Nashville’s real-time bus app coming this year

The Tennessean Joey Garrison Nashville’s new transit chief says he hears one question more than any other: When’s the app coming? Talks of a mobile app to provide real-time information on the status of city buses in Nashville go back five years. Finally, Metro Transit Authority’s top official says, the long wait will be over […]

Nashville can learn from Salt Lake’s transit success

The Tennessean Jamie McGee SALT LAKE CITY – Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes is a conservative lawmaker who saw public transit as an over-subsidized social service. Given the building costs, he thought the state would be better off buying people cars. But when he began drilling down into the maintenance needs of the roads, the Salt […]

Move Nashville area transit debate forward

The Tennessean David Plazas Momentum is building for a better transit and transportation system in Middle Tennessee. Regional political and private sector leaders, grassroots organizations and average citizens are sending messages that a bold vision must be developed and acted upon soon in order to allow our fast-growing, increasingly popular communities to prosper now and […]