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A wheel of possibilities is turning after Donelson Station receives federal grant

This will stop you in your tracks: Donelson Station was selected by the Federal Transit Administration for $10 million in funding. Here’s what the money will be used for.

A WeGo Star train is parked at Riverfront Station with its lights on at night. You can see the Batman Building in the background.

Next stop: Donelson Station. | Photo by @wcr_photography

Donelson is on a roll. On the heels of the ribbon cutting of its new Nashville Public Library branch, the neighborhood was selected for a $10 million transit grant from the FTA as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The ~1.5 billion in funding was distributed across 47 states to serve over 100 projects.

WeGo Transit will expand the rail platform and park and ride lot to serve as a bus transit center at Donelson Station, according to the FTA announcement. The enhancements aim to improve connections, increase safety, provide rider amenities, and “set the stage for future transit-oriented development.”

Donelson Station (2705 Lebanon Pk.) operates as a stop on WeGo Star’s route and also acts as a park and ride lot for Route 6 Lebanon Pike buses.

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