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January 6, 2021, 10am PST
Appearing on a Sunday news show, Mayor Eric Garcetti noted that the Los Angeles metropolitan region is the nation's densest and one of two primary reasons why "we're seeing a person every six seconds contract COVID-19 here in Los Angeles County."
CBS News
October 25, 2020, 7am PDT
The Better Bus plan is the latest effort at rethinking public transit in Nashville.
WeGo Public Transit
July 19, 2020, 7am PDT
Is the density of a 6.2 acre mixed-use development too much for the coronavirus era? Fifth + Broadway developers weigh in on the future of the project.
Bloomberg CityLab
July 5, 2020, 5am PDT
Coord, a Sidewalk Labs spinoff, has selected the winners of the inaugural Digital Curb Challenge.
Smart Cities Dive
June 15, 2020, 11am PDT
These two Western states did something that none of the 20 other states in the nation going the wrong way in the pandemic have yet to do: they paused their reopening plans due to rising coronavirus infections and hospitalizations.
Politico
February 25, 2020, 1pm PST
Nashville builds four miles of sidewalk a year.
WSMV
November 22, 2019, 11am PST
WeGo Public Transit did not receive a grant to build a transit center, and transit advocates say it’s a sobering setback in light of the agency’s other budget challenges.
News Channel 5 Nashville
November 17, 2019, 1pm PST
Lyft is ceasing operations of its electric scooter business in six U.S. cities, citing the lack of population density as a reason business struggled in those markets.
TechCrunch
July 28, 2019, 7am PDT
The city of Nashville is trying to get back on track with some of the projects proposed in the 2016 nMotion plan—even without the massive pot of transit tax money it could have won at the ballot box.
Streetsblog USA
July 22, 2019, 6am PDT
Some cities, like Nashville, have been keeping pace with the economic growth of more internationally renowned cities like San Francisco and Seattle.
Reuters
July 16, 2019, 12pm PDT
As the threat of flooding increases, buyout programs to relocate homeowners are a better alternative to rebuilding—for cities and residents.
The New York Times
June 22, 2019, 9am PDT
Scooters are a useful addition to the mobility landscape, but cities need to address the many safety issues that come along with them.
The New York Times
June 11, 2019, 2pm PDT
Last spring, voters resoundingly quashed Let's Move Nashville, a $5.4 billion plan to build out the city's transit options. The plan paid too little attention to current riders, advocates say, and they aim to do things differently.
TransitCenter
April 22, 2019, 8am PDT
Nashville has a great deal going for it, but rising housing costs and gentrification could take it down a darker path.
The Guardian
March 29, 2019, 8am PDT
Nashville Mayor David Briley this week launched the most ambitious affordable housing program in the city's lengthy history.
The Tennessean
January 9, 2019, 2pm PST
In Minneapolis and San Francisco, public transit agencies are considering loyalty programs to boost ridership.
Forbes
November 26, 2018, 6am PST
Critics say the new operations facility will make some of the city’s problems even worse.
Curbed
November 25, 2018, 9am PST
Nashville was a surprise benefactor of the Amazon HQ2 announcement earlier this month. Amazon will definitely benefit from the deal as well.
The Tennessean
November 16, 2018, 11am PST
Environmentalists are up in arms after the loss of thousands of trees to make room for new developments in Nashville. Now a new affordable housing project could be the demise of the city's largest tree.
Tennessean
November 13, 2018, 12pm PST
The official news of Amazon's choices for its second location broke this morning, but hot takes were streaming in all day.
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