Lextran resumes football shuttle service

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lextran will resume operation of football shuttle service for the final three home games of the 2015 UK football season starting with Kentucky’s game against Tennessee on Saturday October 31. Football shuttle service is open to the public.

The campus shuttle, which connects with route 12 Leestown Rd. on Virginia Ave., provides service to free public parking in UK Parking Structures #2, #3 and #6, as well as the Visitor RV lot. Pregame service begins two hours prior to kickoff and ends 30 minutes after kickoff. Service resumes at the start of the fourth quarter and ends one hour postgame.

The downtown shuttle connects with multiple Lextran routes and services passengers at three locations: the Shops at Lexington Center (430 W. Vine), the Lextran Transit Center (150 E. Vine) and Chatham’s (Woodland/High/Maxwell). Pregame service begins three hours prior to kickoff and ends 30 minutes after kickoff. Service resumes at the start of the fourth quarter and ends one hour postgame.

Complete information about the shuttle service, including maps and passenger fares, can be found at this link: http://www.lextran.com/route-maps/uk-football.

NOTE for October 31: Football shuttle passengers who normally park at Rupp Arena are advised that the Cox and High Street lots have been reserved for those with Breeders’ Cup permits only on Saturday. The Gate 1 lot is available free of charge for passengers who wish to park near Rupp Arena and use the downtown shuttle. All other downtown parking locations are available, but may be impacted by Breeders’ Cup parking.

In addition, Lextran will not offer a shuttle between Commonwealth Stadium and Keeneland for the Breeders’ Cup.

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