After this brief news tidbit, we'll be roasting Pedal Taverns. Stand by.
Coronavirus contact tracing (tracking the movements of patients testing positive and seeing who they were in contact with and where they went) has shown there's a big change in Nashville. The hotspot for the virus in Davidson county is no longer southeast Nashville. It's downtown. And the tracing has pinpointed bars on broadway as the reason. When they were open, they were major spreaders of the disease by young people.
Metro Council has also been concerned about "Transpotainment". That includes tractors, open air vehicles, and pedal taverns. They've been criticized for having groups of people huddled close together with no fask masks.
We noticed the Nashville reddit was having fun with this and someone asked what the official nickname of pedal taverns should be now.
Here's what they said, with the more harsh ones appearing at the end of the list.
Instead of "transpotainment, ResplendentQuetzel says