Nashville Transit

October 30, 2017
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Cumberland River Compact
The Bridge Building 2 Victory Avenue Suite 300
Nashville , TN 37213
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With more than 100 people moving to Nashville every day, Music City is stuck in traffic, and lots of it! Join SMPS and partner ACEC Middle TN as we welcome guest speaker Stephen Bland, CEO of Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority as he talks about nMotion, MTA’s Transit Master Plan, The IMPROVE Act, and its long-term implications for Music City and the MidState. Come learn how the Mass Transit Plan will impact local infrastructure, economic development, and the surge of vehicles on Nashville roadways.

Steve Bland is the CEO for the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee.  He began his tenure in Nashville in August of 2014.  Steve is a lifetime transit manager, with over 25 years in the industry, and has served in the chief executive role for the transit agencies in York, Pennsylvania; Albany, New York; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; before arriving in Nashville.  During his career, he has served as Chairman of both the New York and Pennsylvania Public Transportation Associations; has been a Board Member of the American Public Transportation Association; and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Public Transportation Association, chairing its Legislative Committee.  He is a graduate of Indiana University at Bloomington with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Affairs and a Master’s Degree in Public Finance.  He and his wife Yvonne live in East Nashville.

Tickets

$35.00 SMPS Members

$60.00 Non-Members

$75.00 Walk Ups

$500.00 Meeting Sponsor

$35.00 ACEC Member