Changes in UK shuttle routes to begin July 1

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Beginning July 1, University of Kentucky Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) will make several changes to campus shuttle routes.

The Blue and White Campus Shuttle routes (Lextran 14) will operate year-round beginning July 1. The Blue and White routes will run from 6:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday during the summer and academic breaks. During the fall and spring semesters, service hours have been extended and routes will run from 6:45 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Also on Friday, July 1, the Green Route (Lextran 26) will extend to year-round service; this route will be operated by Lextran. The route provides a connection from the Greg Page and Shawneetown residential areas to the Blue and White Route bus stop at Commonwealth Stadium. The Green Route will run from 6:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday during summer and academic breaks, and 6:45 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday during the fall and spring semesters.

The campus Summer/Break Route will end operations at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, June 30.

The trial MoveWell shuttle will also be discontinued at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 30. Current riders of this shuttle are encouraged to visit www.uky.edu/hr/wellness/movewell/fitness-facilities#shuttle for suggested transportation alternatives.

Campus buses can be tracked in real time using the TransLoc app on iPhone and Android devices allowing for users to plan for delays caused by traffic, accidents or inclement weather. TransLoc is a GPS-based tracking system that tracks all campus buses as well as the Red Mile Route (Lextran 15) frequently used by the campus community.

More information about all the bus routes, including maps and schedules, can be found at www.uky.edu/pts/buses-and-shuttles_campus-shuttles.