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Walk & Roll: Memphis Regional Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan

Post Date:02/04/2020 11:00 AM

 Walk & Roll

The Memphis MPO has launched the Walk & Roll: Memphis Region Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan which includes DeSoto County. This planning process is focused on updating the region’s plan for a safe and connected active transportation system. The planning process kicked off in November 2019 and will continue through the Fall of 2020.




The region coming together to talk about walking and biking.  This discussion is for anyone who walks or rolls along sidewalks, paths, or bike lanes in the Greater Memphis Region. 


A regional vision for walking, biking, and accessing transit. The topics discussed will include: safety, equity, connectivity, local needs, and priorities across the region


November 2019 to Fall 2020. There will be several ways to engage in the discussion.  The overall schedule is:

  • Winter 2019: Review of what has been accomplished since the 2014 Plan
    • Online Interactive Map goes live
  • Spring 2020: Meetings with Stakeholders and first Public Open House (Stay tuned for date and location!)
  • Summer 2020: Regional Implementation Partner Workshop with representatives from cities, counties, and other regional agencies
    • Second Public Open House  (Stay tuned for date and location!)
  • Fall 2020: Final Plan Released


The study area for the plan covers Shelby and DeSoto Counties, and the western portions of Fayette County and the northwestern portions of Marshall County.


The region’s local governments have made progress since the last plan in 2014, but there is still progress to be made. Come learn how far the Mid-South has come and be a part of the discussions for what is next!

Check our Public Notices Webpage and Minutes and Agendas Webpage for upcoming meetings and materials.  And keep up to date with the Memphis MPO by following us through our Facebook PageTwitter AccountYouTube Channel, and LinkedIn Profile! And don’t forget to sign up for our Travel Times Newsletter to hear about projects and the plans the MPO is working on!

Interactive Map

Our online interactive map is now live! Add your comments about existing conditions, needs, and desired improvements for walking, biking, and accessing transit in the Greater Memphis area.

Watch our YouTube video for a quick guide on how to access the interactive map and some of its features! 


Contact Information

If you would like more information on the plan and its development you can contact:

Zylavian Watley, Project Lead
Transportation Planner

Mavrick Fitzgerald
Transportation Planner

Jordan Smith
Transportation Planner

Collin Chesston
Project Manager

You can also contact any of the Transportation Planners with the Memphis MPO, visit the Staff Webpage for contact information.

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