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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. [...]

6 03, 2024

UC Recovery Rolls Out Backpack Initiative

By |2024-03-06T17:35:05+00:00March 6th, 2024|Alerts, News and Events|0 Comments

Embrace support with the UC Recovery Backpack Initiative! We’re offering essentials like hygiene supplies and food for those displaced. Reach out at (931) 528-1127 to request your backpack or discover more. Let’s stand together in care and compassion! Check out this short video that details items that can be found inside each backpack.  

5 02, 2024

UCHRA Public Transportation Offers Free Rides on Go Route This Valentine’s Day

By |2024-02-02T04:04:29+00:00February 5th, 2024|News and Events|0 Comments

This Valentine's Day, UCHRA Public Transportation is sharing the love by offering FREE rides on its Go Route in Algood, Cookeville, Crossville, and McMinnville! On Wednesday, Feb. 14, hop on board and enjoy the convenience of UCHRA Public Transportation's Go Route without worrying about fares. Whether you're commuting or planning a special day out, UCHRA [...]

20 11, 2023

Let’s Go: Introducing a New Look for Our City Buses

By |2023-11-20T20:10:10+00:00November 20th, 2023|News and Events, other|0 Comments

UCHRA Public Transportation realizes that one size does not fit all when it comes to the ride you need. Our diverse array of services, including bus routes, door-to-door, and customized trip services, help ensure we get you where you need to go. This continuous-loop service picks up and drops off passengers at designated points [...]

6 11, 2023

Fare Changes, Software Upgrades Coming to UCHRA Public Transportation

By |2023-11-06T20:21:27+00:00November 6th, 2023|News and Events|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND — A variety of upgrades have been announced for the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency’s (UCHRA) transit services in the coming weeks. Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 14, UCHRA Public Transportation will begin charging a flat rate of $2 each way for in-county travel. Special discounts, for seniors, people with disabilities, and veterans, are also [...]

28 10, 2023

Two New Fully-Electric Vehicles Joining Transit Fleet

By |2023-10-28T02:07:37+00:00October 28th, 2023|News and Events|0 Comments

Coming soon to a roadway near you! Two fully electric Mach-Es are set to join UCHRA Public Transportation's same-day service, bringing a new dimension to our transportation offerings. While this service is presently accessible via the Uber app, we are excited to announce its upcoming transition to a dedicated UCHRA Transportation app, available on both [...]

22 05, 2023

UCHRA Public Transportation Team Visits Putnam County Emergency Command Center

By |2023-05-22T03:19:42+00:00May 22nd, 2023|News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA's Public Transportation recently visited the headquarters of the Putnam County Emergency Management Agency, meeting with EMA Director Tyler Smith and touring the facility. This outreach event served as the perfect opportunity to learn more about the services provided by Putnam County EMA and its affiliates as well as build a partnership with the [...]

21 03, 2023

TPTA Day on the Hill 2023

By |2023-03-21T20:15:01+00:00March 21st, 2023|News and Events|0 Comments

Thank you, Speaker Cameron Sexton, for taking a few moments to meet with UCHRA's Public Transportation team during Tennessee Public Transportation Association's Day on the Hill. It is always a pleasure to discuss public transportation in the Upper Cumberland! Pictured, from left: Jacklyn Medley, Mobility Manager; Speaker Sexton; and Holly Montooth, UCHRA Public Transportation [...]

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