Apply for Discounted Fare

Individuals Who Qualify

A discounted fare is available to those who qualify. Qualifying individuals include:
  • Disabled Veterans
  • Individuals receiving funds from Social Security
  • Medicare card holders
  • Seniors: Age 65 and over
  • Students in Knox County Schools grades K-12 (Currently all Knox County Schools students may ride for free through the Youth Freedom Pass Program.

Identification Card

Proper identification (Medicare card or a valid KAT I.D. card) is required upon boarding when riding with a discounted fare.


To apply for the discounted fare program, please download, complete, and return the Discounted Fare Application (PDF) to the Knoxville Station Customer Service Counter at 301 Church Avenue Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. KAT will charge a $2 processing fee for all IDs. You can complete the Discounted Fare Application form online as well.