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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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.
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.
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.
Regional transit is enjoying higher ridership in Middle Tennessee. Express buses and the commuter train from Lebanon are seeing sustained increases.
Public transportation in Nashville will ease one step closer to normal on Monday.
Nashville’s first bus rapid transit route, or BRT, begins service Sunday.
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.
The Metro Transit Authority plans to start bus service to and from Williamson County starting in November.
The Metro Council hopes to take a final vote on Davidson County’s $1.5 billion budget this week.
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.