Nashville is set to open the first 1.25 miles of a planned 7-mile long 440 Greenway that will parallel Interstate 440 and connect neighborhoods currently divided by Interstates 40 and 440. Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation and Greenways for Nashville are hosting an opening at 10:00 am, Saturday, October 27th, at Elmington Park.… 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
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
On Thursday evening, July 12, 2018, Transit Alliance had the pleasure of keeping company with some incredible Nashville talent. Beth Inglish, local artist most recently known for her “Pure Joy” art piece you can see wrapped around one WeGo Transit bus, gave a deeply personal background for her art and it’s placement.… Continue reading