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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The adventure of parking at UK

The adventure of parking at UK

Tina Hristova April 27, 2022

On-campus parking has become a constant problem at UK, and students are not happy about it.In order to receive a parking pass, students must enter a ticket lottery every year for their preferred parking...

A Lextran bus drives down South Limestone on Monday, March 26, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Some UK campus bus routes suspended because of reduced ridership

Emily Girard April 6, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and UK’s shift to online classes has led to less ridership on campus buses, forcing the university to temporarily suspend service on some of its bus routes.Beginning Tuesday,...

John Reed a Parking Control Officer for the University of Kentucky writes a ticket for an illegally parked vehicle. Photo by Mike Weaver | Staff

UK accepting canned food, personal care items for parking ticket fees

Sydney Momeyer February 24, 2019

Canned goods can now pay for that UK parking ticket you've had in your backseat since August.According to a press release, any UK student or employee that currently has a parking ticket through the UK...

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

Celebration for winter bikers rolls onto UK campus next Wednesday

Rick Childress February 1, 2019

The skin-cracking wind chills and freezing temperatures of Central Kentucky winters rarely stop one group of hardy UK commuters. Bicyclists frequent the UK campus in rain, shine and snow. UK Transportation...

A Lextran bus picks up students in front of the Main Building on South Limestone on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Taylor Pence

Winter break airport shuttles to run Dec. 11 through Dec. 14

December 3, 2018

UK Transportation announced in a press release Monday that it will offer free airport bus service from Kroger Field to Blue Grass Airport (LEX), Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Cincinnati/Northern...

First day of Spring Break with snow on March 12, 2018. Photo by Mark Cornelison | UK Photo

UK Transportation to offer cover storage for vehicles over winter break

December 3, 2018

UK Transportation announced in a press release Monday that it will offer free covered storage for cars and bicycles on a first-come, first-served basis over winter break. The free holiday passes are available...

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...

Spin bikes are parked in random locations all over UKs campus and the surrounding area. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Spin bikes, scooters may be answer to Lexington, UK parking woes

October 29, 2018

Since the introduction of rentable Spin bicycles to Lexington streets and UK's campus, transportation officials have heard one major complaint from citizens: They’re Tennessee orange.“I have heard...

UK Transportation announces second Light Up Night Ride

UK Transportation announces second Light Up Night Ride

October 23, 2018

UK Transportation announced in a press release Tuesday that the second annual “Light up the Night Ride” will be held Friday, Nov. 2.The five-mile bike ride around campus will begin around 5:30 p.m....

The parking lots were full of cars and tailgaters prior to the game against South Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated South Carolina 24 to 10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK Transportation opens ticket sales for holiday shuttle service

October 1, 2018

UK Transportation announced in a press release Monday that ticket sales are now open for charter bus services that will operate over the Thanksgiving and winter academic breaks.UK's BreakShuttle, previously...

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‘Looking to the future’: How transportation services use your money for parking improvements

October 1, 2018

UK students pay close to $300 for regular, annual parking permits for on-campus lots. Where is this money going?UK Transportation Services wants you to know.According to a fiscal year budget that spans...

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Parking blues: Summer circumstances leave employees displaced

Jacob Eads July 19, 2018

Six winding laps, all the way to the summit of a campus parking garage. The only reward: not the parking spot you hoped for, but a bird’s-eye view of campus.UK Transportation Services have been busy...

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