service is available to and from Nashville International Airport using Route 18
Airport/Downtown. Located in the Ground
Transportation area on Level 1 at the airport, APTA attendees can access the
stop by making a right as they exit the airport and continuing straight until
they see a blue-and-white Nashville MTA sign. The service operates hourly daily and costs $1.70 one-way. Several APTA block hotels are accessible
along the Downtown portion of the route with major time points at Music City
Center (Convention Center) and Music City Central (Downtown bus station). Visit http://nashvillemta.org/Nashville-MTA-Maps-and-Schedules.asp
for a downloadable version. Schedules
are also available on-site. To read more
about service to and from the Airport, visit http://nashvillemta.org/Nashville-MTA-airport-service.asp.
Your return trip to
the airport is just as easy. Route 18 Airport/Downtown buses depart from Bay 13
at Music City Central. To access Music
City Central, catch a Route 18 bus on 6th Avenue as it travels to
Downtown and stay onboard as the bus departs from Downtown. Or, catch the Green
Circuit, a free Downtown circulator service that runs every 30 minutes during
a.m. peak. Route 18 buses do not stop at Music City Center when traveling to
For the quickest
trip, catch an18 Airport Express bus and get to the airport in about 20
minutes. Depending on traffic, local trips can take anywhere from 30 to 45
Both the Route 18
and Green Circuit schedules can be downloaded at http://nashvillemta.org/Nashville-MTA-Maps-and-Schedules.asp. To read more about service to and from the
Airport, visit http://nashvillemta.org/Nashville-MTA-airport-service.asp.
For attendees requiring paratransit services, we are pleased to offer Access On Demand sponsored by UZURV.
Using code APTANASH2018, attendees can call 615-823-4466 option #3 to request Access On Demand. This number will be available beginning Friday, September 21 at 8 a.m. and services will remain active until 9pm on Wednesday, September 26. Trips can be requested with as little as one hour notice.
WeGo Access, our traditional paratransit service, is also available. Scheduling must be done 24 hours in advance of your trip. Please contact Marilyn Yokley firstname.lastname@example.org for information about visitor eligibility prior to arriving in Nashville.
All trips will be at no cost.
Transportation Between Conference Hotels and Music City Center
All conference hotels are with walking distance of the Music City Center (Convention Center), with the exception of the Doubletree by Hilton Nashville Downtown and Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, which are serviced by the Music City Circuit - Route 61-Green Circuit. The service is free. Visit http://www.nashvillemta.org/Nashville-MTA-Music-City-Circuit.asp for information about the Circuit. WeGo Public Transit will also have this information available at their host table in the APTA registration area, Registration Area 2, Level 2, Music City Center.
Complimentary Transit Pass
Conference registrants can pick up their complimentary transit passes by visiting the
customer service area at Music City Central or the pop-up customer care kiosk
on-site at Music City Center during the conference.
Each attendee will be
provided with an unlimited 7-Day Pass to use the system. Customer Care hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 8
p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 10:30 a.m. to
2:30 p.m. on Sundays. The Music City
Center (Convention Center) hours of operation are the same as conference
Attendees should have
with them their conference badge or a valid picture ID and email confirmation
they are attending the conference to receive their 7-Day Pass.