MATA's Moment of Truth 

At $4.52 a gallon for diesel, the gas crisis hits Memphis Area Transit Authority like a runaway bus.

"Dump The Pump" day came and went last week. The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) acknowledged the event — held to encourage people to ride public transportation — with an ad on its website and some free cookies at three bus stations. Now…

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