Tennessee

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The economy is improving in places like Texas, but a closer look indicates that cities are taking off while rural areas are lagging behind.
The New York Times
July 5, 2019, 11am PDT
On July 1, Illinois and Ohio increased gas taxes by double digits: 19 cents per gallon and 10.5 CPG, respectively, followed by California at 5.6 CPG, all due to legislation passed this year or in 2017. Diesel tax hikes were even higher.
Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy
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
June 4, 2019, 10am PDT
Separated bike lanes and new pedestrian infrastructure have replaced traffic lanes on a mile of Manassas Street in Memphis.
The Field (ASLA)
April 29, 2019, 10am PDT
A unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on April 22 found that the chalking of tires by parking enforcement officers on public streets is a violation of the Fourth Amendment.
The New York Times
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
April 20, 2019, 11am PDT
The 3 cent gas tax and 6 cent diesel tax increases are among the lowest of any states that have hiked fuel taxes since 2013, but combined with other revenue sources in the legislation, plus an upcoming sales tax ballot measure, it's historic.
Talk Business & Politics
April 7, 2019, 9am PDT
Years after other cities implemented transit trackers, Knoxville is getting a bus tracker to help commuters move through the city.
Knoxville News Sentinel
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
February 23, 2019, 1pm PST
The study gathers emissions reporting data from cities around the world.
Tennessean
February 22, 2019, 8am PST
President Trump still touts coal and its return, but what’s happening in the real world suggests coal is on its way out for good.
Intelligencer - New York Magazine
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.
Planetizen
November 13, 2018, 8am PST
The reported selection of New York and Washington, D.C. as the dual winners of the Amazon HQ2 competition was officially announced this morning. Still, Amazon wasn't done with the surprises.
Planetizen
October 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
A 'misconduct investigation' decided that an industry-funded study, used by the EPA as the basis to roll back a regulation limiting the number of old engines that could be used in new truck chassis (i.e., "glider trucks"), was inaccurate.
Transport Topics
October 18, 2018, 10am PDT
California gets most of the attention, but states all over the country are removing some of the vestiges of local control to help spur housing development, require affordable housing, and control the skyrocketing cost of housing.
Pew Stateline
October 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Memphis, Tennessee is in the middle of an understated boom focused on downtown development and adaptive reuse.
Curbed