Tennessee

May 4, 2018, 8am PDT
An article originally posted on Mobility Lab, written by Owain James, looks for lessons from Nashville's failed transit referendum.
Mobility Lab
May 2, 2018, 5am PDT
Transit advocates suffered a resounding defeat in Nashville yesterday. The Let's Move Nashville plan does not have the funding to build-out its ambitiously pro-transit agenda.
Tennessean
April 26, 2018, 6am PDT
Two underutilized buildings have been proposed as a catalyst for inclusive development in the Edney Innovation District.
Chattanooga Times Free Press
April 22, 2018, 11am PDT
The Let's Move Nashville plan would spend $9 billion (including $5.4 billion for capital costs) to build a new transit network in the quickly growing city of Nashville. Voters will decide if the plan is worth the cost.
Tennessean
April 22, 2018, 5am PDT
More than half of American tenants are rent-burdened, putting them at risk of displacement. A national collaboration with PolicyLink hopes to help.
Curbed
April 21, 2018, 7am PDT
Seattle officials invited to Nashville to share insights from public transit success, as Davidson County mulls "Let's Move Nashville."
USA Today
April 8, 2018, 11am PDT
Critics of a transit referendum in Nashville see trains and buses as the transportation solutions of the past. According to this thinking, ride-hailing companies and self-driving cars are the future.
Tennessean
April 2, 2018, 6am PDT
Republicans in the Tennessee State Legislature made sure Nashville will never know if its inclusionary zoning policy would have delivered affordable housing in the city.
Tennessean
Feature
March 15, 2018, 8am PDT
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned from office earlier this month. The question now becomes whether an ambitious transit investment plan she supported can survive her exit.
Ethan A. Greene
February 27, 2018, 8am PST
The city of Nashville launched the NashView interactive data map earlier this month.
Smart Cities Dive
February 12, 2018, 8am PST
An historic transit referendum will be on the ballot for Nashville residents in May after some final political maneuvering over the matter of the plan's cost.
Tennessean
January 23, 2018, 7am PST
One side of an ongoing debate in Nashville wants to charge a fee for short-term rentals,; the other side wants to ban anything other than owner-occupied short-term rentals entirely.
The Tennessean
January 4, 2018, 9am PST
The largest private landlord in the U.S. faces a discrimination suit for refusing to rent to people with criminal records.
Center for Investigative Reporting
December 29, 2017, 10am PST
The new development in and around Downtown Nashville is driving out black residents, according to this article.
Tennessean
December 25, 2017, 5am PST
A victory for local control: Memphis city leaders found a way to rid their city of two racist monuments, over the objection of the State Legislature.
The Commercial Appeal
December 16, 2017, 5am PST
If you want to understand rural America, critics say, look beyond Hillbilly Elegy.
Chitucky
December 12, 2017, 6am PST
The Washington Post examines "missing middle" housing as a solution for retaining millennials in cities and interior suburbs. There is still some question, however, about whether millennials are actually leaving urban areas.
The Washington Post
October 18, 2017, 12pm PDT
The speculation about a planned transit investment program in Nashville began in August, and now the mayor is throwing full support behind a referendum that would raise four kinds of taxes to pay for a $5.2 billion in transit investments.
Tennessean
October 16, 2017, 6am PDT
Nashville stakeholders are increasingly concerned by a post-Recession wave of real estate investment trusts buying up all the housing stock in neighborhoods gutted by the foreclosure crisis. The trend extends to other Sun Belt cities as well.
Tennessean
October 4, 2017, 8am PDT
In 2019, the city of Memphis will enter its third century with, hopefully, an ambitious new vision for public transit in place.
The Commercial Appeal