The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) of Middle Tennessee initiated the Northwest Corridor Transit Study to evaluate transit options between Clarksville and Nashville. The study will build upon previous efforts and will examine enhanced, cost effective transit improvements in the northwest corridor to connect travelers to destinations (work, school, shopping, entertainment, etc.) and address anticipated traffic growth and congestion along Interstate 24. One of the key components of the project will be active stakeholder participation and public engagement throughout the entire study process to both share information and gather input regarding the alternatives under consideration.
The third round of public meetings for the Northwest Corridor Transit Study will be held in April and March 2016. Get a complete listing of dates. Details will be updated as they become available.
The Northwest Corridor Transit Study team is working closely with RTA to establish the Northwest Corridor Advisory Committee (NCAC). The NCAC will provide guidance for the public outreach and engagement of the larger community, as well as input on the need and purpose for the project, the alternatives that will be studied, and the evaluation criteria that will be used (including cost) to screen and evaluate alternatives.
The Northwest Corridor Transit Study team has reviewed prior reports, collected data, and conducted a “desktop review” of the corridors under consideration. The team is currently preparing a summary of existing environmental considerations, land uses, highway and railway infrastructure, and transit service operations present within the study area.