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MPC Sidewalk Committee

In March 2016, a Sidewalk Committee was formed to help draft a comprehensive sidewalk policy for the City of Knoxville and Knox County that would set requirements for walkability and pedestrian facilities associated with new development and redevelopment.

Next Meeting

This item was postponed until the December 2016 MPC Meeting.

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About the Committee

An ad hoc committee of four MPC Commissioner was formed by MPC Executive Director Gerald Green and MPC Chair Rebecca Longmire. The committee receives input from MPC staff, with the assistance of City of Knoxville Engineering Department and Knox County Engineering and Public Works.

Meetings

Meeting 1:  April 2016

The committee met in April 2016, to review information compiled by MPC staff with the assistance of City of Knoxville Engineering Department and Knox County Engineering and Public Works staff. At this meeting, the committee accepted the information and agrees with staff that more research was needed. Since April, staff have been compiling additional information with a goal of providing a recommended comprehensive sidewalk policy to the committee by mid-October.

Meeting 2:  December 6, 2016

The committee met in December 2016 to gather feedback on a draft walkability ordinance.

Meeting Schedule

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Committee Members

Contact Us

If you'd like more information about the Sidewalk Committee, contact us below.

Email: Gerald Green | Amy Brooks

Call: 865-215-2500

Send mail to: Gerald Green or Amy Brooks,
400 Main Street, Suite 403, Knoxville, Tennessee 37902