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University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Parking E-newsletter
December 4, 2013

PTS, SGA Offer Free Holiday Shopping Shuttle

‘Tis the season to do some holiday shopping! University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services (PTS), in conjunction with Student Government Association, is providing a transportation option to simplify holiday shopping for students. The groups will provide free shuttle service between campus and Fayette Mall on Sunday, Dec. 8 and Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

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, December 6 or Friday, December 13, 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.

PTS Offers Special Holiday Parking Passes

University of Kentucky Parking & Transportation Services (PTS) is offering peace of mind to those UK students concerned about leaving their vehicles out in the elements during the upcoming semester break. PTS is providing students with the chance to store their vehicles in the South Limestone Garage (PS #5), located next to Kennedy’s Wildcat Den, for the duration of the break.

To obtain a holiday parking pass, students should visit the PTS office, located in the Press Avenue Garage, at the corner of Press and Virginia Avenues, or the South Limestone Garage office, located on the first floor and facing Limestone. Passes are available only to students with a valid UK parking permit; the passes will be issued at no cost, and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning on Wednesday, December 4, with a maximum of 200 passes issued.

Vehicles may be parked on the fourth or fifth floor of the South Limestone Garage beginning Monday, December 16. Students should access the garage by pulling a visitor ticket from the ticket dispenser. The holiday parking pass must be clearly displayed on the dashboard.

Upon returning to campus, students should bring their holiday parking pass to the Parking Structure #5 office, to be exchanged for an exit voucher.

Vehicles not removed by Tuesday, January 14 will be charged the hourly parking rate starting at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 14 through the exit time and date.

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.