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University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Bike E-newsletter
April 2, 2013

Bikes in Bloom Twitter Scavenger Hunt, April 1-4

As part of the second annual UK Social Media Week, Parking and Transportation Services is holding Bikes in Bloom, a Twitter-based photo scavenger hunt. Tweet to win prizes April 1-4! UK students and employees are invited to post photos of specific campus bicycle resources on Twitter, along with the hashtag #ukybikes, for the chance to win.

Details on the contest can be found at

Two New Campus DIY Bike Fix-It Stations Installed

Campus cyclists now have access to a total of six do-it-yourself bicycle fix-it stations. Two new free-standing bicycle repair stations were recently added; they are located at W.T. Young Library and near the John W. Oswald Building.

These two new stations and the four existing repair stations - located at Blazer Hall, the College of Nursing, Patterson Drive and the Commons - offer basic bike tools, an air pump and are available 24 hours per day. Each station also includes a sign with links to additional resources and a step-by-step guide to repairing flat tires. The stations were funded by the UK Bicycle Advisory Committee.

For more information about the bicycle fix-it stations, visit

UK Parking and Transportation Services is on Twitter! To follow news on parking and transportation issues on campus, including bikes, go to