• SERVICE CHANGES

    Notice of Public Comments Being Accepted 

     

    The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) hereby gives notice that comments will be accepted from the public on proposed changes on fixed-route bus service until July 27, 2015. No changes to MATAplus or Trolley service or fares are being proposed. The proposed changes are as follows:

    PROPOSED FIXED-ROUTE BUS SERVICE CHANGES

    Nonconnah Corporate Center *** New Service*** Outbound from Airways Transit Center, right on Airways Blvd., right on Brooks Rd., right on Directors Row, left on Airways Blvd., left on Democrat Rd., right on Nonconnah Blvd., to end of the line at Dividend Dr. Inbound from Dividend Dr. right on Corporate Ave., left on Nonconnah Blvd., left on Democrat Rd., right on Airways Blvd., right on Brooks Rd., right into Airways Transit Center to end of the line. Proposed hours of service are Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Buses are scheduled to run every 30 minutes to and from the Airways Transit Center, 3033 Airways Blvd.

    Additional information can be obtained by contacting MATA at 901-274-6282 or publiccomments@matatransit.com. Written comments can be submitted until 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 27, 2015 and can be mailed to 1370 Levee Road, Memphis, TN 38103; e-mailed to publiccomments@matatransit.com; or faxed to 901-722-7123.

    MATA’s Board of Commissioners will review and consider the comments and address the service changes and effective date at the July 27, 2015, Board meeting.  

     
     

     
     

     

    MATA to Launch Route Enhancements on June 14

     

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee, June 11, 2015 – The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) is making changes to six different fixed routes and adding one inbound trip on nine Saturday routes.   All of the changes take effect on Sunday, June 14.

     

    11 Thomas – Route changes for Weekday, Saturday and Sunday. Outbound from the Hudson Transit Center, right- A.W. Willis, left- Thomas, left on Pear, right- Second/Whitney, left -Thomas, right- Frayser, right-Millington, left -Dellwood regular route to the end of the line. Inbound regular route from the end of the line to Dellwood, right-Millington, left -Frayser, left -Thomas, right -Whitney/Second, left- Pear, regular route to the Hudson Transit Center.

    12 Florida – Route changes for Weekday and Saturday, Outbound from Hudson Transit Center, right- Shadyac, right-Third St., right -Jackson, left-Front, right -Georgia, left -Florida, right -South Parkway, left - Kansas, left-Belz, regular route to the end of the line. Inbound regular route to Florida, left -Belz, right-Kansas, right- South Parkway, left-Florida, right-Georgia, regular route to the HTC.

    17 McLemoreRoute changes for Weekday, Saturday and Sunday.  Weekday westbound regular route from American Way Transit Center to McLemore, left -Florida, right on South Parkway, left-Swift.  Eastbound trip - Swift, left-Person, left-Kansas, right-South Parkway, left -Florida, right -McLemore, then regular route to the end of the line at American Way Transit Center. Saturday westbound, from Semmes to McLemore regular route, left-Florida, right-South Parkway, left-Swift to end of the line. Saturday eastbound trip from Swift, left-Person, left-Kansas, right-South Parkway, left-Florida, right- McLemore, regular route to the end of line at Semmes. Sunday westbound, Ketchum to McLemore regular route, left-Florida, right -South Parkway, left- Swift to end of the line. Sunday eastbound, Swift, left-Person, left-Kansas, right-South Parkway, left-Florida, right-McLemore regular route to the end of line at Ketchum.

    35 South Parkway – Minor time adjustments to weekday service to improve schedule adherence.

    36 Hacks Cross –Add an additional weekday trip inbound to downtown from Hacks Cross at 7:48 p.m. Minor time adjustments to Weekday and Saturday service to improve schedule adherence.

    57 Park – Minor time adjustments to Weekday and Saturday service to improve schedule adherence.

     

    Saturday Additional Trips    MATA will add one inbound trip on these routes:

     


     2 Madison –  9:47 p.m.                       

     4 Walker -  10:05 p.m.

     8 Chelsea -  9:43 p.m.

    39 South Third -  9:52 p.m.

    42 Crosstown -   9:45 p.m.

    50 Poplar – 10:15 p.m.

    52 Jackson – 9:54 p.m.

    56 Lamar – 10:05 p.m.

    57 Park – 10:21 p.m.


    For more detailed information, call 274-6282, visit our Customer Service desk or visit
    www.matatransit.com 






    The following route and schedule changes will go into effect:
    Sunday, June 1st, 2014 

    8 - CHELSEA (PDF link): 
    Route changes for weekday Saturday and Sunday. 
    Outbound: From the William Hudson Transit Center (WHTC), right on A.W. Willis, left on Third, right on Chelsea, left on Warford to end of the line. 
    Inbound: From Warford, right on Mount Olive, right on Sunset, right on Chelsea, left on Third, right on Shadyac, right into the WHTC.


    9 - HIGHLAND (PDF link):
    Route changes for Weekday. 
    Southbound: From Kerwin, left on New Allen/Warford, left on Chelsea, left on National, right on Orchi, right on Jackson, left on National, left on Macon, right on Highland, left on Park, right on Getwell, right on America Way into the America Way Transit Center. 
    Northbound: From the America Way Transit Center, right on America Way, left on Getwell, left on Park, right on Highland, left on Macon, right on National, right on Jackson, left on Orchi, left on National, right on Chelsea, right on Warford/New Allen, right on Old Raleigh Millington, right Addington, right Kerwin to the end of the line.


    12 - FLORIDA (PDF link):
    Route changes for Weekday and Saturday.
    Outbound: From the WHTC, right on Shadyac, right on Third St., right on Jackson, left on Front, right on Georgia, left on Florida, right on South Parkway, left on Swift, left on Person, right on Kansas, left on Belz, right on Florida, regular route to the end of the line.
    Inbound: Regular route to Florida, left on Belz, right on Kansas, left on Person, right on Swift, right on South Parkway, left on Florida, right regular to the WHTC. 


    32 -EAST PARKWAY (PDF link):
    Route changes for Weekday and Saturday.
    Northbound: From the Airways Transit Center, right on Airways, right on Brooks, right on Directors Row, left on Airways, right on Democrat, right onto ramp for Airways North/East Parkway, right on Central, left on Hollywood, right on Frayser, left on Redcoat to the end of the line.
    Southbound: From Redcoat, left on Frayser, left on Hollywood, right on Central, left on East Parkway/Airways, right into Airways Transit Center to the end of the line. 

    57 - PARK (PDF link):
    Route change for Weekday, Saturday and Sunday.
    Inbound trip from the end of the lines: St. Francis or Kirby Parkway regular route to Lamar, right on Lamar, left on Bellevue, right on McLemore, right on Wellington/ Danny Thomas, left on Alabama, right on Lauderdale, right on Third, left on Shadyac into the WHTC.
    Outbound: From the WHTC, right on A.W. Willis, right on Third, left on Lauderdale, left on Alabama, right on Danny Thomas/Wellington, left on McLemore, left on Bellevue, right on Lamar, continue regular route to both ends of the lines at St. Francis or Kirby Parkway. 

      

    There will be no changes to Trolley service.

    For more information or help planning your trips, please call (901)274-6282 and press "zero" at any time to speak directly to an information specialist. All transit centers have printed service change booklets available.