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Share your thoughts on NashvilleNext's "Preferred Future"

Opening screen of Preferred Future surveyThe NashvilleNext "Preferred Future" represents a direction our city and county could possibly take over the next 25 years. Our new online survey provides an opportunity to comment on potential changes.

Take the online survey

"Preferred Future" map

Video: NashvilleNext planner Greg Claxton explains the "Preferred Future" and the community-focused process which led to it

Questions? Comments? Email NashvilleNext here

The "Preferred Future": what does it mean for me?

Map of downtown potential zoning and land usePlans for some areas would change significantly, others less so. We've prepared maps of each of Davidson County's fourteen planning districts, or "communities," and links to those appear below, along with several smaller areas within those communities and Powerpoint slides and notes from a presentation that planners have been making to community and business groups.

Overview of the draft Preferred Future

Proposed changes in the individual Community Plan areas

Public comment at community meetingNashvilleNext "Community Conversations"

Videos of speakers' presentations and related discussions over the past few months, and reports prepared by expert teams of community volunteers

Presentation and discussion: Economic growth

Presentation and discussion: Transportation and mobility

Presentation and discussion: Culture and placemaking

Report: Culture and placemaking

Presentation and discussion: Affordable housing and gentrification

Report: Affordable Housing and Gentrification public discussion

Report: Equitable development

Jefferson Street revitalization

This report outlines current conditions and possible strategies for revitalization along the Jefferson Street corridor in North Nashville.

Report: "Revitalization Strategies in Historic Black Business Districts"

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Frequently Asked Questions

Community outreach

photo of small-group discussion at community meetingWe're actively seeking out as wide a range of public input as possible - and, in many cases, building new connections to communities which had not previously been involved in the planning process. Details are on our Community Outreach page.

Resource Teams: creating future possibilities

photo of Resource Team meetingExpert panels of local volunteers continue to provide advice and guidance on specific topics. Learn more about them on our Resource Teams page.