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Area Transit Routes to Change for Presidential Speech

President Obama will be visiting the University of Kansas on Thursday, January 22 to deliver a speech at Anschutz Sports Pavilion. Because of the logistical requirements for this event, KU on Wheels has announced the following reroutes will be in effect from 9 am until the end of the event:

Route 11 – Reroute on 23rd to Iowa to 15th Street.  No service on Naismith Drive, 19th Street, Constant Avenue, or Irving Hill Road.
Route 27 –  Reroute on Indiana Street to Sunflower Road.  No service on Naismith Drive.
Route 29 –  Reroute on Kasold Drive to 15th Street.  No service on Clinton Parkway east of Kasold Drive.
Route 38 – Reroute on Iowa to 15th Street. No service on Ousdahl Road or Stewart Avenue. 
Route 42 – No service on Naismith Drive, 18th Street, or in lot 90.  Catch the bus on Sunnyside Avenue at Robinson Gym.
People who rely on these routes to get to campus should plan to take earlier buses to arrive before 9 am.
Route 41 will operate 5-minute service beginning at 6:30 am through the end of the event.  At the end of the event, service to Sunnyside Avenue and Jayhawk Boulevard will be temporarily suspended in order to get event attendees back to lots 301 and 302 as efficiently as possible.
Attendees returning to destinations along Jayhawk Boulevard will need to go to the bus stop next to Green Hall on 15th Street to catch route 10, 11, 29, 30, 38, or 43. 


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