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Transit on Tap Begins for Neighborhoods near Downtown 
Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is heading out to coffee shops and craft breweries to hear from close-in neighborhood residents about transit in Knoxville.  The “Transit on Tap” sessions will run from October through mid November and reach locations near Fourth and Gill, Old North Knox, Island Home, and Downtown North/Central Ave.

“Our Trolleys on Tap outreach indicated that there were a lot of people in these close-in neighborhoods who were interested in transit services,” says Dawn Distler, Director of Transit for the City of Knoxville.  “This is our opportunity to find out what’s working, what’s keeping people from riding, and what we can do to make our service more enticing.”

As with the Trolleys on Tap program, Transit on Tap will be going out to places popular with neighborhood locals, including Remedy Coffee on Tyson Place, K Brew on Broadway, and Schulz Brau Brewing on Bernard Street.  Erasable maps will allow people to draw routes, emphasize areas, and list priorities.  In addition, a brief online survey will be available soon for anyone who is unable to attend a Transit on Tap session - check back on this blog for the link.  As with the previous outreach, all comments, map drawings, and survey results will be posted regularly on this blog.  Transit on Tap sessions are as follows:

Thursday, October 13, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Schulz Brau Brewing, 126 Bernard Street
coffee and map
Thursday, October 20, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Alliance Brewing, 1130 Sevier Avenue

Friday, October 21, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Remedy Coffee, 800 Tyson Street
Wednesday, October 26, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Crafty Bastard Brewery, 6 Emory Place

Friday, October 28, 7:30 a.m. -9:00 a.m.
K Brew, 1138 North Broadway

Thursday, November 3, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Three Bears Coffee Roasters, 1120 Sevier Ave.

Wednesday, November 9, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Last Days of Autumn Brewing Co., 808 East Magnolia

Friday, November 11, 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Wild Love Bakehouse, 1625 North Central Ave.

We hope that you will join us and tell us your thoughts on transit!
Posted by bbrill On 05 October, 2016 at 2:40 PM  

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