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The proposed route for the Amp would run from White Bridge Road on the west side of Nashville (above) through downtown to Five Points in East Nashville. (Image via Metro Transit Authority)

Move To Outlaw Nashville’s Transit Line Met With Silence From Lawmakers

by / on March 5, 2014

Critics of the planned high-speed bus line from East Nashville to West End have taken their opposition to a new level. They’re now trying to outlaw the Amp by banning bus rapid transit projects at the state level.

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Lee Beaman, who runs a car dealership, has contributed heavily to efforts to derail the mayor's proposed Bus Rapid Transit system across town. (Credit WPLN/Daniel Potter)

Congressional Candidate Does His Part To Derail Nashville’s ‘Amp’ Plan

by / on February 12, 2014

It’s looking more doubtful that Nashville will get any financial help from the state to build dedicated bus lanes from East Nashville to West End – a $175 million project known as the “Amp.” The legislature’s Senate Transportation Committee voted Wednesday to block any spending on so-called “bus rapid transit services.”

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Carr Throws Exploratory Hat in DesJarlais Ring

Carr Throws Exploratory Hat in DesJarlais Ring

by / on December 20, 2012

A state representative from Rutherford County is the first to take formal steps toward challenging Congressman Scott DesJarlais in a Republican primary. Joe Carr announced an exploratory committee Thursday.

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Santorum Leads in Vanderbilt Poll, Headed to Fundraise in Nashville

by / on February 27, 2012

Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum received cheers on Saturday in Chattanooga after calling President Barack Obama a “snob” for his views that every American child should go to college.

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Antioch Residents Vent Frustration at Tent City Meeting

by / on June 4, 2010

Some Antioch residents are upset they were never included in the decision to relocate a homeless camp to their neighborhood. Dozens showed up to vent their frustration at a three-hour town hall meeting Thursday night.

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