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Mayor Rogero Kicks Off "Try Transit Week" Aboard KAT Buses 
Mayor Madeline Rogero rides KAT's Route 42 bus Monday to Cumberland Avenue. The Mayor lunched at the Sunspot restaurant with City employees who regularly ride KAT to and from work. The group rode the Route 11 bus back to the City County Building.

Launching "Try Transit Week," Mayor Rogero and a group of City employees who regularly ride KAT buses took the Route 42 bus to lunch at the Sunspot on Cumberland Avenue. They returned to the City County Building aboard the Route 11 bus.

Remember: Cumberland Avenue is open for business during the street reconstruction, and it's easy to get to your favorite merchant or restaurant. If you ride KAT, you can board at no cost in KAT's Free Fare Zone.

"Try Transit Week" continues into the wekeend, and it features a variety of activities and events aimed at introducing new improvements to the transit system and making it easy for people to try them out. A new East Knoxville Superstop, a new neighborhood service bus, and a new trip planning system will all be rolled out during "Try Transit Week."

At 2 p.m. Thursday, "Try Transit Week" will include a ribbon-cutting for the new East Superstop on Kirkwood Street, which will make it even easier for more riders to transfer on buses.

Free Rides Friday gives everyone the opportunity to ride fare-free while trying out KAT’s new Google Trip Planner.

On Saturday, KAT is organizing rides with neighborhood groups to and from the Market Square Farmers’ Market.
For more information about Try Transit Week, visit www.katbus.com or call 865-637-3000.

During "Try Transit Week," KAT will be offering programd and events aimed at illustrating just how easy it is to ride a bus to get to work, run errands, go out to lunch or get to and from a farmers' market.

Mayor Rogero and City staffers took KAT Bus Route 42 to lunch at the Sunspot. Boarded the Route 11 bus back to work - free fare zone on Cumberland Avenue.

Posted by evreeland On 11 July, 2016 at 5:39 PM