• 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.
    Read More
  • 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.
    Read More
  • Nashville Area MPO Recognizes Community Leaders
    Nashville Area MPO Recognizes Community Leaders
    On Dec. 9, nearly 200 Middle Tennessee mayors, legislators, and community leaders met for the presentation of Middle Tennessee Connected - the draft update to the Regional Transportation Plan and to honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to transportation initiatives over the past year.
    Read More
  • 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.
    Read More
  • 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.
    Read More
  • 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.
    Read More

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.

More about the MPO

News & Notes

  • July 21, 2016
  • Nashville traffic project to impact hundreds of intersections

    There are roughly 850 intersections in Nashville controlled by traffic lights. This project will adjust the timing for 550 of them. It’s an expensive endeavor, but it’s expected to cut down on driving time and traffic. “This is the biggest synchronization project we’ve done by far,” said Mark Macy, director of Metro Public Works.

  • July 1, 2016
  • Mt. Juliet awarded funds to build Cedar Creek Greenway
    Mt. Juliet has announced plans to construct a 1.15-mile greenway on the north side of town after being awarded federal funds through the state. The Cedar Creek Greenway will have three trailheads — at Charlie Daniels Park, Park Glen and Tuscan Gardens — and will run along Cedar Creek, according to city officials.

  • June 28, 2016
  • Smart Growth America releases "Amazing Places" report
    Six cities, including Nashville, were highlights in this new report for using a variety of smart growth strategies to create neighborhoods which are in turn attracting new residents, supporting existing businesses, and growing new ones.

More News