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Smart Commute Swipe and Ride

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The Swipe and Ride Program provides a transit pass for state government employees who work in the Metro Nashville and Memphis area to use for work trips. This program is funded by the Department of Transportation as a means to improve air quality through reduced congestion. State government employees in Nashville who participate in the program can ride all Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) buses, as well as the Music City Star commuter train, free of charge. In Memphis, participating employees can ride the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) buses, including the downtown trolleys.

Employees must fill out an application to receive a Swipe and Ride card.

For questions about the Swipe and Ride program, see the FAQs on the Smart Commute page.

Nashville Program:
To participate in the program, fill out the Swipe and Ride application, and return to your agency’s Human Resources Office.

For information regarding other modes of transit, routes, or schedules, contact Nashville MTA at (615) 862-5969 or visit www.nashvillemta.org.

Memphis Program: 
To participate in the program, fill out the Swipe and Ride application (Word), and return to your agency’s Human Resources Office.

For information regarding routes and schedules, contact MATA at (901) 274-6282 or visit www.matatransit.com.