RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE

OF

THE ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Adopted 15 February 2018

 

 Whereas, There is minimal covered bike parking currently available on campus, and;

 

 Whereas, Students currently feel the need to have more available bike parking in high demand locations, and;

 

 Whereas, University Facilities actively discouraged students from parking in unofficial areas last semester, and;

 

 Whereas, Covered or secure bike parking will encourage bicycle commuting and help alleviate the parking shortage on campus, and;

 

 Whereas, Secure bike parking would have restricted access to ensure the safety of students’ personal property, and;

 

 Resolved, The Associated Students of Montana State University encourage the University to prioritize the inclusion of adequate, covered and secure parking in all newly constructed or renovated buildings on campus and,

 

 Resolved, The Associated Students of Montana State University petition the Space Management Committee, Facility Services, Auxiliary Services, and the Strategic Planning Committee work with the Office of Sustainability to locate spaces for covered bike parking and facilitate their creation.