Montgomery Area Transit System
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Montgomery Area Transit System (MATS) or The M is the public transit system in Montgomery, Alabama. The system is owned by the city of Montgomery, however operations are currently contracted to First Transit.
- Montgomery City Lines operated transit service from 1936-1974.
- In 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus.
- In 1956, the U.S. Supreme Court bans segregation on buses after a year of boycotting.
- In February 1998, the City of Montgomery replaced its system of 17 fixed routes with Demand and Response Transit (DART).
- In January 2000, it was determined that the Demand and Response Transit system was not serving the citizens of Montgomery in an effective and efficient manner.
- On February 2, 2000, the Montgomery City Council voted to establish, on a trail basis, three (3) new fixed routes to begin on March 6, 2000.
- In February 2013, Montgomery Area Transit System was rebranded as 'The M'.
Downtown Transfer Center
- Address: 495 Molton St., Montgomery, AL 36104
Westside Transfer Center
- Address: 2340 West Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36108
- Address: 2318 West Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36108
- As of 2020.
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