Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero receives APTA Distinguished Service Award

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero is the recipient of the American Public Transportation Association's Local Distinguished Service Award. During her first term, Rogero significantly changed the city’s organization chart to reflect the value of the city’s public transit system, Knoxville Area Transit (KAT). The culture of Knoxville’s government was revolutionized, and public transit considerations now are a primary concern when new development projects are under review. Under her leadership, the city’s financial support of KAT has increased 20 percent, resulting in later service hours and improved headways on many routes.

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