Category: Planning

On High Density Housing


Several years ago, a luxury apartment community to be built at a location in LaVergne just off of Sam Ridley Parkway was proposed. The developer requested a zoning change from industrial to high density residential. Nearby residents gnashed their teeth,…

Fresh Ideas: About Greenways


When I campaigned for alderman, other people who were also running kept yelling out that they would have “fresh ideas!” if they were elected. I asked, “What kind of fresh ideas do you have?”  The answer was they hoped to…

If You Could Name Streets


I know there is no chance of this happening, but here’s what I’m thinking. So we have streets named after the old TV show Dallas.  We have streets named after baseball players.  We want to attract young urban professionals, families,…

Transportation Planning Meeting


I received this from the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.  FYI… Rutherford County Mayors to Host Community Conversation with Area Citizens on Landmark Regional Transportation Plan Rutherford County’s political leaders Mayors Bragg, Burgess, Dover, Erwin, & Tune in partnership with…