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Poll: Most Tenn. city voters back BRT

Posted on July 25, 2013

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessean reported that a survey of 500 registered voters shows a majority of Nashville residents support the Amp, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean’s bus rapid transit (BRT) project. Seventy-seven percent of respondents support the project, compared with 13% who oppose it.

The survey was conducted in February by the Global Strategy Group, a national public affairs firm. It was funded with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, which is trying to increase support for BRT in Nashville and three other cities. For the full story, click here.

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