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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A student walks by a lone Lime Scooter outside of the UK Science and Engineering Library on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Ride-share scooters have hit Lexington. Here’s what UK students think so far.

Emily Girard October 29, 2019

To the delight of some students and the dismay of others, electric ride-share scooters have permeated UK’s campus for the past few weeks.The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council passed an ordinance...

UK student Evan Shepherd wheels his electric scooter across campus as he walks with his friends on Thursday, September 26, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

Scooter ride sharing coming to Lexington, UK

Natalie Parks September 27, 2019

UK has long been known as a bike-friendly campus, but recently, students have increasingly turned to a different mode of transportation – scooters.Scooters, both manual and electric, are staking their...

A student speeds by on a bicycle during class change on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Winter Cycling Clinic returns for second year

November 26, 2018

UK Transportation announced in a press release Monday that its second Winter Cycling Clinic will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5, starting at 4:30 p.m. in front of Wildcat Wheels Bicycle Library.The clinic...

Bikes parked near Whitehall Classroom Building in 2009. Staff File Photo

Biking is both environmentally conscious and a stress reliever

August 24, 2018

If you’re like me and hate driving, you’re always looking for the best ways to get around the city and campus while avoiding parking permits and getting behind the wheel.The most obvious alternative...

Lextran announced last week that Spin bicycles will be able to be rented around the city by anyone with the Spin app on their phone. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

Meet Lexington’s newest public transportation system

Kernel News Staff June 25, 2018

Beginning Monday, people on the streets of Lexington will have the option to hop on a new set of wheels for just $1.Bright orange bicycles with 26-inch wheels, which now dot the streets of downtown Lexington,...

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