KAT Announces Proposed Service Improvements for January 2017

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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KAT Announces Proposed Service Improvements for January 2017

Posted: 09/26/2016
Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is pleased to announce a proposal for service improvements, which were introduced to the Knoxville Transportation Authority (KTA) last week. The proposed changes affect 13 bus routes as well as one Trolley route, and include later evening service, Sunday service on Route 23 Millertown Pike and Route 33 MLK, as well as more frequent Saturday service on Route 12 Western Ave. and Route 22 Broadway. 

The detailed description of proposed service improvements can be found at katbus.com or by calling 865-637-3000. Passengers are encouraged to review the proposal and provide feedback via phone, at katbus.com, in person at 301 Church Ave. or by attending the Knoxville Transportation Authority Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 3 p.m. in the Main Assembly Room of the City County Building, 400 Main St. 

For more information about KAT, visit katbus.com or call 865-637-3000. Like us on facebook at facebook.com/knoxvilleareatransit or follow us on Twitter @kat_bus

KAT PROPOSED SERVICE MODIFICATIONS FOR JANUARY 2017


Route 11 – Kingston Pike will add an additional inbound trip to reach downtown at 9:15 a.m. on Sundays. 
Route 12 – Western Avenue will continue full service to I-640 Plaza for two additional trips on weekdays and will add 30-minute service on Saturdays. 
Route 13 – Beaumont will add two additional round-trips at 6:15 and 7:15 pm on weekdays. 
Route 16 – Cedar Bluff will add a 9:15 pm trip on weekdays and Saturdays.
Route 17 – Sutherland will continue 30-minute service for one additional hour; add a 10:15 pm trip on weekdays and add a 10:15 pm trip on Saturdays.
Route 21 – Lincoln Park will add trips at 7:15 and 8:15 pm on weekdays and Saturdays.
Route 22 – Broadway will see 30-minute service on Saturdays.
Route 23 – Millertown will add Sunday service. 
Route 30 – Parkridge will add a 6:45 pm trip on weekdays and Saturdays. 
Route 33 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave will add Sunday service.
Route 34 – Burlington will add a 9:15 pm trip on weekdays and add trips at 7:15, 8:15 and 9:15 pm on Saturdays.
Route 40 – South Knoxville will add a 9:15 pm trip on weekdays and add a 7:15, 8:15 and 9:15 pm trip on Saturdays.
Route 45 – Vestal will add a 9:15 pm trip on weekdays and add a 7:15, 8:15, and 9:15 pm trip on Saturdays.
Orange Line Trolley - This line will see a slight route change at University Commons.