How to fix Nashville’s traffic problems, transportation pro offers his tips

Nashville Business Journal Scott Harrison “This stuff takes forever to do.” Perhaps that’s an unsettling comment for Nashvillians, particularly those sitting in rush-hour traffic. Al Biehler, the former head of Pennsylvania’s transportation department and now a professor of transportation policy at Carnegie Mellon University, offered them Thursday afternoon to an audience of elected officials, business […]

Mayor Anderson plans Williamson transit summit

Brentwood Home Page Jessica Pace With more than one million new residents predicted on the way to Middle Tennessee in the next 25 years, transportation is on the minds of planners and funders. Several transportation stakeholders met Thursday in Nashville at the Cumberland Region Tomorrow’s “Power of Ten” summit and discussed how to address the […]

Transportation leaders: If plan is right, funds follow

The Tennessean Jamie McGee When it comes to solving regional transportation problems, the biggest obstacle is, no doubt, funding. But what transportation leaders — locally and nationally — urged at Cumberland Region Tomorrow’s Power of Ten Summit on transportation Thursday was to first focus on a well-developed, comprehensive plan. If it is a strong enough […]