Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO)





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The Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) provides comprehensive transportation planning in Knox County and the urbanized areas of Anderson, Blount, Loudon and Sevier Counties. The US Department of Transportation requires urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more to form a Transportation Planning Organization.


TPO EXECUTIVE BOARD
  • Ensures cooperative, comprehensive and continuing transportation planning
  • Reviews and approves Transportation Plans and Programs
  • Implements provisions of current Federal Transportation legislation
  • Apportions Surface Transportation Program funds and certain federal transit funds
  • Sets policy and provides administrative oversight

APPOINTMENT OF BOARD MEMBERS

TPO Executive Board members are elected officials from the Cities of Alcoa, Clinton, Knoxville, Lenoir City, Loudon, Maryville and Oak Ridge, the Town of Farragut and Anderson, Blount, Knox, Loudon and Sevier Counties, the East Tennessee Development District, the State of Tennessee and a representative from the public transit community.


MEETINGS SCHEDULE

The TPO Executive Board meets on the the fourth Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building. Meeting locations are subject to change.


EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

ELECTED OFFICIALS WHO REPRESENT AREAS
Alcoa - Clint Abbott, Mayor
Anderson County - Terry Frank, Mayor
Blount County - Ed Mitchell, Mayor
Clinton - Scott Burton, Mayor
Town of Farragut - Ron Williams, Mayor
Knoxville - Indya Kincannon, Mayor 
Knoxville City Council - Gwen McKenzie, Vice-Mayor
Knox County - Glenn Jacobs, Mayor
Knox County Commission - Larsen Jay, Commissioner
Lenoir City - Tony Aikens, Mayor
Loudon - Jeff Harris, Mayor 
Loudon County - Rollen Buddy Bradshaw II, Mayor
Maryville - Andy White, Mayor
Oak Ridge - Warren L. Gooch, Mayor 
Sevier County - Larry Waters, Mayor

ELECTED OR APPOINTED MEMBERS
East Tennessee Development District - Ed Shouse
Tennessee County Highway Officials Association - Harold Pitner, Commissioner
Public Transportation - Issac Thorne, KAT Director
State of Tennessee for the Governor - Troy Ebbert, TDOT Region 1

NON-VOTING MEMBERS
Federal Highway Administration, TN Division - Sean Santalla
Federal Transit Administration, Region 4 - Andres Ramirez







BOARD MEMBERSHIP
Click here to view current board membership and to check for opportunities to serve on this board.