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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 2:  Aspirations for 2040

Meeting in a Box

Outreach Series 2 Meeting in a box is designed to encourage group conversation about the future residents want to see for the region. It then asks participants to prioritize ideas for a regional vision and finally to identify how these future priorities will apply to individual communities.

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Regional Outreach Series Meeting in a Box Results

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Meeting Code: RFS2-BEH-0625
Meeting Date: 6/25/2012
Host: Brian Hann
Group: Appalachian Mountain Bike Club
Participants: Table 2 - 11
Facilitator: Grant
Economy and Workforce:
  1. Educate the workforce to contribute
  2. Attract Jobs
Transportation and Infrastructure:
  1. Realistic & usable mass transit
  2. Better services for people who make healthy decisions
Housing and Neighborhoods:
  1. Self-sustaining neighborhoods
  2. Revitalize & create incentives to revitalize existing neighborhoods
Healthy Communities:
  1. Promote healthy lifestyles
  2. Local food/community gardens
Environment:
  1. Make recycling programs accessible
  2. Promote energy efficiency
Additional Comments: What employment & education options will be available?
 - Low taxes, good healthcare, production of more local goods
 - Support of local businesses, more self-sustaining
 - Educate and not just graduate
 - Increase of vocational job options
 - Inspire people to come here by making the job opportunities more attractive
What transportation systems will be provided?
 - Train/rail system and a more realistic bus service
 - Make carpooling more attractive
 - Make bus service more attractive
How will medical services be provided?
 - Better planning
 - Easier access to needed amenities
 - Alternative transportation
What will our neighborhoods and communities look like?
 - Energy efficient (ex: street lights)
 - Promotion of conservation

Changed at: 7/6/2012 8:14 AM Changed by: SuperUser Account
Created at: 6/29/2012 11:37 AM Created by: Sherith Colverson
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