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Perry County TN Courthouse
121 East Main St.
P.O. Box 16
Linden, TN 37096
(931) 589 2216

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Public Transportation

 South Central Area Transportation System

 

 

Call us to schedule your next trip:  (931) 589-5111

 

Who can use SCATS?

South Central Area Transit System (SCATS) is not just for the elderly.  Any age can take advantage of our low fares to get where you need to go.  Need a ride to town to buy groceries?  Have a doctor's appointment?  Business at the Courthouses?  SCATS is here to help you get there and back, and you do not need to be a senior citizen.  This service is for those who need help getting around.

All Ages:  Yes
Older Adults Only:  No
Adults with Disabilities Only:  No
Wheelchair Accessible:  Yes

Medical Appointments Given Priority:  Yes
Reservation Required:  Yes

 

Schedule a Trip

 

Call us!  931-589-5111

Be sure to call at least 24 hours ahead of schedule so your trip is in our system.  Call for times, as they may change due to Coronavirus precautions.  To allow for Coronavirus precautions, we do have seat limitations in a given bus to allow for social distancing, and a mask is required at all times you are in the van.  

 

Hours of Operation

All services operate during daytime hours unless specifically stated. If you have questions or concerns about a listed service, you should call the service provider using the provided contact number. The service provider will always be the best source for the most current and correct information.

Evenings:  No
Weekends:  No

 

Destinations

SCATS goes just about anywhere you need to go, offering curb-to-curb services.  Outside the County?  Yes!  We offer transportation services to as far away as Lebanon, east of Nashville, and as far west as Memphis, all with various rates.  Please check our rates list below.

Route Type:  Curb-to-curb
Destinations:  Any
Outside County:  Yes

Cost for Round Way Trip:  $4.00 within city limit; varies outside county. *Additional cost for each stop.

 



Perry County SCATS Public Transportation

 

Perry County SCATS Schedules and Rates

The following times may vary due to traffic, and as permitted due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Be sure to call at least 24 hours in advance.  931-589-5111SCATS Nashville:  Pick up Perry County 

SCATS Nashville: Pick Up Perry County
Destination 

Airport
Antioch
Columbia
Franklin
Hendersonville
Hohenwald
Lebanon
Murfreesboro
Nashville
Smyrna
Spring Hill

Miles 

101
96
50
75
116
21
127
110
98
103
64

Fare 

$35
$35
$20
$30
$40
$12
$45
$45
$30
$40
$22

SCATS Local: Pick up Perry County 
Destination 

Centerville
Clifton
Decaturville
Dickson
Jackson
Lawrenceburg
Lexington
Lyles, Nunnely, Bon Aqua
Memphis
Parsons
Savannah
Waverly
Waynesboro

Miles 

30
23
22
50
65
50
34
61/37/47
150
18
44
40
30

Fare 

$16
$12
$14
$20
$25
$20
$16
$18
$60
$12
$20
$16
$16

 

Nashville Routes

Perry County Public Transportation will be adding a 2nd route to Nashville.  This route will leave the Linden Senior center at 10:30am Monday through Friday.  The route will stop in Hohenwald at 11:00am for appointments from 11:15am to 1:00pm. The bus arrives in Columbia for appointments from 12:00pm to 2:00pm and on to Nashville for appointments from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

The bus from the first route will leave Nashville and head back at 12:30pm.  Anyone with a morning and afternoon appointment will be able to catch the 2nd bus back.  This will accommodate our VA patients with appointments from 10:00am until 2:00pm.  They could ride the first bus in and the second bus home.

Route 1

Route 1:

Leaves Linden at 7:00am
stops at the TCAT School and Walmart Parking Lot
arrives in Hohenwald at 7:30pm for early appointments
Columbia appointments 9:00am - 10:00am, pick ups in Columbia at SCATS Transportation Office
Nashville appointments 10:00 - 11:00am (if not done by 12:20pm, can ride back on 2nd bus)

Route 2

Route 2:

Leaves Linden at 10:30am
arrives in Hohenwald at 11:00am for appointments 11:00am - 1:00pm
Columbia appointments should be made from 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Nashville Appointments from 1:00pm to 2:00pm (anyone not making 1rst route back will take 2nd route back)

Fares

Fares:

Linden to Hohenwald: $6.00 each way
Linden to Columbia: $10.00 each way
Linden to Nashville: $15.00 each way
Hohenwald to Columbia: $7.50 each way
Hohenwald to Nashville: $12.50 each way
Columbia to Nashville: $10.00 each way

121 East Main Street, Linden, TN 37096

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(931) 589 2216