In a move to appease neighborhoods, Mayor asks for 5mph speed reduction – at a cost.

Next month, Nashville Mayor John Cooper will ask the traffic and parking commission, and then the Metro Council, to reduce the speed limit within neighborhoods from 30 to 25 mph. The cost of sign updates, community education, and related engineering improvements is 1.5 million. Is such a small change worth the cost?

Mayor Briley cancels Nashville’s plan to implement ‘Shot Spotter’ technology to help solve gun crimes

Mayor David Briley shoots down agreement to bring ‘ShotSpotter’ technology to Nashville. The technology helps solve gun-related crimes in over 100 other cities, improves response times, and was previously approved & funded by Metro City Council.

Mayor David Briley Proclaims Friday, April 27 Preds Pride Day

Mayor David Briley has proclaimed Friday, April 27 Preds Pride Day in celebration of the opening game of the Nashville Predators’ Stanley Cup second-round series against the Winnipeg Jets and, confident in his odds, has made a bet with Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman. “Under the agreement, the losing mayor – Mayor Bowman – will turn over full control of his mayoral Twitter account to the victorious Mayor for one hour, and I look forward to reaching out to the good people of Winnipeg in this manner,” – Mayor Briley. Mayor…