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Western Kentucky University

Motorcycle and Scooter Parking

Motorcycle and Scooter Parking Policy

Effective 5/27/2011

Audience

Customers parking motorcycles, mopeds or scooters on campus.

Definitions

 Motorcycle – two wheeled motorized vehicle. For the purposes of this policy, motorcycles, mopeds, and motorized scooters are all considered motorcycles.

Policy Details

 Registration:

• All motorcycles must be registered through the Parking and Transportation Services office.

o If a license plate is not available, the vehicle VIN or serial number must be utilized.

o In lieu of a VIN or Serial Number, a WKU identification sticker, available from PTS, may be utilized if it is permanently affixed to the vehicle.

• Parking permits are issued according to customer eligibility.

o Permits issued are standard hangtags or motorcycle parking stickers.

 Secure permit sleeves for standard hangtags are available, at cost, at the Parking and Transportation Services office.

o Permits must be displayed while vehicles are parked on campus.

Parking:

• Motorcycles may park in designated motorcycle parking spaces in any Premium, Non-premium, Commuter, Housing or All Permits zones.

o Motorcycle spaces are indicated by “Cycle Parking” painted on the pavement and/or “Cycle Parking” signs.

o Designated motorcycle parking spaces are intended to accommodate more than one motorcycle.

o Vehicles must be parked wholly within designated motorcycle parking spaces.

 If a motorcycle stall is full, the permit holder must go to another motorcycle parking area where space is available.

o A map of designated motorcycle parking spaces is available at www.wku.edu/transportation/.

• Motorcycles may also be parked in any standard space in the zone that corresponds to the driver’s hangtag.

o If the driver has not purchased a hangtag, the motorcycle must be parked in a designated cycle parking stall.

• Motorcycles are specifically prohibited from:

o Driving and/or parking on sidewalks

o Parking at bicycle racks

• Motorcycles are subject to all parking citations such as yellow zones, fire lanes, disability parking, etc.

 

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 Last Modified 9/24/14