Madison Resources

Madison is a neighborhood area of Metro Nashville with a population of over 40,000 people. It is governed by the city of Nashville.  Madison has  5 Metro Nashville Council districts, 3 State Representive districts, 2 State Senate districts.

Bus Rapid Transit:

Madison features a highly utilized MTA public bus rapid transit system along Gallatin pike with both limited express 56 and local 26 bus service to East Nashville, Inglewood and downtown Nashville.  And an express bus from MTA Myatt Drive 36X headquarters and Rivergate 35X to downtown Nashville.

MTA BRT and Express Schedules

Madison Parks:

Peeler Park – located at the end of Neely’s Bend along the Cumberland River

Cedar Hill Park – located off Old Hickory Blvd and Dickerson Pike

Madison Park with new regional community center opening Spring 2018 – located off Old Hickory Blvd with entrance on North DuPont Avenue

check out this link for more info Nashville Parks Finder 

Metro and Economic Resources:

Madison Strategic Plan Report and Market Analysis conducted by Randall Gross, Economist and Planner, coming first quarter 2018.  Draft information available by contacting

HubNashville – is the one stop shop to easily interact with all the Metro Nashville Gov Departments that you need.  Find answers, communicate directly, submit requests, all in one transparent response oriented environment.

Metro Planning NashvilleNext – Madison Community Plan

ULI TAP Study and Action Plan for Revitalization for Madison, TN

NashvilleNext – the future of Nashville

District Employment Center definition:  Page 5.

Tennessee State Economic and Community Development: Victoria Hirshberg, Director of Business Development – 615-517-0454

Greater Nashville Chamber of Commerce: Judith Hill, Vice President of Business Retention & Expansion – 615-743-3054

Metro Planning for Madison area:  Marty Sewell

Metro Planning Development Tracker.  Find out what is being developed in your area.

Metro Planning Building Permit Process and Development One Stop process

What Does Your Zoning Allow?

Metro Zoning Land Use Table – find out what your zoning allows.

Metro Codes Department – Report a codes violation. You can do this anonymously too.

Community Resources:

Madison Community News Facebook Page (just click join to be invited in)

Madison Rivergate Lost & Found Pets (public Facebook page run by Misty Harmon)

Madison TN Neighborhood Watch Page

Madison Neighborhood Watch Community Sergeant
Henry Particelli:  Henry Particelli email  office (615) 862-3111 (8am-4:30) and Officer Jessica Ware:

Madison is among the lower crime rate in Davidson County.

Discover Madison and Amqui Train Station – Christie Cooper, Board President, 731-220-0778

Madison-Rivergate Chamber of Commerce – Laura Knotts Jennings, President, 615-865-5400

Pastor Jay Voorhees, Chair, Madison Homeless & Poverty Coalition:

Madison Police non-emergency 24/7:  615.862.8600

Madison Library:  Jessica Piper, Librarian.  Madison Library is undergoing an exciting state-of-the-art renovation.  Updates here.

Madison Community contacts:

Sasha Mullins Lassiter, Founder, Madison Community Alliance, Madison Homeless & Poverty Coalition; All Together Madison, Founder & Director:, 917.514.0058 and copy

Mark North, Chairman, All Together Madison Steering Committee: Madison ECD (Economic & Community Development) Project and President, Madison Kiwanis:

David McMurry, founder and manager, Madtown 360, Madison 360 is dedicated to promotion, enhancement and growth of Madison’s Business Community with the Madison Rivergate Chamber of Commerce.  “We wish to promote business networking support with a stay local, shop local philosophy.” – 615-920-4831

Lawson Patton, Committee Chair, Pride in Madison is Picking Up, anti-littering campaign.

METRO Council:

Councilman Bill Pridemore, District 9:  (615) 915-1419

Councilwoman Nancy Van Reece, District 8: (615) 576-0488

Councilman Anthony Davis, District 7: (615) 775-8746

Councilwoman Brenda Haywood, District 3: (615) 473-8339

Councilman Doug Pardue, District 10:  (615) 859-9370

Council Districts, click photo to link to Metro Gov map and info:


Bill Beck, District 51: (615) 741-3229

Brenda Gilmore, District 54: (615) 741-1997


Steve Dickerson: (615) 741-6679

Jeff Yarbro: (615) 741-3291

Metro Public Schools:

School Board Representative, Jill Speering,

Area Superintendent, Dr. Pippa Meriwether,

Nashville Public Schools – learn all about Madison’s public school systems.