KAT Conducting Series of Public Meetings for Proposed Route System Changes

Communications Director

Kristin Farley
(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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KAT Conducting Series of Public Meetings for Proposed Route System Changes

Posted: 02/19/2010
The Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) has completed an intensive Short-Range Transit Development planning effort aimed at improving the transit service throughout the KAT service network. The KAT Transit Development Plan set priorities and proposed efficient route system changes which support the opening of the new LEED-certified Knoxville Station Transit Center located in downtown Knoxville on Church Avenue. Meetings will be conducted in each quadrant of the KAT service area, and participation by all transportation stakeholders, riders and members of the public is encouraged.

The public meetings will include a brief presentation by KAT staff. Verbal comments related to the proposed route system changes will be received during the meetings. Written comments can also be mailed to the address below. Representatives of the Knoxville Transportation Authority board and KAT management will be present to receive comments and answer any questions.

The meetings will be held in each of the service quadrants on the following dates and locations listed below:

WEST - Tuesday, February 23
5:30 p.m.
L. T. Ross Building
2247 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921

EAST - Tuesday, March 2
5:30 p.m.
Cansler Family YMCA
616 Jessamine Street
Knoxville, TN 37917

DOWNTOWN - Wednesday, March 3
5:30 p.m.
City County Building
Main Assembly Room
400 Main StreetKnoxville, TN 37902
NORTH - Tuesday, March 16
5:30 p.m.
UNITE Building
1124 North Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917

SOUTH - Thursday, March 18
6:30 p.m.
Cecil Webb Rec Center
953 E. Old Moody Ave.
Near Dogwood Elementary
Anyone who requires special assistance due to a disability and wishes to participate in this public meeting should contact KAT via email at masmith@katbus.com or by telephone at 865-637-3000 at least five days prior to the date of the meeting.