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Nashville's busiest bus routes are in line for more frequent service and transit-only lanes under the city's new action plan. Photo: Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry Just Unveiled Her Blueprint to Fast-Track People-Friendly Streets

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Nashville is known as the home of the country music industry -- and a fast-growing region of car-centric sprawl. But local leaders realize they can't accommodate more growth with an outdated, cars-first approach, so Mayor Megan Barry released an action plan yesterday that lays out an ambitious agenda to improve conditions for walking, bicycling, and transit.
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CDOT Open to Phone Hacking to Combat Distracted Driving as Police Stop Issuing Citations

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Chicago transportation commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld is voicing support for a proposal to use a device known as a “textalyzer” to crack down on distracted driving with cellphones. Two aldermen, Anthony Beale Beale (9th) and Edward Burke (14th), have introduced a resolution asking the Chicago Police Department to look into using a $10,000 device from Cellebrite, which makes […]