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 […]

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 […]