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Parking and Transportation Services

Welcome! Your University of Idaho Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) team is focused on keeping U of I moving. As we grow, it’s imperative that we become a campus where a personally owned vehicle is not required to meet commuter and campus resident mobility needs. Our beautiful Moscow community is easily traversed by most on foot or bicycle, and when you need to get around more quickly or go longer distances, alternative transportation options are available. Vandal Access Service provides Vandals with mobility-limiting disabilities access to facilities and programs on campus. If you need to bring a car to campus, please understand that parking on campus is limited and a permit will be required. 

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Parking Updates and Closures:

Parking Permits and Vandal Break Bus Tickets For Sale Online July 7. Academic year 2021-22 parking permits and Vandal Break Bus tickets are available for purchase online starting at 12:01 a.m. on July 7, 2021. August 2 will be the first day to purchase permits in-person at the PTS office. 

Margie Schaper Remembered. Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) sorrowfully shares that Margie Schaper, senior parking attendant, passed away peacefully on June 23. Margie has been a fixture on campus since 1992, when she began working the east parking lot of the Kibbie Dome for football games. If she missed working even three games over the past 29 years, we’d be surprised.

Margie was the primary overnight/early morning enforcement officer from the time she attained full-time permanent status in 2001 until her death, just weeks shy of her richly deserved retirement. She provided an extra pair of eyes and ears in the early morning hours across campus, often being the first to report emergency situations or call attention to safety issues. She had a variety of other duties as well, and she especially enjoyed working with students and supervised many Vandal student employees over the years. She also served as lead trainer for all new parking attendants throughout her tenure with PTS. Margie relished her job. She enjoyed being out and about on campus, walking its familiar streets and sidewalks, and transporting groups for campus tours and conferences. Many a Vandal was ferried around campus on Margie’s watch.

Incredibly detailed, dedicated and diligent, Margie has been a touchstone at PTS. We’ll miss her deep knowledge of all things parking-related, her raucous sense of humor, her calendars of goats in trees and her deep mortification at being recognized publicly for the fine work she did.

Margie was adamant that she would not tolerate a retirement party, and the team here begrudgingly agreed not to plan anything. She might roll her eyes at us for this simple written tribute, but it’s a risk we’re willing to take. We’ll miss you, Margie, more than you ever would have let us say.

RIP #242

Rayburn Street Parking Restrictions In Place Until Further Notice. There will be NO PARKING in Pay-to-Park lots 70 and 91 on the east side of Rayburn St. pending street repair. Rayburn St. will be open for traffic but no parking will be allowed.

Arena-Related Parking and Pathway Restrictions for Summer 2021. These are the areas impacted as the Idaho Central Credit Union Arena project hardscape is finished up and tied into existing campus infrastructure:

  1. The pedestrian route from Orange Lot 24 (west of Law School building), including the stairway up to the east side of the dome, will re-open on July 16 after the close of business.
  2. Stadium Drive west of Orange Lot 24, between Hartung Theater and the north entrance of Red Lot 34, is scheduled to re-open August 6.
  3. Stadium Drive east of Red Lot 34, between the north and south entrances of Red Lot 34, will remain CLOSED through August 16.
  4.  All access to the west dome, including access for the Moscow Drive-In, is solely via Perimeter Drive, pending the end of construction. 

Summer Break Parking Enforcement in Effect May 15 through August 22, 2021. Daytime parking enforcement is in effect from 2 a.m. each Monday through 5 p.m. each Friday. Overnight parking is not allowed during summer break on campus streets or in parking lots posted "No Parking 2-6 a.m." This includes all on-street Purple and Silver parking lots. Overnight parking during summer break is available in any regular off-street Purple or Silver lot. For questions about specific lots please refer to the Summer Break Parking Map.

Additional summer break parking reminders:

  • Gold lots, Green lots, parking meters and pay-to-park areas, except at Student Rec Center pay areas, are enforced year-round.
  • Permits are not required in regular spaces in all Orange, Red, Blue, Silver or Purple lots.
  • All specially-marked spaces are enforced year-round. These include disability, reserved, service, delivery, timed and walkway spaces. No-parking areas and fire lanes are also enforced year-round.
  • Long-term storage is not allowed during summer break. Parking lots and streets undergo maintenance and may be closed and cleared of all vehicles, potentially resulting in substantial fines for vehicle owners.
  • Do not store bicycles on campus during summer break. Bicycles that appear to be abandoned or disabled on campus are impounded during summer break.

Questions? Please contact us at 208-885-6424 or

The Parking and Transportation Services Office is open to the public. All normal in-person services are available at our office, located at 1006 Railroad St. in the Intermodal Transit Center. Our office is open Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during summer break. Healthy Vandals practices are in effect and up to ten people are permitted in the lobby at any time. A hand sanitation station is available inside. 

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Physical Address:

1006 Railroad Street
Rm 135
Moscow, ID

Office hours:
M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Office hours during academic breaks:
M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-6424

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 4106
Moscow, ID