The TMA Group is a leader in customizing environmentally friendly, multimodal transportation solutions for employers and communities. We are proud to manage and operate VanStar, Franklin Transit and CMUTER.




Ridesharing solutions for commuters and employers in Middle Tennessee region


Franklin Transit

Providing transit service for the Franklin and Cool Springs area

VanStar Group Shot Outside


Employer-focused solutions using Transportation Demand Management strategies for improved employee productivity and growth strategies in Middle Tennessee


Bringing the latest in transportation news to Middle Tennessee


Transit and TODD Service Honor Juneteenth

In observance of the Juneteenth holiday on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, the Franklin Transit Authority announces that there will be no fixed route transit or TODD service. All transit services will resume Thursday morning, June 20, 2024. For more information on routes, visit the website at or call (615) 628-0260. The TMA Group, a…
Continue Reading

TMA Group and VanStar partners with HireQuest Direct

The TMA Group is proud to launch our VanStar vanpool program collaboration with HireQuest Direct in Nashville. Stephanie Tillman, Business Development Director at The TMA Group, and Jolene Tate, Franchise Owner of HireQuest Direct have partnered together to provide employees of HireQuest Direct vanpool transportation to and from work. HireQuest Direct is a leading provider…
Continue Reading

Stephanie Tillman talks with Stay Positive News on VanStar’s Efforts

Stephanie Tillman, business development director for the TMA Group was happy to talk to Stay Positive News about the benefits of VanStar in the Middle Tennessee community! Stay Positive News, based right in the heart of Middle Tennessee, aims to highlight all good and positive news going on around us. Sarah Ricciardi, writer for Stay…
Continue Reading

Franklin Transit is Seeking Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Vendors

Franklin Transit is committed to disadvantaged business enterprises playing a role in connecting communities through public transit. If your company is eligible to become or is currently certified as a small, minority, women-owned or disadvantaged business enterprise, contact us for information about the certification process and business opportunities available. Contact Sharmila Patel,, 615-628-0270
Continue Reading

Nashville Mayor Freddie O’Connell Announces Local Transit Funding Referendum

Nashville voters can expect to see local transit funding on their ballots in November, according to Nashville Mayor Freddie O’Connell. O’Connell first introduced the improvement on Nashville’s transit options as the focus of his campaign before securing office. He shared details on the official announcement in a news conference last month. The program, titled “Choose…
Continue Reading

‘Transportation Modernization Act’ Introduces Express Toll Lanes in Nashville

In April of 2023, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed off on the ‘Transportation Modernization Act’, a $3.3 billion highway bill that has the potential to change the future of traffic in Nashville. The act authorizes the creation of ‘choice lanes’, that will be initially introduced on I-24, giving Tennessee drivers an option to pay to…
Continue Reading


Click on a specific location to learn more

21-JAM-7174 TMA Website L6 lf Map Only

Sample text for tool tip.