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University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Parking E-newsletter
August 17, 2012

Construction to Impact Parking Structure #1 Aug. 19-24

Due to routine maintenance, the top floor of Parking Structure #1, located at the corner of Cooper and University Drives, will be closed Sunday, August 19 through Friday, August 24. The project involves a membrane recoat of the roof, and will impact approximately 200 parking spaces.

Employees who normally park in the garage should allow extra time in arriving to work. Visit to view the campus parking map and identify alternate parking locations.

The project is expected to be completed by Friday, August 24. However, construction is weather-dependent and the timetable may change.

Campus Bus Routes Begin Fall Semester Service

The CATS Summer/Break Route will continue to run through Tuesday, August 21. This will ensure that areas such as Greg Page Apartments and Cooperstown have bus service until the regular Lextran service starts running.

CATS On-Demand bus service will begin Sunday, August 19. Call (859) 221-RIDE to make a pick-up request. The Red, Blue and Yellow Nighttime CATS bus routes will resume on Wednesday, August 22, as will campus Lextran service. All CATS buses and campus Lextran buses are free to ride.

Riders can view the actual location of all CATS buses on all routes by using Cat Tracker, a real-time GPS-based bus locating system. Visit You can also track the buses via the free Transloc iPhone, Android and BlackBerry apps, by using your smart phone to scan the QR codes found on each bus stop sign or by using the SMS codes found at each bus stop.

More information about all the bus routes, including maps and schedule, can be found at

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.