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Wednesday, August 13
5:30 PM
East Tennessee History Center, 601 S Gay St
Proposed Layouts [PDF]
Downtown Circulation and Mobility Plan [PDF]
Jon Livengood
Alternative Transportation Coordinator

1400 Loraine Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37921

The City's professional design consultants, Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc. and Toole Design Group will be hosting the second public meeting for the Downtown Circulation and Mobility Plan for Downtown Knoxville. They will review recommendations and allow the public an opportunity to offer comments.

The plan will develop multimodal improvement strategies that will prioritize certain corridors within the CBID and assess the following:

  • The Gay St corridor will be assessed to determine: the preferred combination of on-street parking versus auxiliary turn lanes, ways to enhance traffic signs and pavement markings that direct motorists, and preferred approach to improving signalization along the corridor
  • Determine a preferred combination of one-way and two-way streets for both north-south and east-west movements in downtown.
  • Movement of vehicles through downtown and/or to selected destinations downtown
  • Transit service within and through downtown
  • Bicycle access through downtown and/or to selected destinations downtown
  • Adequate on-street parking at or near land uses that rely on on-street parking
  • Pedestrian connectivity within the CBID and also pedestrian connectivity with residential areas adjacent to downtown

    The project limits for this plan are W Depot Ave to the north, TN River to the south, Hall of Fame to the east, and 11th St to the west. Plan is expected to be complete by September 2014

    Please note: The PDFs linked above are drafts of this study by City of Knoxville consultants Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc. and Toole Design Group. They propose ideas and options for downtown traffic and streets. Once the study is finalized, it will be further reviewed by City staff for feasibility, functionality and cost, and also released for public review and discussion.

    If you have thoughts or comments about any of the ideas discussed in these documents, please send them to Jon Livengood at jlivengood@cityofknoxville.org.








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