Chief of Bureau of Environment and Planning

James K. Polk Building, Suite 700
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN  37243
Phone:  615.741.5376
Fax: 615.741.0865 

Preston Elliott

Preston Elliott
Deputy Commissioner / Chief of Environment and Planning

The Bureau of Environment and Planning administers the environmental and planning of the department and multimodal activities. Functions include environmental compliance, environmental planning and technical studies, Long range planning, corridor and subarea planning, metropolitan and rural planning, freight planning, rail rehabilitation and oversight, public transportation program management and technical assistance, bicycling & pedestrian planning and infrastructure, research, traffic data collection and analysis, GIS and data analytics, and highway beautification.