• 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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  • 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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  • Save the Date!
    Save the Date!
    Join Middle Tennessee mayors, legislators, and community leaders for highlights of the upcoming draft Regional Transportation Plan and to honor individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution to Middle Tennessee’s transportation initiatives over the past year.
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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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  • 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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  • What would you change?
    What would you change?
    nMotion 2015 is the Nashville MTA/RTA’s Strategic Plan, a 20-year comprehensive plan designed to meet the Nashville area’s transit needs. The plan will look at how the transit system works today and identify opportunities to enhance the transit system, improve service, attract and retain new riders and meet the growing needs of the Nashville region.
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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 14, 2015
  • MPO recruits former Metro Council member to study parking policies across region 
    The Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has hired former Metro Council member Peter Westerholm to lead research and develop recommendations to address Nashville’s growing downtown parking and mobility challenges. Westerholm’s efforts will inform policy strategies to be included in the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), which is slated for adoption by area city and county mayors in early 2016.

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