Franklin, TN – In partnership with the Battle of Franklin Trust, the Franklin Transit Authority will be running shuttle service to the re-enactment events being held on the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park, adjacent to Carnton Plantation, on November 15 and 16.   The two satellite parking locations serviced by the shuttle service will be at [...]

By | 2017-04-10T13:15:13+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Franklin Transit|0 Comments

Public Notice – DBE Goal

Public Notice DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE GOAL Franklin Transit Authority hereby announces its proposed FFY 2012-15 goal of 1% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. The goal and a description of Franklin Transit’s DBE Plan are available for public review during regular office hours at 708 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064. Comments on the goal will be accepted [...]

By | 2013-02-22T15:39:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2013|Franklin Transit|0 Comments

Franklin Transit Community Meeting – March 5

With gas prices are on the rise again, the community is looking at alternative transportation services. The Franklin Transit Authority offers the opportunity to get out of your vehicle and use the City of Franklin’s public transportation services. Franklin Transit Authority is hosting a community meeting 5:00 pm, Tuesday, March 5, at the Franklin Housing [...]

By | 2013-02-22T13:27:31+00:00 February 22nd, 2013|Franklin Transit|0 Comments

March 8 Community Meeting Offers Opportunity to Learn about the City of Franklin’s Public Transit Service

Franklin, TN – With gas prices rising, on Thursday evening, March 8, the Franklin Transit Authority will host a community meeting to provide information about Franklin’s public transit services which offer a transportation alternative to high gas prices. The meeting at the Williamson County Public Library begins at 5:30 and concludes by 6:30 pm. The [...]

By | 2012-02-28T21:29:33+00:00 February 28th, 2012|Franklin Transit, Regional Vanpool Program|0 Comments

Franklin Transit increases service with addition of south bound route serving columbia avenue and historical sites

Franklin, TN – Beginning Monday, November 21, Franklin Transit’s Fixed Route Service expands with the addition of the South Bound Route. The route will serve Franklin’s antique district, the Historic Carter House, Lotz House, Carnton Plantation, Pinkerton Park, in addition to Williamson County Public Library, DHS, Graceworks, Parkway Commons, Franklin Family YMCA, and Watson Glen [...]

By | 2017-04-10T13:15:13+00:00 November 17th, 2011|Franklin Transit|0 Comments

Home Recycling

Home recycling requires a small amount of time, yet offers a considerable benefit to the homeowner as well as the environment. Consider: paper takes up as much as 50% of all landfill space; Americans throw away enough aluminum to rebuild the entire commercial airline fleet every six months; up to 90% of recycled glass can [...]

By | 2010-10-19T22:25:29+00:00 October 19th, 2010|Franklin Transit|0 Comments

The Good Dirt

We all like a little good dirt. Who knew that tossing kitchen and yard scraps together would result in what gardeners call “black gold”. Composting is easy. Instead of sending organic matter, such as leaves, grass clippings, garden waste and food scraps, to the landfill, find a place in the yard and start a compost [...]

By | 2017-04-10T13:15:13+00:00 October 19th, 2010|Franklin Transit|0 Comments

The Power of One Glass Bottle

A standard case of glass bottled beverages contains 24 bottles. By recycling one glass bottle enough electricity is saved to power a 100-watt bulb for four hours. A recycled case of bottles saves enough electricity to power the same bulb for 96 hours, which equals 4 days! The “going green” message seems to have become [...]

By | 2010-10-19T22:22:23+00:00 October 19th, 2010|Franklin Transit|0 Comments
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