Taking the Bus

Knoxville Area Transit

KAT

The City of Knoxville’s public transportation system operates buses, trolleys and paratransit services across the city.

  • KAT 30-day pass $50
  • Free trolleys between the University of Tennessee and downtown
  • UT Semester passes, Senior Freedom passes and more options to match your needs
  • 364 trips downtown every workday
  • 3 million riders per year

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Track Your Bus in Real Time

with the KATBus Tracker App

KATbus Tracker App is finally here! Quickly access real-time bus arrival information, locate nearby bus stops, stay on top of alerts and submit comments and suggestions – all from your smart phone!  Download for FREE from the App store for iOS or from Google Play for Android using the buttons below.

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LIFT

a Paratransit Service

KAT offers paratransit service for those who are unable to use regular fixed-route buses. The 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.

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KAT Travel Training Class

Learn how easy it is to ride the city bus! The informal session lasts approximately one hour.

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