Transportation

Feature Story New Explore Bike Share eBike station downtown at Central Station Hotel (submitted)

New fleet of eBikes energizes Explore Bike Share ridership


Feature Story (High Ground News archives)

Memphis' BEST wants renters to know their rights


Feature Story The vacant barber shop at 769 National Street was topped with a sign made from repurposed Christmas lights and the boards that once shuttered the windows. (Markus Mueller)

What have these Heights organizations been up to since 2018?


Feature Story Drew Joyner and partners Octavius Nickson and Chris Hendrix of Nickson General Contractors purchased the 11-bay retail center at the southeast corner of Summer and National Street in May. They're now updating the exterior. (Cole Bradley)

What's happening on Summer Avenue?


Feature Story Self-identified street activist and Madison trolley line passenger Larry White yawns big between conversations with other passengers. (Ziggy Mack)

Photos: A ride on the Madison Avenue trolley


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As Memphis founders signed the city's charter, they knew their place on the bluff was an ideal location for a port. They likely didn't foresee that they were laying the groundwork for Memphis to become a vital component of the global and continental transportation and logistics network. Our city is now a crossroads of commerce and traffic with an unsurpassed combination of air, rail, land and water shipping possibilities. While we're a top-rated logistics, distribution and shipping hub with one the busiest cargo airports in the world, Memphis has struggled with how to best move people. With a new focus on bettering public transportation and reinvesting in infrastructure, our leaders are looking to help us get around, too.

But the most exciting changes in Memphis transportation aren't motorized. Businesses, government and non-profits have teamed up to bring Memphis mobility into the 21st century with bike lanes and pedestrian projects that connect our neighborhoods, protect our environment and get Memphians moving.