Category: Planning

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…

A Rock Quarry?


Instead of shutting down an illegal operation, our city officials will work around the problem to bring it into compliance according to the DNJ. The 30-acre site on the edge of the city limits — located just off Interstate 24…