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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: RFS1-JDL-0206-A
Meeting Date: 2/6/2012
Host: Blount County Chamber Partnership
Group: Table 3
Participants: 8
Community Strengths:
  1. Strong education.
  2. Cooperation – working together – spirit of volunteerism – philanthropy. 
  3. Natural and scenic beauty – 4 season climate.
Regional Strengths:
  1. Airport (easy access) – central location in Eastern United States. 
  2. Innovation Valley – Tech Corridor- regional approach to economic development – Pellissippi Center.
  3. Beauty of the region and strong regional effort for preservation. 
Community Challenges:
  1. Long range planning/ community consensus.
  2. Trash/litter – better access to recycling.
  3. Education issues. 
Regional Challenges:
  1. Transportation infrastructure – completion of planned improvements – Pellissippi Parkway – Foothills Parkway – long range planning.  
  2. Becoming competitive in economic development. 
  3. Air quality.  

Changed at: 3/9/2012 2:19 PM Changed by: Liz Albertson
Created at: 3/5/2012 12:54 PM Created by: Liz Albertson
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