Walkability Audit Checklist deadline extended until Oct. 5 for return of neighborhood surveys

  As part of the recent Mobility Week in partnership with Williamson Inc., Franklin Tomorrow announced an effort to conduct walkability audits of neighborhoods in the City of Franklin and assemble that information in a report to the City of Franklin. Franklin City Administrator Eric Stuckey said of the effort, “The Capital Invest Priorities include…

Mobility Week Is Over. What’s Next?

By Matt Largen, Williamson, Inc. President & CEO Williamson, Inc. is an initiative-driven organization charged with developing Williamson County’s economy in a strategic way.  Williamson County, you might have heard, is rapidly growing.  In fact, our job growth leads the nation, with a nearly 8 percent growth year over year and headquarter jobs growing nearly 12…

Williamson, Middle Tennessee, again show lowest unemployment

September 26, 2016 Brentwood Home Page by Corey Little Middle Tennessee Counties once again turned in the lowest unemployment numbers in the state, with Williamson County’s 3.7% rate as the lowest. Davidson was close behind with 3.8 percent, and Maury was at 4.2. The state preliminary unemployment rate for August was 4.4%, with 138,300 unemployed…

Metro Council’s main question for $6B transit plan: How will we pay for it?

September 22, 2016 Nashville Business Journal by Meg Garner Six billion dollars. It goes without saying, but that is a lot of money. It is also the expected cost to implement the area’s nMotion plan. Metro Transit Authority CEO Steve Bland addressed Metro Council members’ questions about the area’s regional transit plan at a special…