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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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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/-WW-0711
Meeting Date: 7/11/2012
Host: Windie Wilson
Group: Knox County Workforce Connections
Participants: Table 1 - 6
Facilitator: Sherith Colverson
Economy and Workforce:
  1. Strong community college options with additional technical schools for trades and better access to post-secondary education & technical trades(with more health care related jobs)
  2. Increase in online educational programs
Transportation and Infrastructure:
  1. More green via tax incentives for electric car use
  2. Affordable mass transit (handicap accessible)
Housing and Neighborhoods:
  1. Better internet connectivity (easily available)
  2. Better connectivity between communities. 
Healthy Communities:
  1. Increase health education. (early childhood education)
  2. Better access to substance abuse programs.
Environment:
  1. Address less farming & less local foods. 
  2. Less urban sprawl. 

Changed at: 9/20/2012 11:50 AM Changed by: Sherith Colverson
Created at: 8/3/2012 12:47 PM Created by: Sarah Powell
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