Our favorite week of the year is fast approaching. The 4th Annual Transit Week is right around the corner and starts April 16. This week is all about public outreach and events that are designed to encourage ridership and create awareness of transit in the greater Nashville area. We hope you can make it out to one of these events or at the very least ride the bus!
Mon. April 16 – All A-Board with Mayor Karl Dean
Mayor Karl Dean will help officially kick off Transit Week with one of his regular “Mayor on Board” bus rides. Join in by taking transit to work, out to lunch or somewhere fun this day. Post photos of where you went and tell us how you got there on our Facebook Page.
Tues. April 17 – Catch the Circuit to the Market
Take the FREE Music City Circuit Blue Line to the Nashville Farmers’ Market between 11am-1pm this day & enjoy free giveaways for riders, music, special guests & more inside the Market House. See how fast & easy being green & supporting local businesses can be!
Wed. April 18 – Transit Means Business
Join us at 11:00 a.m. at the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce for a discussion of the opportunities and benefits transit brings to your business and Nashville’s economic development overall, including Nashville’s future East-West Connector!
Thurs. April 19 – Music City Star Excursion
Join the Nashville Civic Design Center & take a ride on the Music City Star to Lebanon Station. We’ll disembark & enjoy a tour of The Mill at Lebanon with food, libations, & more for only $10/person. Sign up ONLINE because space is limited, reservations required—train will be comin’ around the bend at 5:30PM and departing promptly at 5:45PM! A bus will return you to Nashville by 8:00PM.
What: Music City Star Excursion
When: 5:30-8 p.m. – April 19, 2012
Where: Music City Star Station Riverfront
Fri. April 20 – Put the Music in Music City Circuit
Take the FREE Music City Circuit Green Line to the Gulch or Downtown from 6-7pm & enjoy live local music while you ride to dine! Featured Restaurant Partners will be offering Transit Week specials all evening for you this night. Please check www.transitnownashville.org/events for participating restaurants.
Sat. April 21 – Live Green & Healthy – Take Transit to Earth Day!
Take the bus to Earth Day at Centennial Park on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Route # 3 runs on West End) and swing by the Transit Now Nashville booth for giveaways and to learn more about transit. See www.nashvilleearthday.org for more info.
Sun. April 22, 2012 – LIVE IT UP! Downtown Home Tour
Ever wanted to peek into those gorgeous looking downtown lofts & homes? Catch a glimpse of urban life & enjoy easy access to all types of transit at the LIVE IT UP! Downtown Home Tour. Visit the DownTown Partnership for tickets & more info!