Boise Police officers want to remind fans going to the game or enjoying the atmosphere outside the stadium to remember:

  • Do not drink and drive.
  • Park safely and legally. Those who ignore the laws and / or parking signs put safety at risk and risk getting a ticket or being towed.
  • If fans are going to drink alcohol, do so in designated areas. Zone 10-10 remains in effect for home games.
  • For public safety, open alcohol containers are not allowed in public spaces outside of zone 10 to 10, including parking lots and neighborhood streets. Officers look for adults who provide alcohol to minors and the consumption of alcohol by minors.
  • Be good neighbors – use crosswalks, throw out litter, and respect the safety and cleanliness of homes and businesses in the BSU area.

Alcohol Reviews: Officers want to remind citizens to celebrate responsibly. Officers advise citizens and businesses in the area to verify identification and not to provide alcohol to people under the age of 21. For public safety, Boise Police will check for illegal alcohol consumption in the campus area, with a focus on neighborhoods just to the south. of the campus where problems continue to be reported by neighbors and businesses of people in streets, parks and parking lots who illegally consume alcohol and related problems such as disorderly driving, alcohol consumption by minors, drunk driving, assault, urinating in public, loud parties, and littering.

10 to 10 The limits of the zones are specific. No “gray area” exists outside of the identified limits and illegal alcohol consumption outside of these limits will be enforced.

It is a violation of the city code to have alcohol containers opened on public streets and sidewalks, city parks without permission from a parks department and within 250 feet of the river Wooded. This includes private car parks open to the public (private car parks with restaurant authorization are the exception).

10 to 10 zones

Zone 10-10 remains in place for home games this season. It specifies the off-campus areas where people aged 21 or older can consume alcoholic beverages from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on home football game days in Boise State only.

Alcoholic beverages are permitted in opaque plastic cups inside the area. Glass containers, beer cans and types of alcohol bottles and mugs with alcohol labeling are not allowed.

The “Zone” begins at Broadway Avenue and Myrtle Street, extends south to Broadway to Beacon, turns west along Beacon, north to Oakland Avenue, west on Potter Drive, again north to South Joyce Street, then west along University Drive to the end. to Boulevard du Capitole. The boundary runs north along Capitol and turns east onto Cesar Chavez Lane, crosses Friendship Bridge to the north and leads to Julia Davis Park. In the park, the boundary of “Zone 10 to 10” is the area east of Zoo Boise to Broadway Avenue and south of Julia Davis Pond.

SANCTIONS for alcohol-related offenses:

  • Those who carry open alcohol containers through city streets, sidewalks, city parks or parking lots risk being doomed. Illegally possessing an open alcohol container or urinating in public is an offense that requires a court appearance with a possible penalty of a fine of up to $ 1,000 or 6 months in jail.
  • Minors found in possession of alcohol risk a driver’s license suspension and / or a fine.
  • A person who sells or supplies alcohol to a young minor will face fines ranging from $ 500 to $ 1,000 and up to one year in prison.

Bronco Gameday shuttle: The Boise Downtown Association coordinated free shuttles between several convenient downtown locations and Albertson Stadium. The Bronco Gameday Shuttle runs every 15 minutes for two hours before the game and immediately after the game for one hour. To see the location of the Bronco Gameday shuttle pickups, CLICK HERE.

Car park: Neighborhoods / Public Streets: To preserve the neighborhood and public safety, officers will monitor parked vehicles that pose a safety hazard, such as those parked blocking sidewalks, crosswalks and fire hydrants, or parked too near intersections or stop signs. The State of Idaho and City of Boise codes prohibit the following unsafe parking:

  • Within 30 feet of a stop sign or traffic sign;
  • Within 20 feet of a marked or unmarked crosswalk at an intersection;
  • Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant;
  • On a sidewalk;
  • On a yellow or red sidewalk “no parking”.

These laws apply to all motor vehicles, including motorcycles and scooters. PENALTIES:

  • Quote: Most parking tickets result in a fine of around $ 60.
  • Towing: Motorists may be towed if the vehicle is parked blocking a driveway, driveway, fire hydrant, or illegally parked in a lane.

Parking in the parks: The Boise Police Department and the Boise Parks and Recreation Department wish to remind football fans that all vehicles must be parked legally in Julia Davis, Ann Morrison, Idaho Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park and Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park.

  • Parking for Boise State home games is free on a first come, first served basis. Free parking is available at each park until 9:00 a.m. for home games only. Art in the Park will take place September 10-12, so parking at Julia Davis for the first home game will be extremely limited.
  • Towing will be delayed at Julia Davis Park, Ann Morrison Park, Idaho Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park and Kristin Armstrong City Park until 9 a.m. the next morning regardless of kick-off time Match.
  • Vehicles must be parked in a designated parking space. Cars parked on a yellow sidewalk will be towed.
  • Glass beverage containers are prohibited in all City of Boise parks. All other glass must be removed from the park by visitors and cannot be placed in the trash.
  • Alcohol consumption is permitted in Zone 10-10 of Julia Davis Park, but alcohol policies vary in other parks, including Ann Morrison Park and Kristin Armstrong City Park. Limited reservation sites are also available for a fee and in some cases a permit is required for alcohol consumption at the reserved refuge.

For more information on safety rules, park reservations and policies, visit the Town of Boise Parks and recreation site or call 208-608-7600 if you have further questions.

The purpose of police notices and patrols is to ensure the safety of fans and to maintain the cleanliness and safety of the neighborhoods surrounding the BSU campus. GO BRONCOS!

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