around is an important part of a livable city. Our transportation
infrastructure has a huge effect on the quality of life in Memphis
neighborhoods. People need easy and pleasant ways to accomplish all
of their daily tasks – getting to and from work, school, services,
recreation, and other needs.
is transportation infrastructure?
from airports, railways and highways to neighborhood streets, bike
trails, sidewalks, and public transportation.
any given year, public investment in transportation adds up to
millions of dollars. How we choose to spend this money is very
important because it impacts economic development, public health, and
the quality of life in our neighborhoods. Our transportation spending
also has a direct relationship to our region’s development patterns
and other land-use decisions.
can we influence transportation decisions to make our neighborhoods
better places to live?
track transportation infrastructure planning and spending here.
translate this information into something non-engineers/planners can
understand so that average citizens can better more engaged and more
effective advocates for an issue that impacts their lives.
provide public comment on plans and processes and invite public
Memphis advocates for safer and more convenient opportunities for
walking, bicycling, and using public transportation. Get involved and help us promote a transportation network
that works for everyone.