Founded in 1974, the Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency (MCHRA) is an independent, non-profit organization committed to helping individuals and communities become more self- sufficient. Originally, MCHRA Public Transit was the Senior Citizens Transit System, serving people age 60 or older. Today, it is a full-fledged public mass transit system with a strong commitment to senior citizens and people with disabilities. MCHRA is proud to have an 80 percent accessible fleet. MCHRA provides services that work toward improving the health, well- being and economic opportunities of people needing critical support or of those who may have an immediate need. 

The Agency makes a positive difference in the lives of Tennesseans by working in partnership with them to foster independent living and, in the process, restore hope and dignity to their lives. Headquartered in Nashville, MCHRA spans Middle Tennessee with offices in 13 counties. Its governing body is composed of consumer and agency representatives as well as elected officials from the counties served in the Mid-Cumberland region.

To learn more about MCHRA and the other services we offer, please visit the agency website at

Hours of Operation
Office: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Transit:       6 a.m. - 6 p.m.  

Mid-Cumberland HRA operates Monday through Friday. MCHRA Buses do not operate on Saturdays, Sundays, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving,or Christmas Day.

*MCHRA will also be closed other days designated by the State of Tennessee. Please call your local office for additional information on holidays.

Purchase a pass online here.

Connecting People with their Communities        

Enhancing access to Tennessee’s non-urbanized areas and connecting thousands of people to jobs, schools and other destinations, Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency (MCHRA) Public Transit serves as a vital function in meeting the mobility needs of thousands of people. As a public mass transportation service, it provides a basic level of rural mobility to those who depend on some form of public transportation. 

MCHRA Public Transit provides rural public mass transportation service to 12 counties. MCHRA is proud to have an 80 percent accessible fleet. As an additional service to people with a greater economic need, organizations contract with MCHRA Public Transit to subsidize the cost of rides.

Funding Partners

The MCHRA Public Transit has successfully integrated funding under the belief that coordination is cost-effective and efficient. MCHRA Public Transit utilizes Section 5311 of the Urban Mass Transit Act, Title III-B of the Older Americans Act, and other funds as available through the Tennessee Department of Transportation as its three major funding sources.The Funding is also received through contracts with TennCare and other agencies within our region.

Fleet Vehicles for Auction

Each year MCHRA replaces fleet vehicles that have met their useful life requirements. All our vehicles are sold at public auction by Auto Auctions Inc. located at 100 Auction Way, Nashville, TN 37207.

Vehicles may be replaced during various times of the year, you may find out about any of the MCHRA vehicles scheduled for auction by contacting Auto Auctions Inc. at 615.292.6619 or by contacting Eddie Greer by email at auctiongreer@bellsouth.net or by cell phone 615.417.9894. You may also visit Auto Auctions Inc. on the web at www.colsonauctions.com