Whether for or against Nashville’s failed multi-billion-dollar mass transit plan, the question for Nashville residents has become: What led to such a lopsided vote?
Was the outcome more about problems with the plan, or was it a matter of one side doing a better job at delivering a message to voters?
WPLN morning host Jason Moon Wilkins and reporter Tony Gonzalez discuss the outcome in the audio above. Click to hear what voters expressed at the polls, how only a few urban council districts went in favor of the plan and what could lie ahead for officials and the future of transportation challenges in Nashville and the region.
For additional coverage of the vote and analysis, we recommend checking these out:
- WPLN's ongoing transit coverage
- The Tennessean: “6 reasons why the Nashville transit referendum lost big”
- Nashville Business Journal: “What business leaders say Nashville should do after defeat of transit plan”