Mayor O’Connell’s 2024 capital spending plan for Nashville

Metro Council voted unanimously to approve the capital spending plan, which includes funds for Metro Schools, Metro Parks, NDOT, and other city services.

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Here’s what to know about this year’s spending plan. | Photo by NASHtoday

Metro Council approved $514 million in one-time funds as part of Mayor Freddie O’Connell’s first capital spending plan. We’re breaking down the plan, including what investment areas will take top priority.

💰 What’s going where?

    • $105.8 million | Metro Schools | Facility upgrades/maintenance, solar installations, athletic facility upgrades, and other projects
    • $94 million | NDOT | Traffic calming, signal upgrades, Vision Zero
    • $30.8 million | WeGo Public Transit | Transit stops and shelter improvements, neighborhood transit centers, Better Bus fleet expansion
    • $33 million | Metro Parks | Facility repairs and funds for Mill Ridge Park ($8.3 million) and Mariposa Park ($5 million)

    Other highlights include $23 million for the fire department, $8.6 million in library renovations (Green Hills and Hermitage branches), and $500,000 in planning for a new Metro Animal Care and Control facility.
    Read the full 2024 capital spending plan.