Best Practices from the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network

Through the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network, we are creating new resources and tools for implementation. Our network partners are focused on collaborative efforts to accomplish the following projects:


Across Tennessee


Navigating Our Future: Best Practices Case Studies from the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network

A new publication from the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network, sponsored by the NADO Research Foundation highlights innovative community and economic development projects being implemented throughout Tennessee. Stories presented from the state’s diverse regions and communities demonstrate collaborative leadership, strategic partnerships, and implementation-funding techniques that local government, planning, and community and economic development leaders can put to use in their own communities.






West Tennessee Region


Mid-South Regional Greenprint & Sustainability Plan

Complete Streets Policy Development

Courthouse Square Revitalization – Ripley, Tennessee


Southwest Tennessee Region


Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI)

REDI College Access Program

REDI Digital Factory


Middle Tennessee Region

2035 Regional Transportation Plan

James Campbell Boulevard – Columbia, Tennessee

Robertson County Comprehensive Growth and Development Plan

Sustainable Tourism Strategy Implementation – Cheatham County


Southeast Tennessee Region


Thrive 2055

Natural Infrastructure Design & Implementation

Strategic Broadband Infrastructure Investment


East Tennessee Region


Plan ET

Safe Routes to School Implementation – Bristol, Tennessee

Healthy Communities and Aging in Place – Kingsport, Tennessee