MATA CEO resigns prior to news of arrest

Ron Garrison, CEO of the Memphis Area Transit Authority, resigned late Thursday before being named Friday, Jan. 27, among 42 people arrested on prostitution-related charges.

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) issued a media advisory at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, for a specially called MATA Board of Commissioners meeting at 4:30 p.m. in a seventh floor conference room at City Hall.

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