Report: TDOT should seek federal funds for passenger rail

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 12, 2023 5:49 PM CT | Published: July 12, 2023 3:41 PM CT

A passenger rail route connecting Nashville, Chattanooga and Atlanta should be Tennessee’s top priority, followed by a Memphis-to-Nashville line, according to a report from an independent state commission.


Tennessee Department of Transportation Amtrak Passenger Rail
Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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