LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 9, 2024) — University of Kentucky Transportation Services plans to show cyclists some love on Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, Feb. 14.
If you cycle to campus regardless of the weather, make plans to stop by the Transportation Services tent in the Alumni Commons area, close to the Mining and Minerals Research Building, anytime from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14.
Grab a cup of hot coffee or hot chocolate, fresh donuts and a Valentine’s Day-themed cookie. Score a handy multi-use tool or a UK-branded neck gaitor to help keep you warm on cold winter days. You must be on a bicycle to participate.
Winter Bike to Campus Day is held annually to highlight all-weather cycling as an effective and efficient mode of transportation.
The Wildcat Wheels mobile bike repair shop will be on-site to assist with any on-the-spot tune-ups. Staff will also demonstrate how to load your bicycle on a bus rack.
UK Transportation Services invests in campus bicycle infrastructure and services designed to make it easy and enjoyable for students and staff to choose cycling as a reliable commuting option. Recently, UK’s status as a Gold-Level Bicycle Friendly University was reaffirmed by the League of American Bicyclists. This status recognizes the university’s significant investment in and commitment to improving bicycling infrastructure and services on campus.
Stop by the tent on Valentine’s Day! Ask experts about cold-weather cycling or visit the website for tips.
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