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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Report and Budget Update III, July 3rd, 2013


Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – This report has two sections. The first highlights the regular July council session that was moved up to tonight since Thursday (the usual date) is the 4th of July. Council members Steward and Lewis were absent. The second part covers budget items.

Regular Session Report – It was a light agenda with the one major topic being the approval of five individuals to the city’s new Ethics Commission. «Read the rest of this article»

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Woman charged with vehicular assault, DUI after car-bus collision


Maria Elise Carrington, 28, of 1205 Vine Street, faces charges of driving under the influence and vehicular assault in the aftermath of a car-CTA bus accident in which a 7-year-old girl was seriously injured. Carrington was arrested Friday and booked into Montgomery County Jail on a $50,500 bond.


Police, fire and EMS personnel at the accident scene on Feb. 13

Carrington’s vehicle struck a Clarksville Transit Authority bus (route 2 on its last run of the night) at Plum Street and Providence Boulevard at approximately 8:45 p.m. The injured girl, who remains unidentified,  was a passenger in Carrington’s car. She was life-flighted to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Police reports indicate no one on the bus was seriously injured. «Read the rest of this article»

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Injuries reported in CTA bus accident


This car, involved in a collision with a CTA bus, was totaled.

BREAKING NEWS: On the last run of the evening, the Clarksville Transit Authority Route 2  bus which traverses Fort Campbell Boulevard serving North Clarksville, was involved in an accident on New Providence Boulevard near Discount Liquors and the New Providence Car Wash. The bus was rear-ended by a car just before 9 p.m., likely with injuries as the car was “destroyed”  in the crash. «Read the rest of this article»

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With record high fuel costs, CTS seeks public input as it adjusts!


Amid record fuel costs, the local bus transportation system considered ending trip transfers. This move, unprecedented in the nation, would adversely impact the demographic riders most dependent on CTS’ service.

The public is encouraged to attend the City Council Transportation Committee meeting, Monday, August 25, at 4 PM, in the City Hall Conference Room, 4th Floor. The Clarksville Transit System staged a public hearing August 11 as part of its schedule rate review process. CTS has proposed to increase its base multi-trip prepaid bus fare, eliminate transfers entirely, end its service to Oak Grove’s Wal-Mart Supercenter complex and start-up a shuttle bus service for APSU. This plan had initial approval by the Transportation Committee. «Read the rest of this article»


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