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Nashville Emerging Leaders - Conscious Conversations: Nashville Transit, For or Against?

  • Northwest Family YMCA 3700 Ashland City Highway Nashville, TN, 37218 United States (map)

Join us on Thursday, April 12 at the Northwest Family YMCA, Nashville TN for a Conscious Conversation that will explore transit in Nashville. On Tuesday, May 1, Nashville citizens will cast their vote on the city’s $5.4 billion transit proposal that is aimed to reduce traffic congestion across Davidson County. As a member of the Transit For Nashville coalition, the focus of this event is to create a balanced discussion about the benefits and challenges of the transit plan.

This panel-led discussion will include local transit experts and stakeholders, and will cover perspectives on related aspect of transit development such as affordable housing and job creation. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the implications of the proposed transit solution. For RSVP and additional event information, visit #consciousconvo #nashvilletransit

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Confirmed Panelists:
Bill Purcell, former Mayor of Nashville & founding partner of Farmer Purcell White & Lassiter, PLLC
Ashley Northington, Agency Director & Chief Brand Officer of Denor Brands & Public Relations
Mary Beth Ikard, Manager, Mayor's Office of Transportation & Sustainability
Erin Asher, Economic Analyst, Wilmot Inc.
Rita Roberts-Turner, Chief Administrative Officer, Nashville MTA (Metro Transit Authority)
Toks Omishakin, Deputy Commissioner / Chief of Environment and Planning, Tennessee Department of Transportation myTDOT

Isaac Yao Addae, Assistant Professor, Tennessee State University - College of Business
Jarrett Strickland, Wealth Planning Associate, UBS
Meryl Johnson, Founder, Happy Balance Digital
Montez Mickles

Community Partners:
Nashville Emerging Leaders, STAND UP Nashville, Transit For Nashville & Walk Bike Nashville

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