Residents take part in ‘Don’t Car’ campaign in The Nations

(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Dozens of people living in west Nashville are ditching their cars for a week.

Around thirty people are taking part in the ‘”Don’t Car” campaign in The Nations neighborhood, just north of Charlotte Park to bring awareness about parking space there as the community grows.

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

“Neighbors are getting concerned that the parking is going to dry up,” Jamie Brown with the neighborhood association explained to News 2.

“It’s an idea that some neighbors and I came up with to test the concept of a walkable, bikeable, neighborhood and whether we had it,” he added.

You can walk, ride the bus or take a bike, but you have to go carless.

Tim and Karen Brown are among those who jumped on board for the challenge. They said it’s actually their first time using the transit system, but they’ve been all around town.

The group wants to make sure as they continue to grow, that it’s sustainable.

Those taking part in the campaign are journaling their experience to show alternative transportation options and to have a voice with the city’s transit improvement.

You can follow their experiences at @theNations615 on Twitter and by using the hashtag #WeDontCar.

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