Main Street Trolley Line Service Alert

Due to construction on the Memphis Convention Center, service will be impacted on the Main Street Trolley rail line from June 3-July 14, 2019.

The Main Street Trolley rail cars will only pick up passengers on the east side of the tracks at the Trolley stations located between Madison and Exchange Avenues. In addition, some southbound Trolley stations will be temporarily closed.

To learn more about the Main Street Trolley line temporary detour, click this link: https://bit.ly/2w22gx4.


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.

To learn more quick facts about the value of public transportation, visit https://www.apta.com/mediacenter/ptbenefits/Pages/default.aspx.


MATA Job Fair – March 28

Looking for a new job? The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) is hosting a job fair specifically focused on hiring bus operators and gas and diesel mechanics from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, March 28 on a MATA bus parked at the corner of Watkins Street and Levee Road.

Interested applicants are encouraged to bring a resume and be prepared to interview onsite. For additional information on jobs available at MATA, please visit www.matatransit.com and click on Career Opportunities at the bottom of the home page to learn information about open positions.

All MATA employees are employed by Mid-South Transportation Management, Inc.(known as MTM) which is an equal opportunity M/F/V/H employer that supports a drug and alcohol free workplace.


INFORMATION UPDATE: MATA Proposed Service Changes

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) recently held a series of public meetings to gain feedback about proposed service changes that were scheduled to be implemented on Sunday, November 11. The MATA Board of Commissioners has postponed its action and is now planning to vote on proposed service changes and improvements at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 25 at the MATA headquarters located at 1370 Levee Road.

The implementation of any new service changes and improvements will now occur on Sunday, December 9. Prior to the October Board meeting, the MATA team will publish an updated list of service changes and improvements on www.matatransit.com. MATA will inform customers when this information is available for review.

The MATA team appreciates the valuable and insightful feedback it has received from customers and members of the public.