Gas Crisis Hits the Memphis Area Transit Authority Like a Runaway Bus

The Memphis Flyer | June 27, 2008
For most Memphis motorists coping with $4-a-gallon gas, mass transit is unfortunately not really an option. Now a near-doubling of the price of diesel will likely bring higher fares and reduced services at a time when MATA already is criticized for a lackluster effort to boost its efficiency and ridership.

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