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Hop & Shop with Franklin Transit

December 4, 2023

To encourage local shopping, the Franklin Transit Authority annually partners with the Downtown Franklin Association and The Factory at Franklin to provide free transportation with the Hop & Shop Trolley on Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas. The shuttle is a…

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Forbes ranks Nashville as “hardest commute in the United States”… But it doesn’t have to be

November 6, 2023

According to Forbes.com,Nashville has been ranked “the hardest commute in the United States”, based on an analysis of eight data points.   News Channel 5 reported Paul Thompson, driver for Nashville Ready Mix, saying, “Sometimes it will take you 45 minutes…

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Park and Ride with Franklin Transit to Pumpkinfest this Saturday

October 27, 2023

Join the festivities of Pumpkinfest the easy way–park your car and hop aboard the Franklin Transit Pumpkinfest Shuttle this Saturday in downtown Franklin. Our one way ride is just $1.00, exact change required. On Saturday, October 28th, the shuttle service…

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Street Talk with Mayor Dr. Ken Moore

September 13, 2023

Street Talk is a series of conversations with state and community leaders that explore the latest transportation issues trends, and topics impacting Middle Tennessee. In our latest episode, Mayor Dr. Ken Moore talks Franklin Transit, Mobility, Technology, and the Growth…

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The Franklin Transit Authority Requests for Bids

August 28, 2023

The TMA Group/Franklin Transit is soliciting written quotes from qualified firms for janitorial services for our transit center and fleet facility building. Quotes should present the firms qualifications, understanding of the work to be performed, and three references. The notice…

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Nashville MSA Emerges as One of America’s Fastest Growing Job Markets

August 10, 2023

Outpacing competing cities such as New York, L.A., Chicago, and more, the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area has emerged as one of the top five cities in the nation for job growth post-COVID. The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced…

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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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