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Transportation Planning

Corridor and Neighborhood Transportation Studies

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Components of Access Nashville 2040

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Access Nashville 2040, a comprehensive, countywide transportation plan, is made up of several component plans which guide transit, street, bicycle, and pedestrian infrastructure investments.

Major & Collector Street Plan

Staff contact: Michael Briggs, AICP, Transportation Planner 615-862-7219

Pedestrian & Bicycle Plan

Staff contact: Metro Public Works, 615-862-8750

Peter Bird, 615-862-7174, is the Planning Department's Active Transportation Planner.

Parks & Greenways Master Plan

  • "Plan to Play," the current Parks & Greenways Master Plan, was adopted in March 2017.

Staff contact: Tim Netsch, 615-862-8400

Mass Transit Plan

  • nMotion2015 is the current strategic transit master plan.

Staff Contact: Felix Castrodad, Director of Planning and Grants, Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority 615-862-5950

"Every Place Counts" Design Challengephoto of community discussion

In July 2016, the US Department of Transportation held one of four "Design Challenges" in Nashville, concentrating on the Jefferson Street corridor near I-40. USDOT's report was released in December 2016.

More about the "Every Place Counts" Challenge