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Top 10 Places to Walk in Knoxville

Top 10 Places to Walk in Knoxville

Walking is a great form of exercise.  Anyone, regardless of age and fitness level, can start a walking routine.  All you need are a sturdy pair of walking shoes and you are ready to go.   The question is where to walk?  Knoxville has a Walk Score of 40 and is labeled car-dependent which means most of us have to drive to work, errands, and for entertainment.   However, there are still fabulous places in Knoxville to walk.  Here are my Top 10 suggestions:

Catch a bus, register to vote

Catch a bus, register to vote

As we get closer to the November presidential elections,  
people on-the-go in Knoxville now have a new place to register to vote-- the Knoxville-area Transit Station.

Station agents are trained to help answer questions and walk people through the registration application process.

If you are not registered to vote, but want to cast your ballot this November, you have until October 8th.

The Knoxville station is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Early voting begins October 17 and ends November 1.

Downtown Wayfinding Project approved

Downtown Wayfinding Project approved

City council has approved using almost $300,000 to put up signs throughout Downtown that will help residents and visitors find their way around the city, and find attractions.

Through the Downtown Wayfinding Project, the city will install gateway signs, pedestrian signs, directional signs for drivers and parking signs.

Knoxville Visitor's Center brings back BYOL

Knoxville Visitor's Center brings back BYOL

The Coop Coffee Shop, located inside the Visitor's Center in Downtown Knoxville is moving to a new location at 1008 East Woodland Avenue after Friday, September 7.

Starting the following Monday, the public is once again allowed to bring food inside the Visitor's Center.

James White Fort gets $1K donation from city

James White Fort gets $1K donation from city

One of the city's most visited historic sites will get $1,000 for its preservation project.

City council approved the donation to the James White Fort Association on Tuesday.

Wood shingle roofs on three of the log cabins at the fort need to be replaced. They've deteriorated so much that many are leaking.

Estimates for material and labor are expected to cost between $8,000 and $10,000.