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KAT Blog
KAT Blog

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 www.katbus.com for more information on the KAT system.


Recent Posts
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Crafty Bastard Brewing Located in Emory Place, we found that this brewpub is a delightful example of the neighborhood hangout – people bringing their kids and sitting at long tables playing games a ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Nov 30, 2016 at 4:02 PM
  
We have been visiting the coolest places for Transit on Tap including Schulz Brau, Alliance Brewing and Remedy Coffee.  If I could summarize a general theme from the question “I’d ride the bus more if ... more» 
Posted by bbrill  On Oct 27, 2016 at 12:19 PM
  
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
  
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