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Clarksville Transit System to put Three New Buses into Service

 

Clarksville Transit System rolls out more fuel-efficient Hybrid Vehicles

Clarksville Transit System - CTSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit Service will place three new hybrid buses into service on February 1st, 2020 continuing a trend of updating the fleet with more modern and fuel-efficient vehicles.

These new buses replace three others that were more than 13 years old and had more than 2 million miles, collectively, on them.

Clarksville Transit System has added three new fuel-efficient hybrid buses to its fleet, replacing three high-mileage conventional fuel vehicles. Mayor Joe Pitts joined CTS Director Paul Nelson and some CTS staff members Wednesday for a tour of the new vehicles.

Clarksville Transit System has added three new fuel-efficient hybrid buses to its fleet, replacing three high-mileage conventional fuel vehicles. Mayor Joe Pitts joined CTS Director Paul Nelson and some CTS staff members Wednesday for a tour of the new vehicles.

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Clarksville Transit System adding Buses, Vans to Fleet

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation Awards Grant for Accessible Vans

Clarksville Transit System - CTSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit System (CTS) is growing its fleet, recently adding four new paratransit vans and three heavy-duty buses.

CTS was awarded a competitive grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation to fund the new accessible paratransit vans earlier in September.

(L to R) Paul Nelson, interim Clarksville Transit System director; and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts stand next to one of three heavy-duty buses that have been added to the CTS fleet.

(L to R) Paul Nelson, interim Clarksville Transit System director; and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts stand next to one of three heavy-duty buses that have been added to the CTS fleet.

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Clarksville Meeting on Northwest Corridor Transit Study findings set for June 8th

 

Learn about proposed solutions for the corridor from Clarksville to Nashville

Northwest Corridor Transit StudyClarksville, TN – The team working on the Northwest Corridor Transit Study invites Clarksville area residents to a public meeting and open house at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center, 1190 Cumberland Drive, on Thursday, June 9th.

The meeting will be from 6:00pm to 7:30pm and will reveal several options for the future of transit between Clarksville and downtown Nashville.  Refreshments will be provided at the meeting.

Northwest Corridor Transit Study Map

Northwest Corridor Transit Study Map

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Northwest Corridor Transit Study Public Meetings set

 

Input sought from residents along the corridor from Nashville to Clarksville

Northwest Corridor Transit StudyNashville, TN – The Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee (RTA) recently kicked off the Northwest Corridor Transit Study to evaluate transit options between Clarksville and Nashville. One of the key components of the project is input from those who live, work, and travel along this corridor.

The Open House meetings will introduce the project, familiarize residents with the study area, and ask for initial feedback. Participants are welcome to “come and go” throughout the two hour session.

Northwest Corridor Transit Study Map

Northwest Corridor Transit Study Map

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Tennessee Department of Transportation awarded $10 Million State of Good Repair Grant

 

Federal Transit Authority Grant to Assist Transit Agencies across Tennessee

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has been awarded a $10 million “State of Good Repair Grant” by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). TDOT collaborated with 15 transit agencies to submit a joint application to FTA for the replacement of transit vehicles that have exceeded their useful life based on years in service or mileage.

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