Official to announce Nashville transit funding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff will be in Nashville to announce new funding that officials say will improve air quality and transit service in the city.

Rogoff will be making the funding announcement Friday morning along with Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer and other state and local officials.

Nashville transit authorities have proposed a bus rapid transit project that would run from east Nashville to west Nashville.


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