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  • NashvilleNext: A Future Roadmap

    by David Plazas | Mar 27, 2015

    During the past three years Metro government, in partnership with the community, has worked on a sophisticated urban planning experience to create a road map for how Nashville should look over the next 25 years.

    In the next quarter-century 1 million people are expected to move to Davidson, Williamson and Rutherford counties.

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  • Better transit a top priority for Nashville residents

    by David Plazas | Mar 15, 2015

    The SEC Tournament was a boon for Nashville and continues to add to the city's growing cachet.

    However, if you were one of the thousands of commuters who was stuck in traffic, you probably hoped for a minute that you were somewhere else.

    Traffic in Nashville and surrounding communities is already a headache even without all the visitors. It's the price of being in "It City," but there will be ...

  • NashvilleNext vision on cusp of being reality

    by David Plazas | Mar 14, 2015
    The time for action on carrying out NashvilleNext is finally upon us.

    During the past three years, Metro government, in partnership with the community, has worked on a sophisticated urban planning experience to create a road map for how Nashville should look over the next 25 years.

    In the next quarter-century, 1 million people are expected to move to Davidson, Williamson and Rutherford counties.

    Click here to read the full ...
  • Editorial board bus meeting a start to future solutions

    by David Plazas | Feb 09, 2015
    The Tennessean Editorial Board held its first meeting on a public bus. Executive Editor Stefanie Murray, Metro Columnist Frank Daniels and I rode with Nashville MTA CEO Steve Bland, Board Chair Marilyn Ott and spokesperson Patricia Harris-Morehead.

    The goal was to have to conversation about the future of transit as part of the overall discussion of a comprehensive approach to solving Nashville's transportation challenges in the future.

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  • Middle Tennessee mayors lay out legislative priorities

    by J.R. Lind | Dec 17, 2014
    The Middle Tennessee Mayors Caucus, a collaborative partnership among 40 mayors and county executives across the 10-county region, marked the end of the year by meeting with members of the state legislature to discuss regional priorities for the upcoming 109th Tennessee General Assembly. The gathering also included information from Nashville Region’s Vital Signs, a report produced by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Nashville Area MPO to highlight ...

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