"Promoting the development of a balanced, efficient, and affordable regional transportation system"
GREENPRINT 2015/2040 is the final plan of the Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan initiative, a process funded by a $2,619,999 Sustainable Communities Regional Planning...
Nov 2017The Regional Freight Plan seeks to identify balance across modes to move freight effectively, in, out and through the region in a manner to meet...
May 2016Background In an effort to improve the quality of bus stops in the Greater Memphis Region the Memphis MPO, in partnership with the Memphis Area...
Mar 2015A critical component of understanding future travel patterns and travel need throughout the Greater Memphis region is having a model to forecast future regional development...
The Memphis MPO is playing a critical role in getting all of the mayors and stakeholders in the area at one table to discuss the future of transportation and how we can work together to provide the best overall services to our residents.
—Lee Harris, Mayor, Shelby County, TN
The Memphis MPO encourages and promotes multi-modal strategy to support sustainability, livability and economic vitality for our region's different communities.
—Jim Strickland, Mayor, Memphis, TN
We need to consider all modes of transportation, and this is accomplished by the Memphis MPO with their Regional Transportation Plan that looks at the current conditions and future possibilities for cars, bicycles, and pedestrians in the region.
—Lee Caldwell, Supervisor Dist. 4, Desoto County, MS
The Memphis MPO assesses the development patterns in our region, then uses that information to help our cities and towns make smarter decisions about how to prioritize infrastructure investments for our current and future residents.
—Justin Hall, Executive Director, Marshal County IDA, MS
The Freight Advisory Committee is a great example of how the Memphis MPO is tying transportation to economic development, and they are working to ensure that the transportation system in our region is keeping local companies competitive.
—Rhea "Skip" Talor, Mayor, Fayette County, TN
The Memphis MPO helps to implement a sustainable travel pattern for the future, which is very important, because transportation is a key factor to enhancing all the facets of life.
—A. Keith McDonald, Mayor, Bartlett, TN