Parking E-Newsletter - 4/14/17

University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Parking E-newsletter
April 14, 2017

Transportation Services Announces Calendar for
2017-2018 Permit Sales

As announced last week, University of Kentucky

Transportation Services is offering a wider variety of parking permit choices for the 2017-2018 academic year. The permits span a range of choices at various prices, reflecting the relative desirability, location, and predictability of

the parking. The timing of permit sales is outlined below.

Employee Calendar

All times are noon.

April 17 - May 1 Transportation Services accepting applications for core permit lottery
May 1 Reserved permit renewals begin
May 2 Core lottery winners notified and sales begin
May 24 Intermediate employee permit (traditional E permit option) sales begin

2017-2018 employee permits are required beginning on Saturday, July 1. Detailed 2017-2018 employee transportation options may be found at



Student Calendar

All times are noon.

June 1 – June 14 Residential permit pre-sale period (returning students only)
June 7 – June 21 Commuter permit pre-sale period (commuter permits renewals only)
June 15 Residential permit sales open to all eligible students
June 22 Commuter permit sales open for all eligible students
July 10 Sales begin for periphery (K) permits, remote (X) permits, off-peak permits and C16 permits

Detailed 2017-2018 student transportation options may be found at



In addition to the vehicle parking permit options, Transportation Services also offers a number of free and financially-incentivized alternative transportation programs

for both employee and students, including free rides on Lextran with the BluPass program, the pilot “cash out” incentive program for employees who opt out of bringing a car to campus for a year and the complementary Big Blue Cycles and

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Detailed information regarding the change for 2017-2018 can be found at, including answers to

some frequently asked questions. Individual questions not addressed in this information may be directed to Transportation Services.

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.