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KAT Blog
KAT Blog

Welcome to the KAT's Blog!  We're currently conducting a series of "Transit on Tap" listening sessions to hear about what people would like to see in Knoxville's transit system, essentially filling in the end of this sentence: "I'd ride the bus more if...."  Check back for regular updates of what we're hearing, and visit us at www.katbus.com for more information on the KAT system.

Recent Posts
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With last Monday’s launch of Knoxville Area Transit’s (KAT’s) Books on Buses program, already over 600 books have been distributed on buses running throughout the city.  The summer program’s slogan, “ ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jul 22, 2019 at 5:06 PM
Knoxville Area Transit’s fourth free trolley line – the new Red Line, connecting a part of the South Waterfront and downtown – is scheduled to begin service on Monday, Aug. 19. The trolley line ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jul 22, 2019 at 4:59 PM
After a career spanning over 30 years in transit in Knoxville, Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) announces the retirement of Chief Operating Officer Beverly Campbell, and consequently the hiring of a new C ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On May 08, 2019 at 5:19 PM
The Knoxville community showed their support for transit by riding in big numbers on Get on Board Day on April 25, 2019. KAT saw a 24% increase in ridership compared with the previous day, with man ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On May 06, 2019 at 2:10 PM
Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) will join with around 200 other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in National Get On Board Day on Thursday, April 25, 2019.  KAT will offer service f ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On May 06, 2019 at 1:25 PM
Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is pleased to announce the long-awaited availability of KATbus Tracker – a real-time bus tracking and trip planning app now available for Android and iPhone users.  The ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Apr 11, 2019 at 2:31 PM
In an effort to make voting in Knoxville as easy as possible, Mayor Madeline Rogero and the Knoxville Transportation Authority (KTA) have approved fare-free service on all KAT buses on Tuesday, Novemb ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Nov 05, 2018 at 11:59 AM
The following service improvements approved by the Knoxville Transportation Authority went into affect on August 20, 2018: Route 34 - Burlington Route change to use Sunset to Wedgewood instead of ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Sep 17, 2018 at 10:38 AM
Dawn Distler, who championed innovation as the City’s Director of Transit and led Knoxville Area Transit to be named North America’s top small-sized transit system in 2017, is leaving to serve as the ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Sep 14, 2018 at 5:08 PM
Keeping people safe – whether it is a passenger or an employee – is always the underlying first priority for Knoxville Area Transit (KAT). That focused intention has garnered KAT the coveted 2018 Gold ... more» 
Posted by tmcdonell  On Jul 31, 2018 at 12:28 PM
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