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TDOT Appoints New Director of Long Range Planning

Press Release from Tennessee Department of Transportation; Jan. 11, 2012:

Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer names Tanisha Johnson Hall, AICP, as the new Long Range Planning Division Director. In her new post, Hall will oversee the division which identifies transportation needs through analysis of travel and safety data, then engages communities to obtain public input on transportation investments. The Long Range Planning Division is comprised of the following four offices: Statewide Planning, Regional Planning, Research and Policy, and GIS Mapping and Facilities Data.

Ms. Hall has over 14 years of experience in Urban Planning, specializing in Transportation Planning and Research. She most recently served as Director of Research and Transportation at the Greater Nashville Regional Council.

“TDOT’s Long Range Planning Division is instrumental in identifying needs in communities across the state and ensuring we make sound transportation investments,” said Commissioner Schroer. “Ms. Hall’s extensive knowledge and experience in transportation planning will be a valuable asset to this agency.”

“I appreciate Commissioner Schroer’s confidence in my ability to lead the Long Range Planning Division,” said Hall. “I am extremely excited about the opportunity to make sure TDOT continues to deliver projects that improve Tennessee’s transportation system.”

Hall will begin her role at TDOT on January 17th.