Yearly Archives: 2022

8 03, 2022

Community Rides Grant, UCHRA Public Transportation Assists with Family Engagement Night

By |2022-03-08T19:17:37+00:00March 8th, 2022|News and Events|0 Comments

The Community Rides Grant recently assisted UCHRA Public Transportation for Family Engagement night at Burks Elementary School. Heather Thomas, UCHRA Public Transportation, said: “Serving on the CRMC Foundation Coalition with Sarah Birdwell and Katelyn Steakley has been a privilege. This coalition provided the opportunity for public transportation to work with Putnam County School System and [...]

27 01, 2022

UCHRA Public Transportation Receives IMPROVE Grant Award

By |2022-01-27T19:59:22+00:00January 27th, 2022|News and Events|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) Public Transportation program has been selected by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to receive $90,000 in funding under the IMPROVE Transit Investment Grant Program.  “This grant will allow UCHRA Public Transportation to purchase two electric vehicles and the charging infrastructure needed to power them,” said Holly Montooth, [...]

11 01, 2022

UCHRA Public Transportation Team Navigates Winter Weather Challenges

By |2022-01-11T18:29:57+00:00January 11th, 2022|News and Events|0 Comments

Riley Sparks (left) and Terry Cronk (right) carefully navigate the challenging road conditions to bring food and drinks to UCHRA Public Transportation passengers stuck in traffic on I-40 during the Jan. 6 snowstorm. As the snow began to fall across much of the Upper Cumberland on Thursday, Jan. 6, UCHRA’s Public Transportation team [...]

3 01, 2022

Upper Cumberland Drivers Recognized

By |2022-01-03T16:53:11+00:00January 3rd, 2022|News and Events|0 Comments

The National Rural Transit Assistance Program through the U.S. Department of Transportation has designated the Rural Mobility Champion Award to ALL rural Frontline Transit Drivers. Drivers across the 14-county Upper Cumberland are officially being recognized as Frontline Heroes. The Rural Mobility Champion Award is being presented to the 120 Public Transportation drivers across the Upper [...]

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