#1 Hendersonville resident complaint is TRAFFIC. In the past decade Sumner county has grown 30% but only able to add 5 to 7% in road capacity. Congestion is major issue. Long term projections show the problem getting worse.
Congestion and obesity are problems recognized across Tennessee.
- 2010 TDOT adopts Complete Streets Policy.
- Nashville Regional Metropolitan Planning Office gave priority to those projects which had a Complete Streets component. 70% of the proposals in their inventory meet that criterium
- Mayor Karl Dean issues an Executive Order for Complete Streets approach in Nashville.