Memphis, TN Commuting

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Memphis, TN is a bustling city with many transportation options available. Public transportation includes the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), which runs buses and trolleys throughout the city. MATA also offers the convenience of an app to plan trips and track routes in real-time. Additionally, there are several taxi companies providing 24/7 service and rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft, for getting around quickly. For those who prefer to get around under their own power, there are many bike lanes and paths throughout Memphis that make biking an easy way to travel.

The typical American commute has been getting longer each year since 2010. The average one-way commute in Memphis takes 21.7 minutes. That's shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

How people in Memphis get to work:
- 81.1% drive their own car alone
- 10.7% carpool with others
- 2.8% work from home
- 1.9% take mass transit
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I was mugged my very first night in Memphis. They tried to take my iPhone. I was walking only a block from my house in a "safe" area, too.  More

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Memphis is a city with a history of civil rights, slavery , blues and rockn'roll music. It's a great place for a weekend getaway. This city has lots of great things to  More

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Over 4 years ago

Do you like being panhandled every 30 seconds? Love that cool ambiance of gangs? Are drugs your thing? Then you will love Memphis. Had good times here in the 90’s, the  More

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