Transylvania benefits from its location in downtown Lexington, an area easily traversed on foot or bicycle that also has excellent public transportation. Students can go an entire term without ever starting their cars to get around town.
- Bikes are available for loan to Transylvania students, faculty, and staff at no cost. Stop by the campus center front desk.
- Bike racks are positioned throughout campus for students, faculty, and staff to park their bikes. Sheltered bike racks and indoor bike storage are being added on the residential side of campus.
- The sustainability office and wellness program offer sponsored rides throughout the year.
- Transylvania students, faculty, and staff participate in the annual National Bike to Work Day.
- Lexington’s Transit Authority (LexTran) efficiently connects people and places. Several lines have stops on Transylvania’s campus, and the main terminal is a few blocks from campus.
- The sustainability office offers LexTran trips to help students learn to navigate the lines.
- The Colt Trolley is a free service that runs both east-west and north-south routes during peak travel times, such as lunchtime and weekend nights. The trolley stops at Transylvania’s campus and goes through the heart of downtown and to the University of Kentucky campus, with several stops at popular locations along the way.
- The Lexington Bluegrass Mobility Office offers a carpool/vanpool computer ride-matching program that includes LexVan. Aimed at reducing air pollution, traffic and parking congestion, road repairs, and gasoline consumption, the program is managed by the Lexington Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.