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Smart Commute for State Employees

The State of Tennessee is one of the largest employers in the Middle Tennessee area.  Did you know that the state offers many commute options for its employees that help save time, money, and reduce traffic?

Swipe and Ride : As a Tennessee state government employee, utilizing mass transit has an added benefit for you: it’s completely free of charge! State employees living in the Nashville/Memphis area can ride all MTA and RTA buses and even the Music City Star commuter train without ever spending a dime. Fill out the Swipe N Ride application here and turn it into your agency’s Human Resources Office and start saving!  

State of Tennessee Carpool Application:  As part of Smart Commute's effort to increase ridership, we offer a carpool program to all Tennessee state government employees. Carpoolers benefit from saving money, cutting emissions and reducing vehicle wear and tear. 

Emergency Ride Home program: To be eligible for this program, a State of Tennessee carpool application is required. This service is created to provide a FREE emergency ride home, for registered commuters, who cannot take their normal carpool, vanpool, train, or express bus. 

Bike Locker Program in Nashville:  Bike lockers and shower facilities are available for state employee use in several downtown Nashville locations.