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Airports - Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority operates two airports in Knoxville: McGhee Tyson Airport and Downtown Island Home Airport

Bicycle Program - Program implementing a Regional Bicycle Plan to provide an efficient transportation system where people can bike safely to all destinations

Bicycle Safety - Tennessee Bicycle Laws and FAQs for Minimum 3 in Tennessee Program

Bus Service - Public transportation system provided by Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) for the City

Downtown Trolleys - Free public transportation system provided by Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) that includes three routes that serve Downtown Knoxville

Game Day Traffic - Traffic patterns for University of Tennessee football game days, transportation, parking maps and more

Impound Lot - Info on locating your impounded vehicle

Interstate Construction - Up-to-date traffic information from TDOT

Knoxville Area Transit - Public transportation system in the City of Knoxville which includes buses and trolleys

Maps - Maps for parking and getting around in Knoxville and the area

Paratransit Lift Vehicles - Service offered by KAT for those who are unable to use regular fixed-route KAT buses

Parking - Parking is allowed on most residential streets and some collector arterial streets within the City of Knoxville. Parking Meters are in effect Monday through Saturday throughout downtown, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Gay Street and around Market Square, and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. everywhere else. 

Pothole Patching - Call 3-1-1 or 865-215-4311 to report pothole locations which will then be filled as soon as possible

Right-of-Way Mowing - Mowing in the City occurs every four weeks between Apr. 1 and Oct. 15 and as needed at other times of the year

Road Closures - Information on street closures in the City

Road Conditions - Information on bus route delays, street construction, and interstate cameras

School Zone Signals - Signals are timed to begin flashing before school starts and after school ends. Timing depends on type of school.

Smart Trips - Provides alternatives to transportation focusing on carpooling, taking transit, biking, walking and telecommuting

Snow & Ice Removal - When inclement weather hits the Knoxville area, Public Service responds by following a priority based plan

Street Sweeping - All streets will be swept or flushed on an as needed basis and alley maintenance will be done twice each year 

Taxi Service - List of taxis and vehicles for hire that are regulated and inspected by the Knoxville Police Department Inspections Unit

Tennessee Dept. of Transportation (TDOT) - State transportation department that provides citizens of Tennessee and travelers safe transporation

TDOT SmartWay Traffic Cameras - Traffic cameras available along Interstate routes within the Knoxville area

Traffic Count Data - Traffic count data from the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization

Traffic Sign / Signal Problem - Call 3-1-1 or 865-215-4311 to report traffic sign / signal issues. City's Traffic Engineering Division handles the installation of traffic signals within the City.

Traffic Tickets - Knoxville’s City Court primarily handles traffic citations and parking tickets

Wrecker Service - List of wrecker services currently on the City's rotation list, monitored by the Wrecker Services Commission