HOMECONTACTCITY HALLCITY EMPLOYMENTONLINE SERVICEBUSINESSRESIDENTSVISITORS
City of KnoxvilleContact Us
I Want To...
Download Permits & Forms »
Find City Court Info »
Find Next Brush Pickup Date »
Report Traffic Issue »
Retrieve Impounded Vehicle »
News
Enjoy Christmas in the City »
City of Knoxville and Transportation Planning Organization Win Smart Growth Awards »
Knoxville Named a Climate Action Champion by White House »
Knoxville Zoo Offering Buy One, Get One Free Tickets in December »
Affordable Care Act Enrollment Nov. 15-Feb. 15 »
Mobile Food Vendor Program »
Civil Rights Act Anniversary »
Cumberland Connection Blog »
Engineering Department Project Blog »
Like the City on Facebook® »
Follow the City on Twitter »
View Press Releases »
Click Here for Printer Friendly Version
NEWS RELEASES
City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor
FOLLOW THE MAYOR
www.facebook.com/mayorrogero
www.twitter.com/mayorrogero

For Immediate Release
KAT Installs Bus Stoppers

Bus Stopper ProgramFebruary 6, 2014 - KAT has recently implemented a new Bus Stopper Program, designed to help bus operators see passengers waiting at a stop after dark. The Bus Stopper should help eliminate pass-bys and increase safety for operators and passengers.

When a person is waiting at a bus stop after dark, they simply need to move the handle of the Bus Stopper up and down as the bus approaches. This communicates a flashing pattern to the bus operator that can be seen up to a 1/4 mile away, and tells them that someone is waiting at the stop.

KAT BusBus Stoppers will not be placed at every stop, since many stops already have ample lighting. Look for them at stops that might be dark before sunrise or after sunset.

If you're interested in more information on how the Bus Stopper works, click here to check out a YouTube video. Have a suggestion on where a Bus Stopper should be placed? Let KAT know by sending an email to lrobinson@katbus.com.

 

 

 

 

 

For Immediate Release
PRESS RELEASE INDEX
Add to Favorites
Adobe PDF Reader
Email Page
Font Smaller
Font Normal
Font Larger
Get Directions
Make Home Page
Print Page
RSS/XML Feed
Search A to Z List
Site Map
Traduzca en Español
Translate to More Languages
Dial 3-1-1 For City Services
311. One Number. One Call.
Click Here for Leaf Pickup Schedule
City Departments
Communications »
Community Development »
Community Relations »
Engineering »
Finance Dept. »
Fire Dept. »
Law Dept. »
Mayor's Office »
Parks & Recreation »
Plans Review/Inspections »
Police Dept. »
Policy & Redevelopment »
Public Service »
Special Events »
Sustainability »
List of All Depts. »
Phone List »
Promotions