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University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Parking E-newsletter
November 26, 2012

Women’s Basketball Game to Impact Campus Wednesday

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, the UK women’s basketball team will host Miami (OH) at 11 a.m. in Memorial Coliseum. As a result, North Campus will have an influx of visitors parking on campus.

To accommodate game day operations, 20 regular E spaces and 10 metered spaces will be reserved in the Craft Center Employee Lot.

UK women’s basketball fans may choose to pay to park in Parking Structure #5, located on South Limestone next to Kennedy Book Store. Employees and students who normally park in this structure should be aware of this potential impact, and allow plenty of time to arrive on campus.

A portion of University Drive will also be blocked until 10 a.m. on Wednesday to accommodate buses unloading for area students touring campus and attending the basketball game.

Members of the University community who normally park their vehicles in these areas may need to utilize other parking in the respective areas. Go to www.uky.edu/pts/parking-info_parking-maps to view a campus parking map.

PTS, SGA Offer Free Holiday Shopping Shuttle

University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services (PTS), in conjunction with Student Government, is providing a transportation option to make holiday shopping easier for students. The groups will provide free shuttle service between campus and Fayette Mall on Sunday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.

The shuttle will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. each Sunday, with daily campus pick-up times of 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Passengers will be picked up at the north side of the mall, near the entrance to Macy’s, at 12 noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. and returned to campus.

To schedule a pick-up (limited to campus only), email the following information with the subject “Holiday Shopping Shuttle” to UKBuses@lsv.uky.edu by noon on Friday, November 30 or Friday, December 7, respectively.

  • Name
  • Campus address
  • Phone number
  • Date, time and location of campus pick-up

A PTS representative will email to confirm a pick-up time and convenient location.

Riders can track the Holiday Shopping Shuttle via Cat Tracker, PTS’ real-time GPS-based bus locating system at http://uky.transloc.com or with the free Transloc iPhone, Android and BlackBerry apps.

Questions regarding the shuttle should be sent to UKBuses@lsv.uky.edu.

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.