Post Tagged with: "MTA"

Metro Lands $3 Million Federal Grant for Electric Buses

by / on September 14, 2012

The Metro Transit Authority has landed a federal grant to help purchase electric buses. Friday’s announcement attracted the country’s top overseer of mass transit.

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Nashville’s Poetry in Motion Features Amateurs

Nashville’s Poetry in Motion Features Amateurs

by / on April 30, 2012

For the month of April, MTA has showcased poetry alongside paid advertising inside its buses. City arts leaders have put a local twist on a national program called Poetry in Motion.

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MTA Adds Dime to Basic Fare, First Increase Since 2008

by / on January 3, 2012

Nashville bus fares go up for the first time in nearly four years on Friday. The Metro Transit Authority blames rising costs associated with employee health care and diesel fuel.

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Dean Throws Weight Behind West End Bus Rapid Transit

Dean Throws Weight Behind West End Bus Rapid Transit

by / on December 12, 2011

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean is putting his foot on the accelerator to get dedicated bus lanes running from West End to East Nashville. It would be the city’s first true venture into bus rapid transit.

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Regional Transit Maintains Boosted Passenger Levels

by / on June 21, 2010

Regional transit is enjoying higher ridership in Middle Tennessee. Express buses and the commuter train from Lebanon are seeing sustained increases.

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MTA Moves to Saturday Schedule

by / on May 7, 2010

Public transportation in Nashville will ease one step closer to normal on Monday.

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New Gallatin Road Bus Route to be Faster, Easier

by / on September 23, 2009

Nashville’s first bus rapid transit route, or BRT, begins service Sunday.

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Commuter Rail Still in Laboratory Mode after Three Years

by / on September 18, 2009

The Music City Star marks an anniversary today. And after three years in service, ridership on the commuter rail line is still far below initial goals.

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MTA Expands Service Beyond County Lines

by / on September 2, 2009

The Metro Transit Authority plans to start bus service to and from Williamson County starting in November.

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Council Hopes to Take Final Budget Vote This Week

by / on June 15, 2009

The Metro Council hopes to take a final vote on Davidson County’s $1.5 billion budget this week.

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Regional Mass Transit Focus for Nashville’s Mayor

by / on May 11, 2009

One Metro department escaped the budgetary axe and actually got an increase in Mayor Karl Dean’s spending plan for the next fiscal year. That’s because Dean wants to focus public transit monies on a regional network.

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