New initiatives for Nashville’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) are rolling out. This week, both Vanderbilt University and Metro Planning announced programs to address the mounting stresses caused by so many people (some 84% of 74,000) driving alone: congestion, parking, and use of space.… Continue reading
When we invited youth to attend the Transit Citizen Leadership Academy, we reached out to the Oasis Center. They readily partnered with us to give their students the opportunity to take the six week academy. This year, we are happy to share their invitation for youth to join them in their yearlong academic quest to teach Metro high school students about public transit while listening and learning more about youth’s perspective on public transit, including the WeGo Public Transit system.… Continue reading
Franklin, TN- The TMA Group’s Clean Air Partnership in collaboration with Franklin Special School District is expanding the School Pool is Cool program. This innovative program, starting in August 2018, will now serve Franklin Intermediate, Freedom Middle, Poplar Grove Elementary and Poplar Grove Middle Schools.… Continue reading
Recent research has proven that even suburban areas can and will utilize public mobility options when they are available (see our previous blog “WeGo Transit: What’s in a Name” or the CityLab story). So, if you’ve been wondering what’s available in the Middle Tennessee region you are in luck!… Continue reading
It’s generally believed that only well-established, Northeastern, densely populated cities can support a successful public transit system. Yet smaller, more suburban cities across the nation are proving the “if you build it they will come” mantra works for transit.
Take a recent Mobilitylab article that posits “Every City Can Be a Transit City, Regardless of Density.” Encouraging news for Nashville and the Middle Tennessee region.… Continue reading