Paid Toll Lanes Hope to Ease Tennessee Traffic

May 2, 2023

  The Transportation Modernization Act will create choice lanes for state roads. The bill will allocate more than $3 billion for infrastructure projects across the state, and it includes several notable features that aim to ease traffic congestion and enhance…

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Franklin Transit Hiring Drivers

October 7, 2022

Franklin Transit is looking for drivers to be part of the best driver team in Franklin moving residents throughout the Franklin and Cool Springs area. Drivers have great benefits, flexible shifts Monday – Friday and no Sunday schedules. Drivers complete…

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Phase 2 of the I-24 SMART Corridor Underway

August 10, 2022

Big updates to I-24 are still underway as Phase 2 of the SMART Corridor Project is in the process of being completed.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation states that the goal of this project is to improve traffic flow along…

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John Schroer Named Chairman of Franklin Transit Authority

March 14, 2022

The Franklin Transit Authority announces John Schroer’s unanimous appointment as Chairman. Mr. Schroer’s transportation and government experience are extensive. He served as the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Transportation (2011-19). Additionally, he has served as City of Franklin Mayor…

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California’s Bay Area offers progressive new employee programs to encourage sustainable commuting

November 8, 2021

The San Francisco Bay Area is stepping up efforts to encourage collaborations between employers and employees to reimagine how the workforce commutes. A new commuter benefit — telework — recently was adopted for Bay Area businesses with 50 or more…

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Massive I-65 widening plan to ease congestion and provide a safer roadway

October 11, 2021

Ridesharers and drivers traveling in from Robertson and Sumner counties, as well as Kentucky, can expect orange construction barrels within the month as nearly 10 miles of Interstate 65 will be widened, improved and made safer, according to the Tennessee…

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I-24 MOTION project aims to figure ways to keep traffic moving

September 28, 2021

Ever been caught in a traffic jam and then suddenly, you’re moving at full speed?  No wreck. No disabled vehicle. No construction. No obvious reason for the jam. These “phantom jams” are caused by instability in traffic flow and are…

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Amazon employees get a two-wheeled commuter benefit

September 13, 2021

Nashville’s Amazon employees who choose to bicycle to its downtown offices will get a new commuter benefit that covers the cost of bike maintenance, rentals, and more. The subsidy to cover costs associated with a bicycle commute include: Bike leases: Employees…

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Return to the office will cost Nashville commuters $5,161, report says

September 7, 2021

Before COVID-19 created a remote workforce, full-time employees were spending nearly an hour each day on average commuting to the office, according to the latest available federal data. If that time was spent on the clock rather than in the…

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New Bird Bike e-bike reduces reliance on gas-powered vehicles

August 30, 2021

Bird, a leader in environmentally friendly electric transportation, has joined the electric bike retail market providing alternative methods of transportation with the new Bird Bike. “With our new e-bike, we are creating increased opportunities for people to embrace micro electric…

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