• 2016 Annual Partnership Luncheon
    2016 Annual Partnership Luncheon
    Middle Tennessee mayors, legislators, and community leaders celebrated the end of the year on Dec 14 and honored individuals from across their region significant contribution to Middle Tennessee's transportation initiatives over the past year. Learn more about this year's leadership award recipients and successes.
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  • Have Questions?
    Have Questions?
    Transportation in Middle Tennessee is a hot topic, and there are a lot of questions about how transportation plans are developed and projects implemented. Learn more about the planning process and find answers to frequently asked questions.
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  • Freight and Goods Movement Study
    Freight and Goods Movement Study
    The Nashville Area MPO has recently complete the third phase of its Freight and Goods Movement Study for Middle Tennessee. Learn more about how the region's freight infrastructure impacts our economy and recommeded strategies to improve our freight transportation system.
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  • Regional Transportation Plan
    Regional Transportation Plan
    Find out how city and county leaders from around Middle Tennessee plan to invest in our transportation system over the next 25 years.
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  • Our environment is the single most important factor in determining our health.
    Our environment is the single most important factor in determining our health.
    Learn more about the way our communities are designed and the relationship between our transportation systems and health.
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  • Why Managed Lanes?
    Why Managed Lanes?
    Across the U.S., transportation agencies face both growing congestion and a limited ability to expand freeway capacity. These limitations have led to innovative solutions to improve transportation networks, including managed lanes as a smart alternative to increasing capacity. When properly implemented, managed lanes allow agencies to improve safety and make the most effective and efficient use of existing freeway.
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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

  • June 19, 2017
  • TDOT Talks Traffic Issues with public for I-65 Corridor Study

    Middle Tennessee drivers in Brentwood and Spring Hill are getting an opportunity to give the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) feedback on what should be done on the I-65 corridor. On Tuesday night (June 20), the Brentwood Library located at 8109 Concord Road will play host to the second meeting. That will be followed up by a meeting on Thursday (June 22) at the Spring Hill City Hall located at 199 Town Center Parkway. All meetings will take place from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.

  • June 16, 2017
  • TMA Group's VanStar program awarded for sustainability efforts 

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Transportation, recently announced the winners of the 2017 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards. The awards recognize outstanding initiatives that improve the efficiency, accessibility, affordability and sustainability of transportation systems throughout the state.

    The TMA Group’s VanStar regional commuter vanpool program was named a recipient of the Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Award, one of 11 statewide honorees. The VanStar program was honored for its sustainable environmental impact. VanStar participants choose an alternative to commuting alone in their personal vehicle to and from work. TMA provides the vehicles, the insurance, covers all maintenance and repair costs, with the monthly commute costs shared by the vanpool riders

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