Parking at BSU, Possible or Not
With the diversity of students that attend the University, there are a variety of challenges and advantages that are unique to each sector. Parking on the Boise State University Campus can be a difficult and frustrating but with a little bit of help and information, you can maneuver your way anywhere.
Parking is a function that is necessary and required by almost everyone that visits or uses the Boise State University campus. This may range from teachers to visitors to employees. It includes students on campus that reside in the resident halls, apartments and University suites. Parking is especially critical for students that do not reside on campus. These would be part-time or full time students.…show more content…
There is, of course, walking. A great source of exercise but typically only used to get from your car to your final destination. You could ride your economically fuel efficient motorcycle, which is a great way to travel if you do not have to worry about what you look like when you get back to work. Riding a bicycle is a way to get around the parking conundrum since you can park your bike just about anywhere. Last but not least, the bus is a source of transportation that many people do not look at as they see it as time consuming and inconvenient.
You must look at the parking options that are available on and off campus when trying to decide where or how to park at Boise State. The Boise State University Parking and Transportation Department provides a map that shows all parking areas that are available. It appears the largest available space is the general parking. “This is designated in green on the Boise State University Campus parking map”. There are lots that are located on campus that are set as “Reserved Parking”. These lots appear to be located next to large structures that might have a lot of traffic in and out. There are two parking garages that are available for reserved parking and what is called “pay-by-space”. Within the general and reserved areas are places that you may park your motorcycle. The motorcycles may have the largest area available per capita for motorcycle use. When I had to visit the campus for a