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Welcome to the KAT's Blog! We're currently conducting a series of "Transit on Tap" listening sessions to hear about what people would like to see in Knoxville's transit system, essentially filling in the end of this sentence: "I'd ride the bus more if...." Check back for regular updates of what we're hearing, and visit us at
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Online Trolley Survey Results
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 ...
On Nov 04, 2015 at 3:07 PM
And now the numbers: A blog for the data nerds out there
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 ...
On Oct 20, 2015 at 10:54 AM
Our last Trolleys on Tap - Old City Java
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 ...
On Oct 13, 2015 at 3:49 PM
Listening at Flow - Trolleys on Tap #5
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 ...
On Oct 06, 2015 at 11:26 AM
Trolleys on Tap: OliBea and Cafe 4
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 ...
On Sep 29, 2015 at 11:40 AM
Trolleys on Tap 2: Suttree's
We had a great discussion of trolleys and transit at Suttree’s last Wednesday evening. Thanks to everyone who came out to add their thoughts. We had downtown residents, business owners, graduate stude ...
On Sep 21, 2015 at 9:38 AM
What we heard: the first Trolleys on Tap
We had some great coffee and great conversations at Flow last Thursday at our first Trolleys on Tap listening session. Here’s a brief summary of some of what we heard and some ideas sketched out on ou ...
On Sep 15, 2015 at 9:07 AM
Dates for Trolleys on Tap Listening Sessions
We had a great first listening session yesterday morning at Flow. Here's a quick listing of our remaining Trolleys on Tap listening sessions. We hope you can find one that works for you and come out ...
On Sep 11, 2015 at 9:45 AM
Off and Running: First Listening Session Thursday!
We hope you enjoyed your Labor Day Weekend! Our first Trolleys on Tap Listening Session is scheduled for this Thursday, September 10th at Flow (603 West Main). This will be a morning event – 7:30 ...
On Sep 08, 2015 at 10:49 AM
Why a Trolley Study?
Downtown Knoxville is growing and changing at a rapid pace, and the downtown trolley system is a major piece to the downtown transportation puzzle. We want to be sure that we’re keeping up with where ...
On Aug 28, 2015 at 1:18 PM
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