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University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Parking E-newsletter

May 9, 2014

Summer Parking Permits Available May 13

University parking lots are controlled for permits during the summer months, with the exception of the R3, E/K Soccer/Softball North and E/K Soccer/Softball South parking areas. Summer permits will be available for students at a rate of $7 per week. Permits will go on sale Tuesday, May 13, and may only be purchased in person at the Parking and Transportation Services office, located in the Press Avenue Garage (PS #6). The office is open 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Summer permits may be purchased for any number of weeks between May 13 and August 8, 2014. Summer permits will not be required until Wednesday, May 14th.

Please note that even when permits are not required, lots are still monitored for other parking violations such as parking in fire lanes, on yellow lines, and in disabled reserved parking.

For more information on summer parking policies, visit

CATS Summer/Break Route Will Start May 12

PTS will be operating the CATS Summer/Break Route from Monday, May 12 through Tuesday, August 26, with the exception of Monday, May 26 and Friday, July 4. Service will run 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The route is a 30 minute loop around campus, and will have two buses running in 15 minute intervals.

All CATS buses are on Cat Tracker, a real-time GPS-based bus locating system. Cat Tracker can be accessed at, via the free TransLoc Android, BlackBerry and iPhone apps and through QR and SMS codes located on each bus stop sign.

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.