Topic : Memphis Area Transit Authority

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MATA partners with HealthyHere to offer on-site healthcare for employees

Management & Operations| March 20, 2017

The HealthyHere mobile clinics are fully outfitted with portable ultrasound machines, a private area in the vehicle dedicated to physical exams, and the equipment necessary for performing on-board lab work and biometric measurements.

Transloc Rider with Uber app launches pilot in Memphis

Management & Operations| March 22, 2016

Transit app aims to solve the first-mile last-mile problem.

Management & Operations| February 22, 2016

TransLoc beta testing rider app for Uber, MATA service

The solution is also being tested by GoTriangle in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C. area.

Accessibility| September 30, 2014

Memphis transit chief vows new standards for trolleys

MATA will be overhauling training and repair standards as well as trolleys in the wake of an APTA report that found agency lacking in both areas.
Bus| July 18, 2014

Memphis taps ex-Fla. agency chief for top post

The Memphis Area Transit Authority board has picked Ron Garrison, a former head of the public transit system in Tallahassee, Fla., to be the next president and GM of the bus system.
Accessibility| March 19, 2012

MATA upgrades trolley station lifts to better serve riders

Operation recently undertook a major modernization project to unify each wheelchair lift at trolley stations to bring the entire system up to full ADA compliance.
Bus| November 30, 2011

New Memphis transit center opens

The total cost of the project, including property acquisition, demolition and design is about $15 million. The construction cost is approximately $11.5 million. The terminal employs more than 40, which includes people from MATA, Greyhound and other tenants.
Accessibility| April 13, 2010

ACS to equip Memphis transit with ITS

System includes wireless technology, incident management features, security cameras, on-board next-stop announcements and passenger counting.
Bus| November 23, 2009

Memphis system offers 25-cent fares on Black Friday

Day after Thanksgiving is the year’s biggest shopping day and is notorious for crowded stores and even more crowded parking lots and streets.

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