3 09, 2021

Pick Up Cookeville, Powered by Uber, Now Serving Putnam County

By |2021-09-03T14:57:06+00:00September 3rd, 2021|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

PUTNAM COUNTY - On Sept. 2, staff and leadership representing Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) joined with local and city officials to celebrate the official launch of Pick Up Cookeville.  This new, on-demand service offered by UC Public Transportation, a division of UCHRA, and powered by Uber Technologies, will provide on-demand mobility; something the [...]

9 08, 2021

Pick Up Cookeville Ride Along

By |2021-08-09T21:23:41+00:00August 9th, 2021|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

Join us for a sneak peek of UCHRA Public Transportation's newest service: Pick Up Cookeville. Powered by Uber, Pick Up Cookeville allows riders to quickly and easily schedule a trip at a moment's notice and simply enjoy the ride to their destination. So relaxing! Stay tuned for more details coming soon.

28 07, 2021

Pick Up UC Transit Operator

By |2021-07-28T15:02:16+00:00July 28th, 2021|Careers, News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

Position: Pick Up UC Transit Operator Location: Putnam County Job Description: The Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency (UCHRA) has multiple openings for part-time Transit Operators/Drivers to facilitate a new transportation service line in partnership with Uber: Pick Up UC. The Pick Up Cookeville Transit Operator will transport persons throughout areas of Putnam County to and from [...]

1 06, 2021

Summer is here – let’s hit the road!

By |2021-06-01T15:05:37+00:00June 1st, 2021|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

Summer is here and we're ready to hit the road! Give our public transportation team a call today at 1-833-UC TRIPS and let us help you with your transportation needs! We are also looking to add additional smiling faces to our driver team. If you're interested, give us a call or send your resume to [...]

16 04, 2021

UCHRA Expands MyRide Volunteer Transit Program to Warren Co.

By |2021-04-16T13:30:59+00:00April 16th, 2021|News and Events, Transportation, Volunteer & Internships|0 Comments

WARREN COUNTY – The Public Transportation team at Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) has announced its senior-friendly and volunteer-based travel program, MyRide Upper Cumberland, will now expand into Warren County.  “We are excited to be able to offer this additional transportation option to the citizens of Warren County,” said Holly Montooth, UCHRA’s Transportation Director. [...]

11 02, 2021

Commodities, Community Corrections Work Together to Serve Vulnerable Populations

By |2021-02-11T16:27:11+00:00February 11th, 2021|Community Services, Transportation|0 Comments

Pictured, from left: Danny McKeehan and William Moody. Mr. Moody has completed his hours and now enjoys coming out to help at UCHRA commodities distribution events. UPPER CUMBERLAND — It’s a unique partnership that helps two segments in-need: families in need of supplemental food and clients of the adult community corrections program in [...]

14 12, 2020

UCHRA Names New Safety and Security Manager

By |2020-12-14T16:24:56+00:00December 14th, 2020|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

  PUTNAM COUNTY - The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) has named the new Safety and Security Manager for the agency’s transportation  department, promoting from within to fill the role. Longtime employee Charlie Frasier, who will mark 15 years with UCHRA in March 2021, most recently served as the Assistant Program Manager of the [...]

20 11, 2020

UCHRA Names New Director of Transportation

By |2020-11-20T00:29:28+00:00November 20th, 2020|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

PUTNAM COUNTY - The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) has selected Holly Montooth to serve as the new director of the agency’s transportation program.  Montooth, whose most recent work experience is that of Mobility Manager for the Transportation Department, will officially take the helm of the department at the beginning of the new calendar [...]

4 11, 2020

Transportation Services Director Announces Retirement After 35 Years

By |2020-11-04T21:39:57+00:00November 4th, 2020|News and Events, Transportation|0 Comments

PUTNAM COUNTY — In the late 1980s, the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency operated approximately 60 buses total within the 14-county region. Destination offerings were few, save for the occasional Cookeville or Nashville trip twice per week and the budget hovered at $800,000 with an empty fund balance.  Today, the agency’s transportation department has approximately [...]

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