The Memphis MPO FY 2023-26 TIP is undergoing final State and Federal review, and final approval is anticipated to be received in January, 2023.
The TIP is a four-year, fiscally constrained, short-range program, which provides a prioritized list of multimodal transportation projects (including capital, resurfacing, signalization, bridge, pedestrian & bicycle, and transit) within the Metropolitan Planning Area. Its cooperatively developed every four-years and approved by the MPO Board and the Governors of Tennessee and Mississippi. The TIP provides an overview of how transportation revenues will be invested over a four-year period by state and local agencies that have legal responsibility to build, operate, and maintain highways, streets, and public transit systems. In order to be included in the TIP, these projects must have available funding. The TIP supports the vision of the 2050 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and must be in conformity with Federal air quality regulations.
Transportation Alternatives & Carbon Reduction Program Call for Projects
The Memphis MPO recently held a call for project applications for FY 2023 Transportation Alternatives (TA) and FY 2022/2023 Carbon Reduction Program (CRP) funding, which closed on December 7, 2022. The next steps will be evaluating the project applications and once selected, the awarded projects will be added to the FY 2023-26 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Following is the TA & CRP funding available to to the Memphis MPO Planning Area:
- Tennessee: $2,484,492 (TA) & $4,932,666 (CRP)
- Mississippi: $431,444 (TA) & $886,861 (CRP)
TIP Development Timeline
The FY 2023-26 TIP was adopted by the MPO’s Transportation Policy Board (TPB) on September 22, 2022. Following the FY 2023-26 TIP Adoption, the TIP underwent an Air Quality Conformity Review and the Conformity Finding Approval was received on November 2, 2022 for DeSoto County and December 13, 2022 for Shelby County. The Air Quality Conformity Determination approval letters are included in the FY 2023-26 TIP documents below. The FY 2023-26 TIP is currently undergoing final State and Federal review, which are anticipated to be received in January, 2023. The timeline below, shows the major development and approval milestones for the FY 2023-26 TIP.
Adopted FY 2023-26 TIP Documents
Following are the FY 2023-26 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) documents, including the associated Air Quality Conformity Demonstration Reports for Shelby and DeSoto Counties, which were adopted by the Memphis MPO's Transportation Policy Board (TPB) on September 22, 2022. The FY 2023-26 TIP is currently undergoing final State and Federal review, and the FY 2020-23 TIP will remain in place until final State and Federal approval of the FY 2023-26 TIP is received. Please visit the FY 2020-23 TIP Webpage to review the current TIP document.
FY 2023-26 TIP Document: Adopted September 22, 2022
FY 2023-26 TIP Appendix: Adopted September 22, 2022
Shelby County Air Quality Conformity Demonstration Report: Adopted September 22, 2022 & Conformity Finding Approval Letter
DeSoto County Air Quality Conformity Demonstration Report: Adopted September 22, 2022 & Conformity Finding Approval Letter
FY 2023-26 TIP Executive Summary
Año Fiscal 2023-26 Program de Mejora del Transporte Reumen Ejecutivo
Meetings were held across the MPO’s Planning Area during the public review period from August 8-13, 2022 to present the FY 2023-26 TIP. The following handouts, which were made available at the meetings, provide a summary of the TIP’s connection to the RTP, as well as an overview of how funding in the TIP will be distributed over the TIP cycle.
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If you would like more information on the TIP and its development you can contact:
You can also contact any of the Transportation Planners with the Memphis MPO, visit the Staff Webpage for contact information.