Hendersonville Greenway

Bike 'n Walk

#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.

Local Trip Distances

National Household Travel Survey
by Federal Highway Administration,
- Average car trip is 10 miles.

Safe Routes to School Partnership
- School trips are 5-7% of miles driven
- 10-14% of road traffic are to school.

Traffic History on TN Roads  

Congestion Report

Complete Streets

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.


How Walkable is Your City?


Urban Street Design 

NACTO Design Guide 

HBPC Plans/Reviews
-North-Central Hville-Feb
-Saundersville CMAQ-Dec 16 
-Greenway Safety Review-Jan 17  
-Project "TO DO" List  
-Facebook Page

Hendersonville Department Directors
- Planning: Keith Free kfree@hvilletn.org
- Public Works: Chip Moore jmoore@hville.org
- Parks: Brandon Rogers brogers@hvilletn.org.