On-demand ride service coming to Downtown, Medical District, New Chicago

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 29, 2020 4:03 PM CT | Published: October 29, 2020 3:09 PM CT
<strong>A passenger hops onto the Main Street Trolley in Downtown Memphis on Thursday, Oct. 29. Three Memphis agencies are partners in providing an on-demand, ride-sharing service that will operate within Downtown, New Chicago and the Medical District.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

A passenger hops onto the Main Street Trolley in Downtown Memphis on Thursday, Oct. 29. Three Memphis agencies are partners in providing an on-demand, ride-sharing service that will operate within Downtown, New Chicago and the Medical District. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

A 7.5-square-mile area will be served by a fleet of passenger vans that fill the big gap between fixed-route buses and the personal, more expensive rides from taxis and Uber.

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Downtown Memphis Commission Memphis Medical District Collaborative MATA Transit Vision Lyft
Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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