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Small Crowd Turns Out For Nashville AMP Update

CREATED May 21, 2014
by Todd Walker

NASHVILLE, Tenn - Leaders in charge of developing the AMP project held a public meeting, Wednesday, to answer questions and present the latest changes to the proposed plans.

The AMP is a rapid transit bus project which would run from West End to Five Points in East Nashville, through downtown.

A second, identical meeting has been scheduled for Thursday at 6 p.m. at Music City Center.

Wednesday night's crowd was tiny compared to the packed meetings first held in January.

Some of the dedicated bus lanes on the western end of the route have been eliminated.

The biggest question remains whether the General Assembly will approve the project at all.

During the last session, lawmakers passed a bill which would require any dedicated bus lanes on a state-owned road get approval from the General Assembly.

Project leaders are still moving forward with their plans and tweaking the project as new data comes in.

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