Current Work Program

The Nashville Area MPO, first and foremost, is a forum for local communities to discuss how to invest in transportation infrastructure and services to support the greater Nashville area's goals for livability, sustainability, prosperity and diversity. While the MPO does not directly operate transportation services or construct facilities, it does have the authority to plan, prioritize, and program (fund) transportation projects with federal-aid appropriated through the United States Department of Transportation.

The current work program (FYs 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program) was adopted by the on November 16, 2016 and identifies more than a billion dollars in federal, state, and local funding for transportation projects over the coming years.

Types of Projects in the Regional Work Program

  • New Roadways
  • Roadway Widening
  • Roadways Resurfacing, Reconstruction,
    Safety Improvements, etc.
  • Intersection and Interchange Improvements
  • Bridge Repairs or Replacement
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Traffic Operations and Management
  • Signage and Wayfinding
  • Transportation Enhancements
  • Sidewalks
  • Bicycle Lanes
  • Greenways and Multi-Use Trails
  • Transit Vehicles, Stations, and Passenger Amenities
  • Bus and Rail Preventative Maintenance
  • Vanpool Programs
  • Transit/Paratransit Services
  • Travel Demand Management Strategies
  • Air Quality Outreach

Live, Interactive Work Program

Phase I of the interactive Transportation Improvement Program provides several useful tools for you to explore information about the major transportation projects scheduled for funding in your community. Launch interactive TIP

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Find projects in your area with the MPO's Interactive Project Map

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