It’s the perfect time to make a different New Year’s Resolution. Sure, this resolution will help lower your carbon footprint, making you more environmentally considerate. Is it a proven way to help with your overall physical and mental health? Absolutely. But it is a strong and separate resolution (behavior shift) that deserves its own focus.… Continue reading
We know reliable transportation and access to transit is critical in many ways. The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Board of Directors also realize this and has launched Vets for the Holidays.
Vets for the Holidays is a program that allows military veterans the opportunity to access RTA commuter bus and Music City Star commuter train services for free through the end of the year.… Continue reading
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
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