If you “run your mouth too much at a town hall meeting” what happens? You get elected mayor, of course. Well, if you’re Thompson’s Station Mayor Cory Napier it happens that way, more or less. Napier moved to Thompson’s Station from Green Hills 20 years ago “to get away from …

Most mornings, at 6:30 a.m., Smryna resident Jansen Donsbach meets her sister-in-law, living in Murfreesboro, and they take turns driving one another to their jobs in Nashville on a shared, hour-long commute. Donsbach works at the Tennessee State Capitol downtown as a legislative assistant and her sister-in-law works at a …

A new app called   Hytch Rewards    is paying people to share rides by partnering with companies and organizations that want to promote carpooling for reasons such reducing traffic congestion, fuel usage, and tailpipe emissions.  Hytch  partners pony up cash rewards (and other incentives, …) to get employees and others to carpool. …

ImpactAlpha, August 20 – LaunchTN, an organization that supports Tennessee-based startups, has made its first investment from its $1.7 million seed-stage impact fund, backing a Nashville-based ride sharing app called Hytch. Hytch isn’t the standard ride-sharing app; its rewards-based service aims to incentivize people to make more sustainably-minded travel decisions, …