3 Ways the City’s Health is Reflected in Your Daily Life

3 Ways the City’s Health is Reflected in Your Daily Life: Over the years, my wife and I have traveled around the country and world, exploring new and beautiful cities.  We have noted that many of these great cities consider their parks and greenways, and other...

WALK INTO YOUR BEST THOUGHTS

I’ve always been a walker. Besides the obvious health benefits, walking eliminates distractions and helps me focus on big-picture thinking. Walking is also my transportation alternative.   Maybe it goes back to my days of hitchhiking across the country, or...

The Pattern That Connects

Some people run, others swim, read, bike, paint, hike, maybe you even do yoga. I juggle. Merriam-Webster defines a juggler as “one skilled in keeping several objects in motion in the air at the same time by alternately tossing and catching them.” This definition...

Nashville, It’s Time for Transit

“While walkability benefits from good transit, good transit relies absolutely on walkability.”  From One-Mile Radius- Building Community from the Core by Mark Deutschmann   With Metro Nashville Council’s recent approval of the “Let’s Move Nashville” transit...

Building Community from the Core

The 12South Story: How to revitalize a community without losing friends and alienating groups “We should call it 12South,” I said, musing about how we could  revitalize and rebrand the community. I’ll always remember this moment. It was nothing huge, but pivotal in...

Nashville transit plan a boon for real estate market, pros say

Don Hayes is looking forward to walking out the front door of his new East Nashville townhome and stepping aboard a train that takes him downtown without having to fight Gallatin Pike’s notorious traffic congestion. “I have used a mass transit system a few times when...

Greenways attract Nashville home buyers, developers

Victor Wilson looks forward to eventually riding his bike on a greenway from his home in the Nations on Nashville’s west side to events downtown or to a public transit stop on nearby Charlotte Pike without ever having to be on a street with cars and other vehicles....

With latest condo project, Mark Deutschmann digs deeper into East Nashville

One of the most influential developers in the revitalization of a number of urban Nashville neighborhoods once again has East Nashville in his sights. Mark Deutschmann’s Core Development Services is pursuing a proposed 190-unit development on East Trinity Lane, on...