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Executive Summary

The Executive Summary was presented to the Johnson City MTPO Executive Board on December 21, 2017 and provides a concise version of the full Plan.

Please click here to view the Executive Summary.


Notice of Johnson City Metropolitan Transportation Plan Public Review Period

Click here to download the full draft Plan (very large file - approximately 95 mb).

You may also view the document in DropBox.

The Johnson City Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) is responsible for developing a regional Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) that has a minimum 20-year horizon, includes a multi-modal element, a financial element, a list of cost-feasible projects, and meets certain federal transportation planning requirements.  The MTPO has developed a draft 2045 Plan that includes recommendations for various transportation projects focused on safety, congestion mitigation, improved access, economic development, and mobility options.  The Plan includes a significant amount of background data, forecasts of area development and traffic flow patterns, and anticipated funding that will provide the resources for implementing priority projects. Partners in developing this plan include the cities and towns of Bluff City, Johnson City, Elizabethton, Jonesborough, Unicoi, and Watauga, the counties of Washington, Carter, Unicoi, and Sullivan, the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, and the Federal Transit Administration. The Plan document will be available for public review ten days after this notice, by December 27, 2018.

A copy of the draft plan can be viewed during normal business hours at the Johnson City MTPO office, located in the Johnson City Transit Center at 137 West Market Street, Johnson City or on the Johnson City MTPO’s website at  This notice begins a 30-day review period which begins December 27, 2017 and is open until January 25, 2018.  A public meeting will also be held to provide the public an opportunity to review the plan, ask questions, and/or make comments.  The public meeting will be held January 11, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Johnson City Transit Center’s Training Room. Questions concerning the draft Plan, the public meeting, and the review process can be addressed by calling the MTPO offices at (423) 434-6272 or by emailing the MTPO at


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Who is the Johnson City MTPO?

The Johnson City Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO), which is responsible for long range transportation planning for the region, will be conducting the meeting. You can learn more about the Johnson City MTPO and what we do by visiting the About Us page.

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