Knoxville Area Transit

The bus service is comprised of more than 20 fixed routes and transportation for persons with disabilities. KAT has a fleet of state-of-the-art buses of various sizes which are wheelchair accessible and bicycle rack equipped. KAT offers a variety of special programs including discounted bus passes, Sports Shuttles (to UT home football games) and active participation in special events.

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Contact Info

Administrative Offices: 865-215-7800
Fax: 865-215-7820
Route & Schedule Info: 865-637-3000
The Lift: 865-215-7850
Website: www.KatBus.com

LIFT – a Paratransit Service

KAT offers paratransit service for those who are unable to use regular fixed-route buses. LIFT, a door-to-door service, is provided by reservation only, and passengers must be certified by KAT to use the service. All LIFT passengers must re-apply every two years in order to keep their certification current. Click here for more info