People’s State of the City in Stark Contrast to Briley’s

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NASHVILLE, TN – The 2ndAnnual People’s State of Metro did not begin with a color guard and a choir performance. Angelique Johnson, an organizer with Music City Riders United (MCRU), got right to the point:” What do we want?” “No cuts!” “When do we want it?” “Now,” chanted the crowd.  WeGo, aka MTA, has plans to cut Metro’s bus routes and MCRU wants them expanded. It’s not safe to be in the city as a bus driver. It’s not safe. It’s not safe to be in the city as a bus rider. It’s not safe to be a walker or a cyclist,” said Tamika Douglas, a Music City Riders United member...

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