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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.


May 9, 2013

Report assesses StarMetro's radial-to-grid system move

The research seeks to understand the effects of they agency's service restructuring on the transit agency and its performance as well as its impact on the community.


December 16, 2009

Florida's StarMetro adds 14 paratransit buses

A grant from the FTA paid for the complete replacement of the 14 buses at a cost of approximately $1.02 million.


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