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Multimodal Transportation Resources

James K. Polk Building, Suite 1800
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Phone (615) 741-2781
Fax  (615) 253-1482

Liza Joffrion
Liza Joffrion

The Division of Multimodal Transportation Resources includes Public Transportation; Rail and Waterways; Rail Inspection and Safety; and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Program. The division administers state and federal grant programs for public transportation. On rail and water transportation, inspects railroads and rail crossings for safety, provides safety upgrades at key highway-rail crossings. The division's Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, monitors TDOT resurfacing projects, and works with other divisions to include appropriate treatments for bicycles and pedestrians.

The Mission Statement

To enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods by fostering a robust multimodal transportation system, including public transit, bicycle/pedestrian facilities, railroads, and navigable waterways.

The Division of Multimodal Transportation Resources includes Passenger Transportation, the Rail and Waterway Transportation and Bicycle and Pedestrian. The Passenger Transportation section is responsible for public transit, planning and public awareness, and research and technical assistance. The Rail and Waterway Transportation is split into three offices and administers the funding of rail and track improvements, railroad safety, railroad regulations, the highway-railroad crossing program and waterway assistance.

NEW: Multimodal Access Grant

Do You Need A Ride?  For a complete contact click here.

Music City Star (First State Passenger Commuter Rail)

Tennessee Smart Commute (Commuting Choices)

Quick Links
bullet TDOT/Draft Multimodal State Management Plan (July 2014)
bullet Transportation Equity Fund Annual Report (pdf)
bullet Calculate Your Savings by Riding Public Transportation (APTA)
bullet National Environmental Policy Act