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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.

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Knoxville Introduces All-Electric Buses to KAT Fleet

Image information: Cutting the ribbon on Knoxville's first all-electric KAT buses are from left, Brian Blackmon, Director of Sustainability for the City of Knoxville, Sarah Fansler, Director of Community Outreach for U.S. Representative Tim Burchett, Knoxville City...

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KAT’s new Temporary Reduced Fare Structure Announced

KAT has announced a return to charging fares, but with a new, temporary reduced fare structure that provides COVID recovery and relief from the economic impacts of the pandemic.   The new temporary fare structure, effective on Monday, February 1, 2021, is intended not...

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KAT Routes to Early Voting Locations are Fare-Free

Due to the pandemic, KAT is continuing to operate fare-free to limit close contact on buses and keep passengers and operators safe.  As a result, transit service to several early voting locations also comes free of charge, making it easier than ever to cast your vote....

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DBE Goal Notice – FY 2021-2023

Knoxville Area Transit’s U.S.-D.O.T Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal for FY 2021-2023 In compliance with the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program established in 49 CFR 26, Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) proposes to establish a goal of 2.5% of Federal...

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Face Coverings Required on KAT Buses, effective Monday

In adherence to Mayor Kincannon’s Emergency Executive Order No. 19, face coverings will be required for all individuals while on board Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) buses, as well as at Knoxville Station Transit Center, effective Monday, July 6, 2020.  Masks will be...

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KAT’s Creative Coloring Page

As we all work to navigate a new normal many parents are looking for ways to entertain children at home. Knoxville Area Transit wants to help bring public transit to your kids! There are so many activities you can do while you ride the bus; you can read, listen to...

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301 Church Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915

General Office: 865-215-7800
Newsroom: 865-525-1525

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