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Memphis Vehicle Fee Would Help Fund Transit

The proposed fee on households with multiple vehicles would generate $9 million to improve the region’s transit system.

October 5, 2019 - WKNO

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Multi-Car Owners May Pay Sustainability Fee to Fund Memphis Area Transit

Called a 'sustainability fee' by Mayor Lee Harris of Shelby County, the proposed fee would apply only to households that have three or more registered vehicles, about 17 percent of county residents. The first two vehicles would be exempt.

September 9, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

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Memphis Downtown Boom Highlights the Potential of Adaptive Reuse

The city of Memphis, Tennessee is in the middle of an understated boom focused on downtown development and adaptive reuse.

October 5, 2018 - Curbed

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Memphis Planning for a Big Expansion of Transit Service

The city of Memphis is ready to expand its transit system, spending $30 million a year in annual operating cost to add 200,000 service hours to the Memphis Area Transit Authority system.

August 31, 2017 - The Commercial Appeal

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Memphis Bus Riders Union Scoring Victories

Streetsblog USA has been keeping close tabs on the bus system in Memphis, recently noticing signs of progress from the local transit agency, MATA.

September 24, 2016 - Streetsblog USA

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