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What do Nashvillians want in mass transit? Here's what thousands told MTA

What do Nashvillians want in mass transit? Here's what thousands told MTA

Since April, Nashville’s Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee have been soliciting public input on the guiding principles for a strategic transit plan (a process called nMotion 2015).

Affordable housing bill advances in Metro Council

Affordable housing bill advances in Metro Council

Nashville's affordable housing advocates scored a win Tuesday at the Metro Council, which advanced legislation that could lead to a new mandatory inclusionary zoning policy for future residential development.

MDHA OKs mixed-used project eyed for East Nashville

MDHA OKs mixed-used project eyed for East Nashville

Mixed-use project approved for area studied by a team of UT College of Architecture and Design students in NCDC's 2013 publication "Access and Livability: Re-establishing Urban Fabric in Spaghetti Junction." 

Amsterdam To Get World's First 3D Printed Bridge

Amsterdam To Get World's First 3D Printed Bridge

For a city like Amsterdam that has over 1,500 bridges the news of one more being built may not seem that exciting, but a 3D printed steel bridge, executed by a robot that prints in mid-air, now that deserves some attention. MX3D is the company that’s making this happen and they’ve designed a robot that will 3D print a footbridge over one of Amsterdam’s famous canals.

Memphis Residents Weigh in on Fairgrounds Redevelopment

Urban Interactive Studio recently supported the City of Memphis in engagement efforts related to the redevelopment of the iconic Fairgrounds site. The city set a high bar for public participation to ensure that all voices were heard in the process of identifying how the space should be used going forward.

Gulch approaching 50% buildout

Gulch approaching 50% buildout

Nashville’s storied Gulch, originally the home of the downtown railway terminal, is approaching another milestone in its long history.

Rush hour: It's even worse than you think

Rush hour: It's even worse than you think

On average, workers in Greater Nashville spend 26 minutes and 30 seconds getting to their jobs in the morning, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2013 American Community Survey. That’s nearly five days a year.