November 27, 2016, 7am PST
The driver has been arrested and charged with the deaths of five children who died at the scene of the one-vehicle crash in which the bus slammed into a tree on Monday afternoon. The National Transportation Safety Board is on the scene.
November 11, 2016, 11am PST
The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee adopted the most comprehensive and expansive version of the nMotion plan. Now they have to fund all those big ideas.
November 9, 2016, 11am PST
It used to be that only New Orleans and Las Vegas allowed people to carry a drink outdoors and imbibe in public. Now cities all over the country, mostly in traditionally conservative states, are loosening their laws.
November 1, 2016, 11am PDT
Nasvhille's embrace of temporary urban interventions is producing amazing results that are capturing the imagination of both locals and tourists alike.
September 30, 2016, 5am PDT
Welcome, President Obama, to the NIMBY wars.
September 26, 2016, 2pm PDT
As Charlottesville, Virginia considers a new form-based code, the city of Nashville offers explanations and examples of the concept in action.
September 26, 2016, 8am PDT
Middle Tennessee expects 1 million new people to move to the region by 2040. The new nMotion plan, adopted late last week, proposes a regional transit system to accommodate the region's future.
September 24, 2016, 1pm PDT
Streetsblog USA has been keeping close tabs on the bus system in Memphis, recently noticing signs of progress from the local transit agency, MATA.
September 15, 2016, 7am PDT
A $40 million investment is being split between four cities—Memphis, Chicago, Akron, and Detroit—with the hopes of making big impacts for the community by revitalizing and/or repurposing exiting civic spaces.
August 20, 2016, 5am PDT
Climate change dominated the news this week, as flooding wreaked unfathomable havoc on the state of Louisiana.
August 18, 2016, 10am PDT
The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee announced the details of a new 25-year strategic plan.
July 8, 2016, 5am PDT
A Mississippi-based bank will pay $10.6 million for discriminatory lending practices.
June 30, 2016, 2pm PDT
Chattanooga is the latest city to apply the form-based code methodology to a specific area of the city, including downtown and adjacent neighborhoods.
June 30, 2016, 8am PDT
Though it's been 35 years since its last comprehensive plan, the city of Memphis hopes to start updating its comprehensive plan every five to ten years.
May 5, 2016, 9am PDT
Cities and fire departments around the country are struggling with the sudden explosion of start-ups promising to make your life easier by delivering gasoline straight to your vehicle.
March 15, 2016, 5am PDT
Places Journal has launched a series titled "The Inequality Chronicles." Expect high-quality longform articles.
January 29, 2016, 11am PST
Nashville residents are being asked to choose their preference among a menu of transit planning options. The most expensive version of the plan would cost $5.4 billion, the least $800 million.
November 25, 2015, 10am PST
The unions of two groups sometimes pitted against each other in seeking their agenda for the bus system in Memphis have joined together against a common foe: the management of the Memphis Area Transit Authority.
November 7, 2015, 1pm PST
Residents who put in the effort of maintaining vacant property will have their hard work rewarded and will be offered the opportunity to purchase the property.
November 3, 2015, 9am PST
In an interview with Crosstown Concourse's Todd Richardson, Thriving Cities explores the challenges of revitalizing and transforming Memphis' old Sears Roebuck Building.