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Mayor's 2017-2018 Budget: Transportation and Infrastructure

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Mayor Barry’s recommended budget includes support for Transportation & Infrastructure Projects, including:

  • $7 million for Metro Transit Authority to be used for:
    • Eliminating bus transfer fees
    • Extending the free Music City Circuit to Tennessee State University
    • Upgrading the Bus Fare Collection System
    • Purchasing 31 new hybrid Buses
  • New Services for Public Works
    • Roving trash truck
    • Downtown glass recycling program
  • Capital Projects like Roads, Sidewalks & Bikeways
    • $65million for sidewalks & paving
    • $3million for sidewalks near schools
    • $2million for bikeways
    • Continuing the Mayor’s Intersection Improvement Program