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11 08, 2022

Transportation Update: TTU Shuttle Pickup Announced

By |2022-08-11T19:21:46+00:00August 11th, 2022|News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA Public Transportation, in partnership with Tennessee Tech University, will offer transportation services to those students affected. Our team is ready to help all Golden Eagles with their transportation needs in and around Cookeville! Best of luck and, Wings up! 🤙 Read more at www.herald-citizen.com. Visit www.ucpublictransit.com for more information about the various routes and services available and, remember, We Get [...]

8 08, 2022

‘Problem-Free’ Inspection Noted for Public Transportation Team

By |2022-08-08T04:16:52+00:00August 8th, 2022|News and Events|0 Comments

UCHRA Public Transportation recently completed three days of required annual vehicle inspections. We are pleased to announce that all 98 vehicles from across the Upper Cumberland passed inspection and were deemed road ready! Great work, Transportation team!  

18 05, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing (June 27, 2022)

By |2022-05-18T19:43:48+00:00May 18th, 2022|News and Events|0 Comments

Public Hearing Notice Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA), Monday, June 27, 2022 at 5 p.m. at Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency, 580 S Jefferson Ave., Suite B Cookeville, TN 38501. The purpose of this Public Hearing is to consider a project [...]

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 [...]