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
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
Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority’s short-term summer bus schedule and route adjustments (ahem: reductions) are soon over!