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COVID-19 INFORMATION

Swipe and Ride

What is it?

Swipe and Ride is a program that allows state employees who work in Nashville or Memphis to ride public transportation for free.

How does it work?

        Step 1. Fill out an application for your Swipe and Ride card

        Step 2. Find your nearest public transportation or ride share

        Step 3. Swipe and Ride to your destination for free

For common questions about program operations, please check out our FAQ's page and review the policies and procedures document.

Infographic showing how to use Swipe & Ride in Nashville
Infographic showing how to use Swipe & Ride in Memphis

Nashville program:

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

Plan your trip:  Use Google Maps or download the Transit App.

For information, contact WeGo Public Transit (formerly known as Nashville MTA) at (615) 862-5969 or visit www.nashvillemta.org.

Be sure to register separately with WeGo to participate in their Emergency Ride Home Program.

 

Memphis program: 

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

Plan your trip: Use Google Maps or download the Transit App.

For more information, contact MATA at (901) 274-6282 or visit www.matatransit.com.

Be sure to register separately with Shelby County to participate in their Emergency Ride Home Program.

 

Get comfortable riding public transit:

Utilize WeGo’s Travel Training Program for hands-on practice using public transit. Call (615) 880-3597 to speak with a Transit Navigator.

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Contactless card distribution process:

In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Swipe and Ride Office has adopted a contactless card distribution process.

For state employees, external of TDOT, to successfully obtain your Swipe and Ride pass, please contact your Department’s Human Resources (HR) Swipe and Ride coordinator. The coordinators will continue to distribute transit passes to all state department employees.  For TDOT employees, please contact Swipe N Ride operators by emailing Swipe.N.Ride@tn.gov.