Transportation E-Newsletter - October 5, 2017

University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services: Parking E-newsletter
October 5, 2017

Ride Home Express Tickets Now Available

UK Transportation Services is now selling tickets for the Thanksgiving and Winter Break editions of its Ride Home Express bus service.

For the 2017-18 edition of the Ride Home Express, Transportation Services will operate three routes, with a total of 15 stops. The final destinations include the metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; and Cleveland, Ohio. Fares for the Ride Home Express range from $55-$155 for round-trip rates; one-way fares begin at $30.

The Thanksgiving Ride Home Express buses will depart campus on Tuesday, Nov. 21 and return on Sunday, Nov. 26, while the Winter Break Ride Home Express will leave on Friday, Dec. 15 and return on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

Ride Home Express is open to both students and employees. UK students and employees are able to register and pay for their trip by logging on to the Customer Account Manager with their linkblue ID. BCTC students are also able to pay for trip registration online using their KCTCS login. All other riders must register and pay for their seats in person at the main Transportation Services office, located in the Press Avenue Garage, at the corner of Press and Virginia Avenues. One-way fares may be purchased in person only. The office is open 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Transportation Services can provide transportation for Ride Home Express riders to and from Kroger Field. Riders interested in this option simply need to submit the Ride Home Express Shuttle to Kroger Field request form at least two business days in advance of the shuttle’s departure.

For more information on the Ride Home Express, including a list of fares and route maps, visit the Ride Home Express page or the Ride Home Express Frequently Asked Questions.

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.