In observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday and the day after Thanksgiving, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will operate as follows on both days:

Thursday, November 28

• Fixed route and MATAplus bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule.
• Main Street, Riverfront and Madison Trolley lines will not operate.
• MATA’s Customer Information automated line (901.274.MATA) will be available, but live calls to 901.274.MATA in the MATA Customer Call Center will not be answered since the Call Center is closed.
• All live calls to MATAplus Reservations at 901.722.7171 (prompt #2) will be answered 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
• MATA’s Customer Comment Line at 901.522.9175 voicemail is available for customers to leave messages.
• The customer service counters at Airways Transit Center (3033 Airways Boulevard), American Way Transit Center (3921 American Way), and the William Hudson Transit Center (444 North Main Street) will be closed.
• The lobby at Airways Transit Center will be open from 12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.; the lobby at American Way Transit Center will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; and the lobby at William Hudson Transit Center will be open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
• The MATA Administrative Offices located at 1370 Levee Road will be closed.

Friday, November 29

• Fixed route and MATAplus bus service will operate on a Saturday schedule.
• Main Street, Riverfront and Madison Trolley lines will also operate on a Saturday schedule.
• All live calls to 901.274.MATA will be answered from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
• All live calls to MATAplus Reservations at 901.722.7171 (prompt #2) will be answered 8 a.m.-4 
p.m.
• MATA’s Customer Comment Line at 901.522.9175 voicemail is available for customers to leave messages.
• The customer service counter at the William Hudson Transit Center (444 North Main Street) will be open from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. But, the counters at Airways Transit Center (3033 Airways Boulevard) and at American Way Transit Center (3921 American Way) will be closed.
• The lobby at Airways Transit Center will be open from 12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.; the lobby at American Way Transit Center will be open from 7 a.m.-12 a.m.; and the lobby at William Hudson Transit Center will be open from 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
• The MATA Administrative Offices located at 1370 Levee Road will be closed.

Also from MATA, regarding transit on Friday around the Liberty Bowl Stadium:

Due to the University of Memphis football game taking place at Liberty Bowl stadium, buses traveling on Routes 2 and 32 will be on detour from 12 to 5 p.m., Route 2 inbound trips will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on E Parkway S (which becomes Cooper) to continue the regular route. Route 2 outbound trips will travel south on Cooper, turn left on Lamar, right on Airways, and continue on the regular route. Route 32 northbound trips will travel north on Airways, turn left on Lamar, right on E Pkwy S (which become Cooper, right on Poplar, and left on Hollywood to continue the regular route. Route 32 southbound trips will travel south on Hollywood, right on Poplar, left on Cooper, left on Lamar, and right on Airways to continue the regular route.

 

(For more information, visit www.matatransit.com.)