Over the next six months, Metro Public Works will swap out 2,500 speed limit signs across Nashville’s neighborhoods as the max speed falls from 30 mph to 25 mph to help address safety concerns.
The National Weather Service says another round of wintry weather is expected to hit Middle Tennessee on Wednesday night.
Nashville is reducing speed limits on many neighborhood streets to 25 mph following two years of rising pedestrian deaths.
Pedestrian deaths set a record in Nashville in 2019 and then hit an even deadlier level last year with 39 lives lost. Now an analysis from advocacy group Walk Bike Nashville is identifying trends in the incidents.
If you haven’t been thinking about electric scooters lately, well, Metro officials have been. Nashville has narrowed down its finalists for the scooter companies that will be permitted in the city.
The COVID-19 pandemic has slashed Nashville’s bus ridership in half — down 53% decline compared to pre-COVID times.
In Metro Nashville’s new 348-page transportation plan, Mayor John Cooper and his top advisors detail a vision for a system overhaul that puts improvements within reach of over 90% of the population.
The pandemic cut Nashville’s bus ridership by half compared to last year. But Mayor John Cooper’s transportation plan is gaining momentum after the Metro Council voted to support his proposal.
Nashville is now in its deadliest year for pedestrians. Recent fatal strikes have pushed past what had been a record-setting death toll in 2019.
Even Tennessee officials call it “the highway everyone loves to hate.” But Interstate 440 in Nashville will have all lanes reopened by next Thursday, July 2, completing one of the city’s most desired road projects.