Tennessee transit services include a variety of local and express routes throughout most major metropolitan areas, plus regional services. Taking public transit is less expensive, safer, and better for the environment, when compared to driving alone to work. Using transit gives you more productive travel time for responding to emails, reading a book, or catching up on social media.
Taking public transit for even two days per week can save you money on fuel, parking and car maintenance. The more you ride, the more you save. Relax and Ride! Let someone else drive!
For resources in your area, please check out the links below.
Gatlinburg Mass Transit: Trolley service in and around Gatlinburg.
Pigeon Forge Fun Time Trolley: Trolley service in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville.
Johnson City Transit: Transit service around Johnson City.
Kingsport Area Transit Service: Transit service in the Kingsport area.
Bristol Tennessee Transit: Transit service in the Bristol area.
Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA): Transit service in Chattanooga.
Green Trips: Chattanooga’s commute options program.
Knoxville Area Transit: Transit service in Knoxville.
Smart Trips: Knoxville’s commute options program.
Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) Transit: Transit service in Knox County.
Lakeway Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (LAMPTO) Transit: Transit service in Morristown, Jefferson City, White Pine, and Hamblen and Jefferson counties.
Oak Ridge Transit: Transit service in the city of Oak Ridge.
Rural East Tennessee
Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency (SETHRA): Transit services in Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Marion, Mcminn, Meigs, Polk, Sequatchie counties and the non-urbanized areas of Bradley and Hamilton counties.
East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA): Transit for Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union counties.
Northeast Tennessee Rural Public Transit (NET Trans): Transit service for Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties (operated by First Tennessee Human Resource Agency FTHRA)).
Nashville MTA: Transportation solutions for Nashville and surrounding counties.
Music City Star: Commuter rail line from Lebanon to Nashville.
RTA Regional Bus Service: Connecting regional areas to Nashville.
AccessRide: MTA’s paratransit service for persons with disabilities.
Murfreesboro Rover: Transit service in Murfreesboro.
Clarksville Transit System: Transit service in Clarksville.
Franklin Transit Authority: Transit service in Franklin.
Nashville Connector: Nashville’s commute options program.
Rural Middle Tennessee
Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency (MCHRA): Transit service for Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Steward, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, and Wilson counties.
South Cumberland Tennessee Development District (SCTDD): Transit service for Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Perry, and Wayne counties.
Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA): Transit service for Cannon, Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Smith, Van Buren, Warren, and White counties.
Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA): Public transit provider for the Memphis Area.
MATAplus: Helping meet the transportation needs of commuters with disabilities.
Main Street Trolley: A fun way to get around in Memphis.
Commute Options: Memphis’ commuter program.
Jackson Transit Authority: Transit service in Jackson.
Rural West Tennessee
Delta Human Resource Agent (DHRA): Transit services in Fayettville, Lauderdale, rural Shelby, and Tipton counties
Northwest Tennessee Human Resources Agency (NWTHRA): Transit service for Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Obion, and Weakley counties.
Southwest Human Resources Agency (SWHRA): Transit service for Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, and McNairy counties