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301 Church Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915

General Office: 865-215-7800

Office hours: Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Service Change


Reduced Service Schedules in Effect

Effective Monday, August 29, 2022, reduced service schedules went into effect on some KAT bus routes. Click here for more information.

About the KTA Board

The Knoxville Transportation Authority (KTA) board oversees all ground transportation issues for the City of Knoxville, including KAT’s routes, schedules, and fares.

Additionally, the KTA serves as the policy-making board to make and approve schedules, routes, rates, and tolls for transportation services for all carriers, including taxicabs.


Meetings take place:

  • At 3 p.m.
  • Every 4th Thursday of the month.
  • For the months of November and December, the Board meets the third Thursday at 3 p.m.
  • Meetings are generally held in the Main Assembly Room of the City-County Building, located at 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN, but may be in the Small Assembly Room as well.

Persons requiring special accommodations should contact KAT (865-637-3000) at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

Knoxville Community Media also live-streams the meetings on its website or on broadcast television:

  • Xfinity (Comcast) – Channel 12
  • Charter (Spectrum) – Channel 193
  • WOW! (Knology) – Channel 6
  • AT&T U-verse – Channel 99

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.


  • Mr. Tommy Smith | KTA Chair
  • Ms. Christi Kirk | KTA Vice-Chair
  • Ms. Candace Brakewood | Board Member
  • Mr. Mark Hairr | Board Member
  • Ms. Kimberly Watkins | Board Member
  • Mr. Vince Fusco | Board Member
  • Mr. Joel Simmons | Board Member
  • Mr. Dustin Durham | Board Member
  • Ms. Nancy Nabors | Board Member
  • Ms. Analisa Valentine | Recording Secretary
  • Mr. John Lawhorn | Attorney for KTA