CUSTOMER SERVICE CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Transportation is deemed an Essential Service by the Department of Homeland Security. Transportation will continue normal operations hours from 8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday. To report a traffic light not working call 615-893-6441 (OPT 3) during normal business hours, otherwise contact the Murfreesboro Police Department at 615-893-1311.
The City of Murfreesboro faces many challenges in providing adequate transportation infrastructure to accommodate the sustained population growth that our city and surrounding area has experienced over the last several decades and planning for improvements that will maintain an acceptable quality of life with the anticipated continuation of this growth.
Providing transportation improvements has been identified as a very high priority and, as such, has received substantial financial commitment from the Murfreesboro City Council. To assist in defraying very costly roadway building projects, the city continues to pursue partnerships with Rutherford County, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) by leveraging local funds as matching dollars for non-local dollars.
Our philosophy in combating congestion is to couple roadway expansion and new construction projects with efforts directed at improving the efficiency and safety of the roadways that already exist. That expansion and construction effort is evidenced through the 30-plus projects in various stages of completion ranging from advanced planning to actual construction. The latter effort is supported by several projects such as traffic signal interconnection, installation of closed circuit television cameras on heavily traveled arterials and implementation of a central Traffic Operations Center (TOC).
In addition to traditional ground transportation, the Transportation Department is also responsible for the operation of the City's public transportation system - Rover. Our goal is to provide an alternative mode of transportation that is safe, clean and reliable.
Please feel free to contact our department at any time to discuss safety or congestion issues or to check on the status of planned or ongoing improvement projects.