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KAT Blog
KAT Blog

Welcome to the KAT Trolley Study Blog!  From September 2015 through the end of the year, this blog will be dedicated to keeping you informed throughout our study of the trolley system.  Check back for regular updates, and visit us at www.katbus.com for more information on the KAT system.

Recent Posts
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Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is heading out to coffee shops and craft breweries to hear from close-in neighborhood residents about transit in Knoxville.  The “Transit on Tap” sessions will run from Oc ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Oct 05, 2016 at 2:40 PM
The new trolley system goes live on Monday, May 2.  Soon there will be later service on weekdays along with new service to The Old City!  Click HERE to see an image of the new service. Thanks to ev ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Apr 21, 2016 at 2:26 PM
As an update, the Knoxville Transportation Authority approved the trolley plan with a couple of revisions: Summit Towers will still be served at their door on Locust Street from 9am-4pm once per hour ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Apr 05, 2016 at 3:52 PM
We’ve gotten lots of interest and lots of comments about our trolley plan. Thanks to all of you for giving us your thoughts. Out of these, we’ve definitely got some themes and questions emerging, so w ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Jan 20, 2016 at 3:27 PM 1 Comment
After an extensive review of input, data and surveys, we’ve timed some routes, run some numbers and have come up with some ideas. While we couldn’t do it all and stay budget neutral, we do think we we ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Dec 02, 2015 at 12:38 PM 25 Comments
Over 500 responses to our online survey, in addition to the attendance at our Trolleys on Tap listening sessions, indicate that there is a great interest in our trolley system! Below is a summary of t ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Nov 04, 2015 at 3:07 PM
No study would be complete without finding out our baseline - what’s going on out there currently. This blog post is dedicated to conveying a little bit of information about where people are riding ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Oct 20, 2015 at 10:54 AM
Another great discussion last Wednesday at Old City Java. If I could sum up our discussions, I would say the major point was as follows: The Old City needs trolley service. Images of The Old City a ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Oct 13, 2015 at 3:49 PM 1 Comment
What a great group and a thoughtful discussion at Flow. We had seniors, graduate students, downtown residents and museums represented, with multiple ideas and comments. Similar themes from previous ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Oct 06, 2015 at 11:26 AM
Our most recent Trolleys on Tap were great choices from a culinary perspective. The food was just delicious, and it’s safe to say I shocked my cohort with all the food I consumed at OliBea. VERY yummy ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Sep 29, 2015 at 11:40 AM
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