Without better roads in Nashville, transit options will fail

The Tennessean Frank Daniels III Marshall McLuhan, the Canadian media theorist and futurist who concluded, “The medium is the message” also observed, “Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person’s car is the only place where he can be alone and think.” Though I only recently encountered McLuhan’s rationale, I have […]

Regional transit solutions topic of 10-county summit

The Tennessean Jamie McGee and Jill Cowan The need for transportation solutions has become a top priority for Nashville, and local nonprofit Cumberland Region Tomorrow is seeking to advance the conversation with a one-day summit focused on the issue. The Power of Ten Summit, set for Thursday, gathers leaders from 10 Middle Tennessee counties — […]

Nashville region must plan for future mobility needs

The Tennessean Keith Simmons Nashville is a 15-minute town. You can get anywhere in 15 minutes. Nashville is not Atlanta. “Skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it is.” — Wayne Gretsky Which of these statements is true? Not the first one. There are few routes for getting anywhere in Nashville […]