The roads of Louisville, Kentucky include Interstates 64, 65 and 71, with a junction in the city center. There are six U.S. highways serving the city. Two beltways surround Louisville.
¹Co-signed with I-265 east of I-65 and south of I-71, exists as its own entity west of I-65 and north of I-71. Functions as an outer bypass for Louisville.
Lexington is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 62nd largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is located in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass region. In the 2012 US Census Estimate, the city's population was 305,489, anchoring a metropolitan area of 472,099 people and a combined statistical area of 687,173 people.
Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, the world's largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College.