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    You're Invited: MPO Membership Luncheon and Meeting
    Join mayors, county executives, and community leaders from across Davidson, Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson counties on November 12 for the MPO’s inaugural annual membership luncheon to discuss regional transportation priorities for state and federal funding through the TDOT work program and 2040 Regional Transportation Plan.
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  • Tell Us What You Think!
    Tell Us What You Think!
    Have opinions about transportation in Middle Tennessee? Take this short survey to help us develop policies, plans, and investment strategies for the next 5, 10, 15 and 25 years.
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  • MPO Seeks Ideas for Next Transportation Plan
    MPO Seeks Ideas for Next Transportation Plan
    The MPO has launched a major update to the Regional Transportation Plan and is seeking proposals from Middle Tennessee cities, counties, transit agencies, and TDOT to help identify projects for federal funding through the year 2040.
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  • Robertson and Maury Counties Join the Nashville Area MPO
    Robertson and Maury Counties Join the Nashville Area MPO
    As Middle Tennessee continues to grow, so does the planning area and executive board of the MPO. Welcome Robertson and Maury!
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  • U.S. Transportation Secretary Meets with MPO and its Partners
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Meets with MPO and its Partners
    As funding for U.S. transportation programs will soon expire, USDOT Sec. Foxx met with the MPO to discuss how the federal government could become a better partner on implementing transportation plans in America´s metros, as part of his grassroots bus tour.
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  • Greater-Nashville Transit Vision Released as "Tube"-Style Schematic
    Greater-Nashville Transit Vision Released as "Tube"-Style Schematic
    Short and long-range transit-vision elements from the MPO´s 2035 Plan have been stylized into an interactive route map, based upon the now-ubiquitous schematics used by world-class transit systems like the London Underground, New York City MTA, and D.C. Metro.
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  • Nashville Second Only to Atlanta as Nations Most Sprawling Metro
    Nashville Second Only to Atlanta as Nations Most Sprawling Metro
    Smart Growth America scored the Nashville region as second-to-worst in a ranking of Americas best and worst metros for sprawl. Researchers looked at residential and employment density; neighborhood mix of homes, jobs, services; strength of activity-centers and downtowns; street-network accessibility.
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About the MPO

The Nashville Area MPO leads in the development of the region's long-range transportation plan and short-range transportation improvement program through a partnership among the U.S. DOT, Tennessee DOT, local elected leadership, local planning and public works directors, the business community, and citizens across the Nashville region.

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News & Notes

  • October 15, 2014
  • MPO to host Annual Membership Luncheon 

    On Nov. 12 mayors, county executives, and community leaders from across Davidson, Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson countieswill come together for the MPO’s inaugural membership luncheon to discuss regional transportation priorities for state and federal funding through the TDOT work program and 2040 Regional Transportation Plan. Click here for registration. 

  • October 10, 2014
  • MPO to hold Public Workshops for SR 109
    As part of an Access Management Study of State Route 109, the MPO will be hosting public workshops in Wilson and Sumner Counties on Oct. 27 and Oct 28. The goal of the study is to develop access management standards and guidelines that will preserve and enhance the
    long-term safety, efficiency, economic development, and environmental resources of the State Route 109 corridor.
  • October 7, 2014
  •  2014 Nashville Region's Vital Signs report released
    Today marked the release of the second annual Nashville Region’s Vital Signs, an economic indicators report which is led by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Nashville Area MPO. This report allows us to identify what’s working and forecast emerging issues and challenges – while we still have time to develop regional solutions.

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