• Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony
    Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony
    Last fall elected officials and community partners from across Middle Tennessee gathered to endorse regional transportation priorities for federal and state funding, and to recognize recipients of the 2014 annual leadership awards.
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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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  • Looking Forward to 2040
    Looking Forward to 2040
    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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  • 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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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

  • February 9, 2015
  • Mayoral candidates offer thoughts on regional transit solutions
    Transportation and improving transit is one of the top issues facing those aiming to be the next mayor of Nashville. The Nashville Business Journal asked each candidate for their thoughts on solutions to improving transit in Middle Tennessee. 

  • February 6, 2015
  • Opinion: What the transit issue is really all about
    Tennessean columnist Keel Hunt shared his perspective, a bit of history and a call for the next mayor of Nashville to be a leader in the development and execution of transit in our region. 

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