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16 07, 2024

UCHRA Public Transportation Celebrates National Rural Transit Day

By |2024-07-19T18:47:31+00:00July 16th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

On July 16, UCHRA Public Transportation joined rural transit systems across the country in celebrating the vital role of public transportation in rural communities. We marked the occasion with a fun pretzel celebration, bringing together our dedicated team. We also took the National Rural Transit Day pledge, reaffirming our commitment to providing safe, reliable, and [...]

25 06, 2024

UCHRA Public Transportation Go Routes Fare-Free Starting July 1

By |2024-06-25T13:45:20+00:00June 25th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

Effective July 1, Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency’s (UCHRA) Public Transportation’s Go Route will be fare-free.  “We are thrilled to be able to provide this vital transportation service free of charge,” said Holly Montooth, UCHRA Public Transportation Director. "Removing the fare makes our bus routes in Algood, Cookeville, Crossville, and McMinnville more accessible to everyone. [...]

22 06, 2024

In the News: UCHRA Transportation Increasing Driver Pay

By |2024-06-22T22:23:35+00:00June 22nd, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

The following article was published by Newstalk 94.1 and can be found here. The pay increase is effective July 1, 2024.  Base pay for UCHRA Public Transportation drivers has been bumped up to $14 per hour after a vote from the Executive Board. Transportation Director Holly Montooth said drivers with their CDL can receive up to [...]

21 06, 2024

New Look for Connect UC Buses

By |2024-06-21T16:15:00+00:00June 21st, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

Connect Upper Cumberland, UCHRA Public Transportation’s route connecting the Upper Cumberland to destinations in Nashville and Murfreesboro, has unveiled a new look for the route’s buses. The new look differentiates the Connect route buses from the agency’s other transportation services and routes; making it easier for riders to identify. Connect Upper Cumberland provides daily trips [...]

14 06, 2024

Go Routes Achieving Remarkable Growth

By |2024-06-20T14:49:15+00:00June 14th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA Public Transportation's Go Route ridership has seen remarkable growth across Cumberland, Warren, and Putnam counties, and the team is gearing up to introduce new features and routes to enhance our service further. Route Coordinator, Jerry Myers, says the Go Routes anticipate a 20 percent or higher growth in ridership compared to last year, which [...]

7 06, 2024

In the News: UCHRA’S Ride to Recovery Program Featured

By |2024-06-20T15:03:08+00:00June 7th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA Public Transportation's Ride to Recovery program is the subject of a recent feature published by the National Center for Mobility Management. Visit nationalcenterformobilitymanagement.org/blog/rides­ to-recovery-accessing-substance-use-disorder-treatment to read the article and visit ucpublictransit.com to learn more about UCHRA Public Transportation.

7 06, 2024

Driven by Purpose: UCHRA Drivers Share Their Why

By |2024-06-20T14:55:03+00:00June 7th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA Public Transportation is excited to announce the expansion of its driver recruitment campaign, Driven by Purpose, reflecting our commitment to our community and drivers. This heartfelt initiative highlights the significant impact of a driver's role in shaping UCHRA's public transportation services and strengthening community bonds. Mobility Manager, Jacklyn Medley, and the UCDD/UCHRA Marketing team [...]

31 05, 2024

Talking Public Transportation in Pickett County

By |2024-06-20T15:15:32+00:00May 31st, 2024|other|0 Comments

Recently, Jacklyn Medley visited the Pickett County Senior Center to speak with the seniors about transportation. She spoke about UCDD tickets, going to the airport, attending medical appointments in Nashville, and explained how that process works. Then, she and Pickett County Coordinator, Jennifer Flowers, answered questions about services offered through UCHRA Public Transportation. The seniors [...]

7 05, 2024

Passenger Perspective: Cheryl K.

By |2024-05-07T18:21:37+00:00May 7th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

When Cheryl Kennedy moved to Cookeville in 2022, she wasn’t sure what, if any, public transportation options would be available. Still, she knew she’d need a safe, reliable, and affordable transit option to get to and from work. “When you have a disability such as mine, you have to pay to get anywhere you want [...]

28 03, 2024

Happy retirement, Phil!

By |2024-03-28T16:53:21+00:00March 28th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

After 20 years with UCHRA Public Transportation, Putnam County driver Phil Thomas has retired.   We want to say a big congratulations and thank you to Phil for his many years of dedicated service to UCHRA Public Transportation and our transit clients. Phil's dedication to keeping passengers safe and comfortable has been second to none. [...]

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