Gov. Haslam says proceeds from raising Tenn. gas tax would also go toward funding transit projects

WCRB-TV SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam says proceeds from a potential fuel tax hike to increase Tennessee’s transportation funding should not be limited to road projects. The Republican governor told The Associated Press in a recent interview that public transit needs to be part of the equation, especially amid the increasing gridlock in […]

How to fix Nashville’s traffic problems, transportation pro offers his tips

Nashville Business Journal Scott Harrison “This stuff takes forever to do.” Perhaps that’s an unsettling comment for Nashvillians, particularly those sitting in rush-hour traffic. Al Biehler, the former head of Pennsylvania’s transportation department and now a professor of transportation policy at Carnegie Mellon University, offered them Thursday afternoon to an audience of elected officials, business […]