WeGo Public Transit’s proposed service changes in Nashville

WeGo Public Transit bus | Photo via @wegotransit

WeGo Public Transit recently proposed service changes for the fall + is seeking community input. 🚌

In order to return to 100% service level, promote social equity + improve buses and services, here is what WeGo is proposing: 

Better Bus

  • 5-year plan for bus service improvement as part of the City Transportation Plan
  • Includes earlier + later services, new connections and transit centers, updated stops + access improvements
  • Estimates a 7% service level increase

QuickTicket + Fare Capping 

  • QuickTicket digital account will feature Fare Capping — an initiative that will promote equity by providing discounts on daily + monthly passes 

Route modification, extensions + additions

  • Simplify service by altering the routes of 5 Bellevue + 22 Bordeaux

    Routes 5 Bellevue + 22 Bordeaux proposed changes | Images via Nashville Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Extend Route 17 12th Avenue South to connect to Route 7 Hillsboro + the new Hillsboro Transit Center opening this fall
  • Add a 79 Skyline route that will connect Hunters Lane High School, Dickerson Road Walmart, Skyline Medical Center, Madison Library + potentially Opry Mills. 

    Proposed 79 Skyline route | Image via Nashville Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Expanded service hours

  • Frequent Network + some Local Routes will begin at 5:15 a.m. on Saturdays
  • Later services for Frequent Network routes will go from 11:15 p.m.-12:15 a.m. on weekdays, 10:15 p.m.-12:15 a.m. on Saturdays + 9:15 p.m.-11:15 p.m. on Sundays
  • Most Local Routes’ Later Service will extend to 11:15 p.m. 7 days a week

WeGo Link

  • New South Nashville service that will transport riders to bus stops via its Mobility on Demand pilot program
  • Serves Nashboro Village, Bell Road + Murfreesboro Pike

    WeGo Link South Nashville route | Image via Nashville Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The community is invited to review plans, participate in public meetings + submit feedback through June 16