Posts tagged Tennessee
Athens thrives with public spaces and façade improvements

State of TN | Rural Task Force

In January of 2018, Athens Main Street organized their local THRIVE Committee. The four-person committee included the Athens Main Street Executive Director and community members who completed a ten-month design thinking course. The committee participated in the Thriving Communities accelerator program designed to enhance leadership and community development through creative placemaking.

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Tennessee ranks among best in U.S. for bridge quality

Chattanooga Times Free Press

When the bridge collapsed on I-75, Thrive Regional Partnership released a statement about the bigger issue of needing to improve infrastructure in the region and across the country. The nonprofit is focused on promoting responsible growth for the next 40 years through the tristate Chattanooga region, which includes working with 16 counties in three different states and the three different metropolitan planning organizations.

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Leaders look for ways to get Chattanoogans out of their cars and off the highways

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Forty-four percent of those employed in Hamilton County commute from outside of the county, 120,000 vehicles were estimated to travel through downtown Chattanooga each day on Interstate 24 in 2016 and 33 million tons of freight is expected to travel through the Chattanooga area per year by 2035 — up from 25 million tons, according to data provided by Thrive Regional Partnership. Estimates show that by 2040, nearly 1.4 million people will call the greater Chattanooga area home.

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Thrive welcomes local innovators to brainstorm solutions for freight traffic

Chattanooga Times Free Press

According to data compiled through the Thrive 2055 strategic planning initiative, Chattanooga is expected to see an estimated 33 million tons of freight pass through its urban area annually by 2035. The figure marks a 32 percent increase from the benchmark recorded in 2007, when freight flows exceeded 25 million tons.

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