Downtown traffic: There is no escape plan

Nashville Business Journal Adam Sichko Within the next 12 months, three towers will open on a two-block stretch of Demonbreun Street. Combined, they can hold more than 3,500 office workers and apartment renters. How will that intense, clustered development worsen downtown traffic? Nobody has a clue. That’s right. No one, from developers to elected officials, […]

Nashville transit recommendations draw hope and ire

The Tennessean David Plazas The 25-year, $6 billion-dollar proposal for a major transit upgrade in Nashville has drawn excitement and agitation alike from readers. Comments on The Tennessean’s editorial last Sunday, “Nashville area wants big, bold traffic, so build it,” and questions from readers in a Facebook Live video I hosted on Monday show there […]

Nashville Area Wants Big, Bold Transit, so Build It

The Tennessean David Plazas Nashville-area residents asked for a big, bold transit plan and that is exactly what they got in the nMotion recommendations released Wednesday. Now, their elected officials need to commit to the funding and the follow-through to make this ambitious, expensive and very long-term project a reality. The $6 billion price tag for […]