South Corridor Study

The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC), in partnership with WeGo Public Transit,
and the Tennessee Department of Transportation have announced the second round of public meetings for the South Corridor Transportation Study. The purpose of the Transportation Study is to identify possible improvements to improve mobility through and around the Cities of Nashville, Oak Hill, Berry Hill, Brentwood, Franklin, Thompson’s Station, Spring Hill and Columbia.

This second phase of outreach will present the in-depth analysis and summary of public input collected to date related to existing and future conditions of the corridor and will serve as the starting point for conversations related to the feasibility of mobility mode options and locations potential investment.

Several interactive stations will be set-up so participants can easily share their thoughts and input. The second round of meetings began Monday, Aug 26 and continue throughout the week:

Schedule of upcoming community meetings:
Tuesday, August 27 – Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Rd, Brentwood
Wednesday, August 28 – Brookdale Senior Living, 910 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin
Thursday, August 29 –Memorial Building, 308 W 7th St, Columbia

Each meeting will be open-house style; allowing for participants to drop in anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to offer feedback and ideas on the preliminary round of evaluation of the Study.

Please see the Study website for other opportunities of engagement or to schedule your own opportunity.

Project Background:
The South Corridor Transportation Study was identified as a top priority in both the multi-modal regional transportation plan and the more detailed transit master plan, “nMotion.” Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) has contracted a team of consultants led by WSP USA Inc. to assist with the Study. GNRC serves as the federally-designated regional transportation planning organization and is responsible for convening local elected officials with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and area transit agencies for the purposes of developing and adopting transportation plans. GNRC is one of nine development districts across the state. It serves as the primary forum for collaboration among mayors and county executives from 52 cities and 13 counties across Middle Tennessee. The Regional Council programming includes economic and community development, policy, regional research and data analysis, community planning, and aging and disability services. The Regional Council footprint includes Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, and Wilson, and all incorporated municipalities and metropolitan governments located within these counties. For more information on the Greater Nashville Regional Council visit GNRC.org.

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