Meet Jason Radinger, our new Bike/Ped Coordinator!
January 21, 2014
Jason Radinger was previously employed with Metro Public Works in the Engineering Division from 2001-2007. He has been involved with the design and the implementation of the Sidewalk and Bikeway Program from its infancy. During the first few years of the program, Jason served as the Bikeway Program Manager and oversaw the installation of 30 miles of bikeways.
In 2009, Jason went to work with Collier Engineering as a consultant for Metro’s paving and Bikeway Programs. Since 2009, Jason has worked closely with the MPW Paving Division and the former Bikeways Manager, helping manage and design many projects throughout Davidson County. Metro currently has 140 total miles of bikeways.
“I take this position very seriously and I want to elevate Nashville’s bikeways to new heights, ” Says Jason, “My goal is to create a seamless network of bikeways throughout the city.”
Not only does Jason help create bikeways, he enjoys bike riding himself. He is an outdoorsman who spends time biking both locally, and traveling around to State and National Parks to explore new places to bike and enjoy hiking.
Additionally as the Bike/Ped Coordinator he is committed to active, healthy living and making sidewalks safer, improving accessibility, and further enhancing Nashville and Davidson County as a great place to live, work, and visit.
The Metro Public Works Department has over 300 employees who provide a wide variety of services to the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County. Some of these services include:
- Helping to ensure a safe, clean and convenient transportation network of public streets and alleys
- Repairing potholes and repairing and building public sidewalks and bikeways;
- Mowing grass and trimming tree limbs on Metro roadways;
- Putting up new, adding, modifying, and repairing traffic signals and signage
- Providing Curbside Recycling service to over 89,000 USD recycling customers
- Collecting refuse from more than 126,000 homes.
- Managing the 311 Customer Call Center for Metro Government
- Permitting special events and road work in the right of way
- Providing engineering/review services for New Development
- Collecting brush and leaves curbside
- Removing dead animals from public right-of-ways
- Managing Pavement and Sidewalk Programs
- Snow removal and winter weather operations
- Metro Beautification and Community Service
- Transportation Licensing Commission