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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Transit Changes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 15, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Transportation Services’ Customer Service Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The campus Blue, Green and Orange (UK HealthCare) routes will also be unavailable that day.

All bus routes will resume regular service hours Tuesday, Jan. 19. More information about the bus routes, including maps and schedules, can be found here.

While the Transportation Services’ Customer Service Center will be closed for the holiday, online services such as parking permits, renewals and single-day permits remain available. Regular office hours of 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Parking Options on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Employee parking areas will be on weekend control on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, meaning that employee intermediate areas will not be controlled for permits.

Attendants will not staff Cornerstone Garage (PS #5), the UK HealthCare Garage (PS #8) or the Kentucky Clinic Garage (PS #3), and all parking areas that are available to UK HealthCare staff on the weekends will be available as options for the Monday holiday. 

Since the Kentucky Clinic is closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, UK HealthCare employees are encouraged to use the Kentucky Clinic Garage (PS #3) rather than the UK HealthCare Garage (PS #8) in order to maximize the amount of parking available to patients and their visitors. Please see the UK HealthCare parking policy for full details.

For more information, visit UK Transportation Services online and follow on Twitter @UKParking.

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