need for businesses and jobs
Regional Challenges:
  1. Improvements to infrastructure
  2. Increase jobs and business 
  3. Sovereignty of local communities of 5 counties

Changed at: 3/9/2012 2:15 PM Changed by: Liz Albertson
Created at: 3/1/2012 4:49 PM Created by: Liz Albertson
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