VanStar Request for Bids

The TMA Group is requesting quotes for approximately 10 seven-passenger hybrid vans. We would like a total of 10 vehicles; however, in light of the current vehicle shortage if you have less than 10 vehicles available, please quote the amount less than 10 that you do have available. We will purchase the 10 vehicles with…

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Massive I-65 widening plan to ease congestion and provide a safer roadway

Ridesharers and drivers traveling in from Robertson and Sumner counties, as well as Kentucky, can expect orange construction barrels within the month as nearly 10 miles of Interstate 65 will be widened, improved and made safer, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.   The planned widening will address congestion, improve safety and traffic operations…

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I-24 MOTION project aims to figure ways to keep traffic moving

Ever been caught in a traffic jam and then suddenly, you’re moving at full speed?  No wreck. No disabled vehicle. No construction. No obvious reason for the jam. These “phantom jams” are caused by instability in traffic flow and are highly aggravating, particularly if you’re trying to get to work. Now, the Tennessee Department of…

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Amazon employees get a two-wheeled commuter benefit

Nashville’s Amazon employees who choose to bicycle to its downtown offices will get a new commuter benefit that covers the cost of bike maintenance, rentals, and more. The subsidy to cover costs associated with a bicycle commute include: Bike leases: Employees can lease a take-home bike, including e-bikes, for a monthly fee eligible for reimbursement. Bike…

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Return to the office will cost Nashville commuters $5,161, report says

Before COVID-19 created a remote workforce, full-time employees were spending nearly an hour each day on average commuting to the office, according to the latest available federal data. If that time was spent on the clock rather than in the car — as it has been for many during the COVID-19 crisis — workers could…

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New Bird Bike e-bike reduces reliance on gas-powered vehicles

Bird, a leader in environmentally friendly electric transportation, has joined the electric bike retail market providing alternative methods of transportation with the new Bird Bike. “With our new e-bike, we are creating increased opportunities for people to embrace micro electric vehicles,” said Travis VanderZanden, Bird’s founder and CEO. “Our e-bike is safe, durable and provides a…

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Amazon commits $75 million to develop 800 new affordable Nashville housing units near WeGo public transit sites

Amazon has committed $75 million for developers to create 800 affordable homes in the Nashville area near WeGo high-capacity transit corridors, ensuring that moderate- to low-income residents can afford urban housing with easy access to employment, schools, healthcare and more. The Nashville investment is part of Amazon’s more than $2 billion Housing Equity Fund to…

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AI technology may be the solution to long traffic light waits

Americans spend about 17.25 million hours waiting for poorly time traffic signals every day. Every day! That’s according to a recent study by Inrix, a transportation data company that tracked the movements of thousands of connected vehicles every five seconds as they traveled through some 210,000 intersection across the United States. An interactive map created…

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