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University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Parking E-newsletter
September 27, 2011

Big Blue Madness Ticket Distribution Campout Parking

Fans camping out for the Big Blue Madness ticket distribution may utilize the metered parking spaces and pull-off area adjacent to the Ticket Office while they are loading and unloading their vehicles. After unloading, campers must relocate their vehicles to the E/K overflow parking lot, located south of Alumni Drive across from Commonwealth Stadium, where free parking will be available.

Bus service will be available to transport fans back to Memorial Coliseum. Lextran buses serve this parking lot from 7 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. From 6 p.m. to midnight, the CATS Yellow Night Route will be in service. From midnight to 5 a.m., the CATS Bus On-Demand Service may be utilized by calling (859) 221-RIDE (7433). For more information, please visit

Beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, the gates of Parking Structure #5 next to Kennedy Book Store will be open and the structure will be available for free parking. The structure will remain open overnight; however, no camping or sleeping in vehicles is permitted. Cars must be removed by 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Members of the campus community are encouraged to tune into 1700 AM (WQKH 253) to hear campus parking and transportation information. The station broadcasts 24 hours, 7 days a week.