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Local and Regional Transit


Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) is the City of Knoxville’s transit system.

Find out more about KAT’s regular bus service, as well as the free trolley system that connects downtown and Cumberland Avenue at their website.


Smart Trips

Smart Trips promotes alternatives to driving alone—easing traffic congestion improves our region’s air quality and quality of life. When you participate in Smart Trips, you can improve your health, save money, save the environment, and earn rewards!

Smart Trips can help you become a mobile genius. The program works to help you find alternatives to driving alone, such as carpooling, taking transit, biking, walking, and telecommuting to work. In the event of a schedule change, Faculty and Staff are eligible  for an emergency ride home. And to reward you for being so clever, Smart Trips participants are eligible for great perks in the form of prizes and commuter rewards.

Enroll in Smart Trips to start logging your commutes.