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Transportation in Bowling Green

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WKU currently has 8 international student diplomats representing 8 different countries. Diplomats assist prospective and new international students. Visit the 'Meet Our Diplomats' page on our website to learn more.

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Come to WKU and then travel around campus and Bowling Green

You have many options to get around WKU and Bowling Green, including bicycles, buses, and cars.

Getting Around Campus

WKU provides a free, convenient shuttle to help you get from place to place on campus.

Learn about the shuttle’s routes and hours

Getting Around Bowling Green

The City of Bowling Green offers public transit service to its citizens as GO bg. The GO bg routes extend to the WKU campus with several popular stops. The GO bg purple line includes transportation to area supermarkets and local apartment complexes. WKU students can purchase a discounted student pass for only $10 per semester that provides unlimited rides. These passes are available at the WKU Parking and Transportation Office.

Learn about GO bg routes and services.

Driving and Cars

There are a lot of things you need to know before buying a new or used car, including getting a driver’s license. Our international student office has provided a lot of useful information about buying a car.

Learn about getting a driver's license and buying a car

If you are interested in renting a car for a short period of time, you can do so conveniently through the Enterprise Car Share program.

Learn about Enterprise Car Share.


The Outdoor Recreation Activity Center (ORAC) and the Big Red Bike Program offer options which allow you to rent a bike for use on campus or in the city.

Learn about Big Red Bikes.

Learn about ORAC Bike Rentals.

Learn about other sustainable transportation options.


Parking availability can be limited on the main campus, particularly when classes are in session.  Most parking lots require a WKU parking permit.  These permits are available at the WKU Parking and Transportation Office and can be purchased online.

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