Service Change

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New Service Schedules in Effect

We are still operating on reduced service, but effective Monday, April 8, 2024, we are returning some service back to pre-COVID levels. Click here for more information.

For the most up-to-date information on short-term detours, download the Transit app.

Route 45: Vestal

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Service Change

ROUTE 45 SHORT-TERM DETOUR

Route 45: Vestal is on a short-term detour due to Gay Street Bridge being closed for structure damage.

Outbound: From Church, left on Henley, right on Blount to regular route.

Inbound: From Blount, left on Henley, right on Church to regular route.

Stops Affected:

Gay @ Main, Gay @ Hill, Blount before Chapman Hwy, and Blount before Gay.

If downtown, please catch bus on Church.

If on Blount, please catch bus on the other side of Chapman Hwy. Outbound: Blount @ Cityside, Inbound: Blount @ Donaldson.

ROUTE 45 TEMPORARY TO PERMANENT DETOUR

Route 45: Vestal will begin a temporary to permanent detour starting on Monday, April 22, 2024. The route will serve Flenniken Ave outbound and inbound from Maryville Pk and Martin Mill Pk.

Outbound: From Blount Ave, left on Maryville Pk, right on Flenniken, right on Martin Mill to regular route

Inbound: From Martin Mill, continue straight, left on Flenniken, left on Maryville Pk, right on Blount Ave to regular route

Stops ADDED:

Maryville Pk @ Flenniken, Flenniken @ Maryville Pk

ALL BUS ROUTES

New Service Schedules in Effect

We are still operating on reduced service, but effective Monday, April 8, 2024, we are returning some service back to pre-COVID levels. Click here for more information.

For the most up-to-date information on short-term detours, download the Transit app.

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Route Detour in Effect

Route 45 Temporary to Permanent Detour

Route 45: Vestal will begin a temporary to permanent detour starting on Monday, April 22, 2024. The route will serve Flenniken Ave outbound and inbound from Maryville Pk and Martin Mill Pk.

Outbound: From Blount Ave, left on Maryville Pk, right on Flenniken, right on Martin Mill to regular route

Inbound: From Martin Mill, continue straight, left on Flenniken, left on Maryville Pk, right on Blount Ave to regular route

Stops ADDED: Maryville Pk @ Flenniken, Flenniken @ Maryville Pk

 

Route 45 Short-Term Detour

Route 45: Vestal is on a short-term detour due to utility work at the corner of Avenue A and Martin Mill Pike.

Outbound: From Avenue A, left on Immanuel, right on Ogle, right on Martin Mill, left on Young High Pike to regular route

Inbound: From Young High Pike,  right on Martin Mill, left on Ogle, left on Immanuel, right on Avenue A to regular route

Stops affected: Avenue A EB @ Martin Mill, Martin Mill SB @ Avenue A, and Martin Mill NB @ Young High Pike. Please catch bus at Immanuel and Avenue A.

Currently Operating on a Reduced Service Schedule

Due to our on-going workforce shortage, Route 45: Vestal is on reduced service:

  • Service once an hour and reduced weekday and Saturday service ending with a last trip at 9:15 p.m. Restored last inbound trip on weekdays and Saturdays.
  • New routing to improve on-time performance: Route 45 will take the Gay Street Bridge outbound and inbound. No longer serves the Downtown Public Library.
  • Removing a 1-block diversion on Route 45 – Vestal along Flenniken.*

*Beginning Monday, April 22, 2024, this routing will be added back into the route to ensure ease of access for community residents. The bus stops will be at Maryville Pk @ Flenniken, and Flenniken @ Maryville Pk.

Weekday Schedule

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Going away from downtown

Going away from downtown

Going away from downtown

Going away from downtown

Going toward downtown

Going toward downtown

Going toward downtown

Knoxville Station Bay S
Ogle @ Coffey

Montgomery Village
Chapman Hwy @ Young High Pike
Montgomery Village
Ogle @ Coffey

Knoxville Station Bay S
Knoxville Station Bay S
Ogle @ Coffey

Montgomery Village
Chapman Hwy @ Young High Pike
Montgomery Village
Ogle @ Coffey

Knoxville Station Bay S
5:38 AM
5:50 AM
5:55 AM
6:10 AM
6:15 AM
6:27 AM
6:30 AM
6:38 AM
6:50 AM
6:55 AM
7:10 AM
7:15 AM
7:27 AM
7:30 AM
7:38 AM
7:50 AM
7:55 AM
8:10 AM
8:15 AM
8:27 AM
8:30 AM
8:38 AM
8:50 AM
8:55 AM
9:10 AM
9:15 AM
9:27 AM
9:30 AM
9:38 AM
9:50 AM
9:55 AM
10:10 AM
10:15 AM
10:27 AM
10:30 AM
10:38 AM
10:50 AM
10:55 AM
11:10 AM
11:15 AM
11:27 AM
11:30 AM
11:38 AM
11:50 AM
11:55 AM
12:10 PM
12:15 PM
12:27 PM
12:30 PM
12:38 PM
12:50 PM
12:55 PM
1:10 PM
1:15 PM
1:27 PM
1:30 PM
1:38 PM
1:50 PM
1:55 PM
2:10 PM
2:15 PM
2:27 PM
2:30 PM
2:38 PM
2:50 PM
2:55 PM
3:10 PM
3:15 PM
3:27 PM
3:30 PM
3:38 PM
3:50 PM
3:55 PM
4:10 PM
4:15 PM
4:27 PM
4:30 PM
4:38 PM
4:50 PM
4:55 PM
5:10 PM
5:15 PM
5:27 PM
5:30 PM
5:38 PM
5:50 PM
5:55 PM
6:10 PM
6:15 PM
6:27 PM
6:30 PM
6:38 PM
6:50 PM
6:55 PM
7:10 PM
7:15 PM
7:27 PM
7:30 PM
7:38 PM
7:50 PM
7:55 PM
8:10 PM
8:15 PM
8:27 PM
8:30 PM
8:38 PM
8:50 PM
8:55 PM
9:10 PM
9:15 PM
9:27 PM
9:30 PM
9:38 PM
9:50 PM
9:55 PM
10:10 PM

Saturday Schedule

Going away from downtown

Going away from downtown

Going away from downtown

Going away from downtown

Going toward downtown

Going toward downtown

Going toward downtown

Knoxville Station Bay S
Ogle @ Coffey

Montgomery Village
Chapman Hwy @ Young High Pike
Montgomery Village
Ogle @ Coffey

Knoxville Station Bay S
Knoxville Station Bay S
Ogle @ Coffey

Montgomery Village
Chapman Hwy @ Young High Pike
Montgomery Village
Ogle @ Coffey

Knoxville Station Bay S
6:38 AM
6:50 AM
6:55 AM
7:10 AM
7:15 AM
7:27 AM
7:30 AM
7:38 AM
7:50 AM
7:55 AM
8:10 AM
8:15 AM
8:27 AM
8:30 AM
8:38 AM
8:50 AM
8:55 AM
9:10 AM
9:15 AM
9:27 AM
9:30 AM
9:38 AM
9:50 AM
9:55 AM
10:10 AM
10:15 AM
10:27 AM
10:30 AM
10:38 AM
10:50 AM
10:55 AM
11:10 AM
11:15 AM
11:27 AM
11:30 AM
11:38 AM
11:50 AM
11:55 AM
12:10 PM
12:15 PM
12:27 PM
12:30 PM
12:38 PM
12:50 PM
12:55 PM
1:10 PM
1:15 PM
1:27 PM
1:30 PM
1:38 PM
1:50 PM
1:55 PM
2:10 PM
2:15 PM
2:27 PM
2:30 PM
2:38 PM
2:50 PM
2:55 PM
3:10 PM
3:15 PM
3:27 PM
3:30 PM
3:38 PM
3:50 PM
3:55 PM
4:10 PM
4:15 PM
4:27 PM
4:30 PM
4:38 PM
4:50 PM
4:55 PM
5:10 PM
5:15 PM
5:27 PM
5:30 PM
5:38 PM
5:50 PM
5:55 PM
6:10 PM
6:15 PM
6:27 PM
6:30 PM
6:38 PM
6:50 PM
6:55 PM
7:10 PM
7:15 PM
7:27 PM
7:30 PM
7:38 PM
7:50 PM
7:55 PM
8:10 PM
8:15 PM
8:27 PM
8:30 PM
8:38 PM
8:50 PM
8:55 PM
9:10 PM
9:15 PM
9:27 PM
9:30 PM
9:38 PM
9:50 PM
9:55 PM
10:10 PM

Snow Route

No service on Blount Avenue, Maryville Pike or Flenniken Avenue. No service into Montgomery Village.

Severe Snow Routes

If weather conditions become severe, KAT may begin running on Severe Snow Routes. When this happens, service will ONLY be provided on the major corridors of Knoxville. This includes: Route 11: Kingston Pike (to Walker Springs), Route 12: Western Avenue (to I-640 Plaza), Route 22: Broadway (to Essary)Route 31: Magnolia Avenue (to Burns), and Route 41: Chapman Highway (to Walmart).

During Severe Snow Routes, all passengers ride free, but please note: KAT can return to Snow Routes before a passenger’s return trip and the passenger will be required to pay regular fare for that portion of the trip.

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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

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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