Why The ‘Stop Amp’ Legislation Is Not Just A Nashville Issue

A riverfront trolley rolls through Downtown Memphis. Leaders in the state's largest cities say attempts by state lawmakers to ban Nashville's proposed bus rapid transit line could hurt transportation projects in their communities. Image: Memphis Area Transit Authority

A riverfront trolley rolls through Downtown Memphis. Leaders in the state’s largest cities say attempts by state lawmakers to ban Nashville’s proposed bus rapid transit line could hurt transportation projects in their communities. Image: Memphis Area Transit Authority

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WPLN’s Bradley George and Bobby Allyn talk about other cities’ concerns over efforts to ban the Amp.

A fight has been brewing in the state legislature over a mass transit project in Nashville. While it may seem like a local issue, it’s gotten the attention of mayors in Memphis, Chattanooga, and Knoxville. They say the legislation could change the game for transportation projects of their own.
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