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Jul 25

Mayor Madeline Rogero Receives 2019 APTA Distinguished Service Award

Posted on July 25, 2019 at 3:40 PM by Savannah Kilday

Mayor Madeline Rogero
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero is wrapping up two successful terms in office this year, but her positive impact on transit in this small city will be felt for years to come. Mayor Rogero understands that transit is essential to a fair and equitable city, and she has tackled the issue of improving transit service in Knoxville through three key strategies: Supporting transit service improvements, setting a new tone for transit in Knoxville, and giving transit a seat at the decision-making table. Her leadership and focus on improving transit garnered Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) the 2017 Outstanding System of the Year Award for small systems.

Read the full award submission here.