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Walk & Roll: Memphis Region Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan



Walk and Roll Draft Plan Review - Now Available Through October 14th!                                


After months of analysis and community input, the draft Walk & Roll: Memphis Region Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan is now complete and ready for public review! Feel free to read the full plan, which contains program, policy, and infrastructure recommendations for bridging the gaps to create a safe regional active transportation system – including a list of 10 Catalyst Projects that have the potential to dramatically improve the experience of walking, biking, and accessing transit throughout Greater Memphis and the surrounding areas.

Add your comments from now through October 14th, you can access the draft Walk and Roll plan hereYou can also read and respond to comments by other users. When you’re done, be sure to share the link with your network and invite others to review and comment, too.

We appreciate all of your contributions during the Walk & Roll development process and eagerly look forward to your feedback on the draft plan.  

Executive Summary 

Resumen Ejecutivo del Walk and Roll

Walk and Roll Draft Plan (PDF) 


The Memphis MPO has launched the Walk & Roll: Memphis Region Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan. This planning process is focused on updating the region’s plan for a safe and connected active transportation system. The planning process kicked off in November 2019 and will continue through the Fall of 2020. The draft plan is now under review. 


The region coming together to talk about walking and biking.  This discussion is for anyone who walks or rolls along sidewalks, paths, or bike lanes in the Greater Memphis Region. 


A regional vision for walking, biking, and accessing transit. The topics discussed will include: safety, equity, connectivity, local needs, and priorities across the region


November 2019 to Fall 2020. There will be several ways to engage in the discussion.  The overall schedule is:

  • Winter 2019: Review of what has been accomplished since the 2014 Plan
    • Online Interactive Map goes live
  • Spring 2020: Meetings with Stakeholders and Public Engagement.  Visit the Walk and Roll Virtual Open House, details above.
  • Summer 2020: Regional Implementation Partner Workshop with representatives from cities, counties, and other regional agencies
    • Second Public Open House  (Stay tuned for details!)
  • Fall 2020 : Review Plan
    • Draft Plan Review Period: September 14 - October 14, 2020
    • Final Plan Released - Mid November 2020 


The study area for the plan covers Shelby and DeSoto Counties, and the western portions of Fayette County and the northwestern portions of Marshall County.


The region’s local governments have made progress since the last plan in 2014, but there is still progress to be made. Come learn how far the Mid-South has come and be a part of the discussions for what is next!

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Contact Information

If you would like more information on the plan and its development you can contact:

Zylavian Watley, Project Lead
Transportation Planner

Mavrick Fitzgerald
Transportation Planner

Jordan Smith
Transportation Planner

Collin Chesston
Project Manager

You can also contact any of the Transportation Planners with the Memphis MPO, visit the Staff Webpage for contact information.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:

125 North Main St., Suite 450
Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: (901) 636.7190
Fax: (901) 636.9404

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