Experts: Costs, timeline biggest concerns for Nashville transit expansion

The Tennessean Ariana Sawyer Most of the complaints among comments submitted about the new nMotion transit plan can be placed into two big buckets, according to Metro Transit Authority and Regional Transit Authority CEO Steven Bland. “Six billion dollars? Are you out of your flippin’ mind?” and “25 years? Are you out of your flippin’ mind?” Many […]

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 […]