MATA Announces Free Rides on April 25: Get On Board Day

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will give free rides on all MATA vehicles on Thursday, April 25 in recognition of Get on Board for Public Transit Day. Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association, this national day of recognition has been established to support public transit to further acknowledge that every segment of American communities benefits from public transportation.

For example, every $1 invested in public transportation generates $4 in economic returns.

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