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Boise State Public Parking Advisory – Football versus Troy University

Please click the link below to view the public parking advisory for Football versus Troy University:

Boise State Public Parking Advisory – Football v Troy.

Free Parking, No Kidding

Now you have a new, free option for student parking. The Student Satellite Zone is exclusively for currently enrolled students and allows you to park in the lots at Dona Larsen Park, Boas Soccer and Tennis Complex and the Elder Street Park and Ride.

Even though it’s free, you’ll still need to get a permit to display in your car window. If you’ve already paid for a 2017-18 permit, you can exchange it for a Student Satellite Zone permit. Just bring your current license plate number to the Boise State Transit Center and they’ll take care of you.

The Boise State shuttle’s orange route stops near Dona Larsen Park, while ValleyRide Bus #3 has a stop near the Elder Street and Vista Avenue intersection. Pick up a free ValleyRide bus sticker at the Transit Center or Information Desk in the Student Union Building.

If you live on campus and don’t use your car often, the Elder Street Park and Ride lot is available for overnight parking. As with several other parking venues, these lots will be closed on designated occasions for athletic events. You’ll be notified via email on those occasions.

Parking, Move-in and Convocation Advisory for August 2017

Summer Intersession Parking: August 14-18, 2017
Intersession parking will be in effect August 14-18,2017. This allows permit holders to cross park in any reserve or commuter surface lot. Select areas, including the east and west Plaza Lots, Brady and Lincoln Garages and all meters are excluded from cross parking. Standard parking rules will resume August 21, 2017.

More information on cross parking can be found at transportation.boisestate.edu/parkcross/.

Move-in and Convocation August 18, 2017
Resident move-in will be occur on this day. There will be increased traffic throughout campus. Please follow all signage and staff directions and do not enter any restricted areas.
The West Stadium Lot will see increased traffic in the afternoon, due to Convocation being held at 3 p.m. in Taco Bell Arena, followed by the “B” on the Blue event scheduled for approximately 4 p.m.
The West Stadium Lot will be open for parking, however, permit holders are encouraged to cross park in nearby lots to avoid traffic. Signage and staff will be on site for direction and assistance.

2017-2018 Parking Permits
All 2016-2017 parking permits are set to expire on August 25, 2017. All 2017-2018 permits are valid as soon as they are purchased. Please follow the posting directions listed in the permit literature.

If you have not yet ordered your new permit, please order online here to avoid waiting in lines. We DO NOT charge any fees to process your credit card online. Permits will be immediately available for pick up in the Transit Center located in the Student Union Building.

Further information will be provided through ongoing email advisories, signage, and updates posted at transportation.boisestate.edu.

Earle Street to Close Temporarily for Construction on Center for Fine Arts

Earle Street will be temporarily closed to through traffic July 14-25 for construction work on Boise State University’s Center for Fine Arts. The closure is necessary to complete deep utility installations.

All traffic to the West Towers lot will be detoured to Brady Street with closures and detours clearly marked. Access to the Brady Street Garage will remain open on both the east and west sides of the parking structure.

Construction is currently taking place at all hours of the day, causing increased traffic at times. Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are asked to remain cautious while in the area and follow all detours.

As construction continues the fence line will shift, and when possible drive lanes will be created to maintain through traffic from Earle Street. Directional signage will be placed and detours will be clearly marked.

University Drive Safety Upgrades and Added Bike Lanes

Boise State University’s main thoroughfare, University Drive, currently is being updated to increase pedestrian safety through a heavily traveled student corridor. In addition, the upgrades will better support cyclists and commuters on campus. The regular maintenance chip sealing project on University Drive, between Broadway Avenue and Lincoln Avenue, allows for the opportunity to remove on-street parking to increase safety for crossing pedestrians, as well as add bike lanes on the north and south sides.

Connecting with existing bike lanes on University Drive west of Lincoln Avenue, the new bike lanes will offer safer and more improved routes for cyclists to travel all the way through campus. Additionally, these bike lanes will further enhance pedestrian safety on sidewalks as bikes can move safely to the street.

Parking on the north side of University Drive will be permanently removed, while current parking spaces on the south side will be retained.

The lanes are another step toward building a Bicycle Friendly University, of which Boise State currently holds a “gold” designation. In addition to the lanes, the university recently has added a contraflow lane along Cesar Chavez, air-fill stations throughout campus and has offered free bike maintenance classes and group rides through the Cycle Learning Center.

Find out more about how Boise State supports and encourages bicycling on campus at go.boisestate.edu/bicycling-boise-state.

Boise State Parking Permits Go on Sale July 1

Boise State University parking permits for the 2017-18 academic year are available for purchase beginning Saturday, July 1. The transit center office will be closed July 1-2 but will be open on weekdays beginning Monday, July 3, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Commuter and reserved permits can be purchased for various zones throughout campus and are available at student and employee rates. Resident permits are also available to student residents. A full map and price list for the zones can be found at transportation.boisestate.edu/parking-permit/.

Permit holders from the 2016-17 academic year who wish to change parking zone locations also will be able to purchase a permit in any of the available zones.

Current Boise State 2016-17 permits are valid through Aug. 25, 2017, while permits for the 2017-18 academic year are valid Aug. 1, 2017-Aug. 12, 2018.

A new parking management system is now available to purchase permits. You may purchase your permit at: boisestate.nupark.com/portal/

How to purchase your permit:

  1. Visit boisestate.nupark.com/portal/.
  2. Log in using your Boise State login information.
  3. Enter or verify your current vehicle and license plate information in the system. Update any information as needed (up to date information is required to purchase a permit).
  4. After verifying, select “Purchase a Permit” found in various locations within the portal.
  5. Select the 17-18 academic annual term
  6. Purchase your permit in the zone(s) available to you.

Permits purchased online will be mailed to the address entered into the PeopleSoft system – shipping will begin in early July. Permits may also be purchased in person at the Boise State transit center, located in the Student Union Building.

The university continues to provide and support important alternative transportation resources, offering free Valley Ride Transportation bus stickers, which allow students, faculty and staff to utilize city bus services free of charge. Bus stickers can be picked up at the Student Union transit center or information desk. In addition, Boise State offers a free shuttle service throughout campus and to its downtown campus locations. Routes and a live shuttle tracker can be found at shuttle.boisestate.edu. Finally, as a gold-designated Bicycle Friendly University, the campus boasts an outstanding Cycle Learning Center that offers bike rentals and purchases, service, information and more. To find out more about biking around Boise State visit go.boisestate.edu/bicycling-boise-state.

For more information on campus parking, please visit: transportation.boisestate.edu/

Boise State Parking Meter Rates to Change July 1

Boise State University’s parking meter rates will change effective July 1, 2017, to better support parking demand on campus. Meter rates throughout campus will increase to $2.50 per hour with the exception of the Plaza East and West lots, Campus School lot and Brady Garage.

The Plaza East and West Lots, as well as the Campus School lot, will move to the following rates:

Plaza East: $4/hour (24 hours/day, 7 days/week)

Plaza West/Campus School Peak Rate: $4/hour (7 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Plaza West/Campus School Non-Peak Rate: $3/hour (5 p.m.-7 a.m., no overnight parking)

To respond to increased demand for parking in the Brady Garage, meters will charge at a graduated rate to encourage a more frequent turnover. These rates will promote short-term parking turnover to improve parking availability and reduce congestion. Additionally, full-day rates have been discontinued in both the Lincoln and Brady Garages, moving to the hourly charge rate. This will provide availability to the continuous flow of events on campus.

Brady Garage Meter Rates

0-2 hours – $3.00/hour

2-4 hours – $3.25/hour

4-6 hours – $3.50/hour

7+ hours – $3.75/hour

In conjunction with these rate changes, paid spaces across campus will transition to a pay-by-license plate function and will discontinue the pay-by-space and pay-and-display options.

For additional information or questions, visit transportation.boisestate.edu or call the Transit Center at (208) 426-7275.

Parking Permit Renewals Open Through June 30

Dear Boise State Permit Holder,

The renewal period for purchasing Boise State University parking permits is open through June 30th, 2017. Those wanting to renew their current permits are encouraged to do so prior to this date as sales for all permits open to all students, faculty and staff, July 1. Permits that can be renewed through June 30th include all Reserve, Commuter, Garage, and Accessible permits.

Those wishing to change permit locations will have the opportunity to do so beginning July 1st when the permit inventory opens to the entire campus.

A new parking management system is now available to renew or purchase permits. You may renew or purchase your permit at: https://boisestate.nupark.com/portal/

How to renew your permit:

  1. Visit https://boisestate.nupark.com/portal/.
  2. Log in using your Boise State login information.
  3. Verify your current vehicle and license plate information in the system. Update any information as needed (up to date information is required to purchase a permit).
  4. After verifying, select “Purchase a Permit” found in various locations within the portal.
  5. Select the 17-18 Academic Annual Term
  6. Purchase your permit in the zone(s) available to you.

Permits may also be purchased in person at the Boise State Transit Center, located in the Student Union Building.

For more information on campus parking, please visit transportation.boisestate.edu/

Thank you,

2017 Parking Permit Renewals Now Open

The renewal period for purchasing Boise State University parking permits is now open. The Boise State Department of Public Safety encourages all current Reserve, Commuter, Garage, and Accessible permit holders to renew their permits during the early renewal period. The remaining permit inventory will open to all students, faculty, and staff July 1.

A new parking management system is now available to purchase permits. You may purchase your permit at: https://boisestate.nupark.com/portal/.

How to renew your permit:

  1. Visit https://boisestate.nupark.com/portal/.
  2. Log in using your Boise State login information.
  3. Verify your current vehicle and license plate information in the system. Update any information as needed (up to date information is required to purchase a permit).
  4. After verifying, select “Purchase a Permit” found in various locations within the portal.
  5. Select the 17-18 Academic Annual Term.
  6. Purchase your permit in the zone(s) available to you.

Permits may also be purchased in person at the Boise State Transit Center, located in the Student Union Building.

2017 Garage Art Contest

Now Accepting Submissions for 2017 Garage Art Contest

The Boise State Department of Public Safety is calling for art entries into the 2017 Garage Art contest. Drawings, paintings, photography, printmaking, metal works, ceramics, sculptures and digital art may be submitted. Work will be displayed for a full year  in 14 high-traffic areas of the Brady Street and Lincoln Avenue Garages. The selected works will be in place in early May.

Entries may be submitted by current students, staff or faculty using their Boise State email address to GarageArt@boisestate.edu. The email must include the “Type of Submission” in the subject line, the category submitted to, and be sent by April 6, 2017. Fourteen winners will receive prizes as well as earn the opportunity to have their artwork showcased. Winners will be notified by April 24 if their work was selected.

Visit transportation.boisestate.edu/garage-art/ for a full list of contest requirements.