WeGo Public Transit
Sep. 16, 2020—WeGo Public Transit is increasing the number of trips on certain routes during peak times to help alleviate crowding onboard buses and to promote physical distancing. The fall service changes also include a return to front door boarding practices and the resumption of fare collection.
MoveVU travels on with $8.4 million from Tennessee Department of Transportation and Vanderbilt University
Aug. 4, 2020—Based on the success of the MoveVU sustainable transportation program launched in 2018, Vanderbilt University has received an additional $8.4 million, funded equally by the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program and the university, to scale up its activities.
Jul. 10, 2020—Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Abhishek Dubey is applying artificial intelligence to address how the essential public transit systems of Nashville and Chattanooga—WeGo Public Transit and CARTA, respectively—can maintain social distancing protocols and proactively plan bus routes and schedules in response to COVID-19.
Jul. 6, 2020—All full-time and part-time Vanderbilt University faculty, staff and students can now ride WeGo Local buses, WeGo Regional buses and the WeGo Star train for free using their Vanderbilt ID cards. In addition, these groups can ride the buses and train for free with their Vanderbilt ID at any time, not only when commuting to and from campus.
Jun. 3, 2020—WeGo Public Transit has begun operating an enhanced service plan in anticipation of increased ridership due to the gradual reopening of Nashville's economy.
Mar. 29, 2020—Starting Monday, March 30, WeGo Public Transit will begin operating a modified service plan until further notice in response to recent ridership changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan. 15, 2020—The Mayor’s Office of Transportation is hosting a series of public listening sessions in January and February to determine Nashville’s transportation priorities for the city’s next transportation plan. Creating an effective transportation plan begins with collecting valuable input from everyone who touches the transportation system—including Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty.
Jun. 4, 2019—WeGo Public Transit is hosting a series of meetings to record public feedback about proposed strategic service reductions for the upcoming fiscal year. These changes would impact several routes that serve the Vanderbilt University area.