Collaborative Action for Quality Growth
Cumberland Region Tomorrow brings people together to address regional challenges and opportunities we face with the future growth and development of Middle Tennessee. Our mission is to foster communication, collaboration and action as we help plan for the long-term livability, economic vitality and sustainability of this place we call home.
CRT is a collaborative regional partnership that works at the local, regional, state and national levels to:
• Convene regional leadership on shared issues of regional importance
• Address our regional issue of land use and Quality Growth through CRT’s Quality Growth tools, resources, and services
• Create Tennessee’s first Sustainable Communities Network through our regional, state, and national partnerships
Among the largest metro areas in the country, the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area, comprised of Cannon, Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Macon, Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, and Wilson Counties, is second only to the Atlanta region for urban sprawl, according to a report released Wednesday, April 2nd by Smart Growth America.Read More»
NashvilleNext is the two-year process to update Nashville’s General Plan, an integrated effort to ensure our prosperity and well-being for the next 25 years, drawing on the needs, ideas and input of people who care about Nashville. NashvilleNext launched in 2013, engaging thousands of Nashvillians in discussing what the future should be for their city and county. Informed by national experts and local trends, NashvilleNext is building a community vision and a plan to achieve.Read More»
In mid-February of 2014, Franklin Tomorrow released the results of a transportation issues study conducted in 2013, revealing that people want reduced congestion and less delay, more transportation choices, and a better street network.
The survey was formulated by a citizen task force working to expand on results of the 2011 Visioning Process, which drew over 1,000 participants, and a 2012 Household Survey conducted with the Williamson County Association of Realtors, which reached a 400-household count and was conducted by a national polling firm.Read More»