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Moped/Motor Scooters

If a license plate is marked "MP" or "MOPED", drivers need to park at designated moped areas on campus with a FREE sticker from the U of M Police Department (UMPD). The sticker is required to park at these free spaces.

The Police Department is located at 100 Transportation & Safety Building, 511 Washington Avenue SE, East Bank campus. Hours are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Drivers will need to bring three things to pick up the free sticker:

Mopeds and motor scooters are prohibited from all campus sidewalks and can be assessed a parking ticket for parking at bike racks on campus.

As a reminder, in Minnesota, all mopeds/motor scooters must have a license plate.

Moped Parking Locations
East Bank Moped Parking Locations PDF Link
West Bank Moped Parking Locations PDF Link
St. Paul Moped Parking Locations PDF Link

University and State Regulations

Mopeds/motorized bicycles are defined in Minnesota State Statute 169.01, Subd. 4a External Link and usage is addressed in Minnesota State Statute 169.223 External Link.

For more information, view the Minnesota Motorcycle, Motorized Bicycle (Moped) & Electric-Assisted Bicycle Manual PDF Link.

Motorcycle License Plate
Mopeds/motor scooters with plates designated “motorcycle” must adhere to all of the rules for motorcycles External Link.Vehicles must park in a regular parking spot.

 

Helpful Tip:

If the moped areas are full in your area, email parking@umn.edu with the time of day and location. We'll do what we can to arrange more space if the situation persists.

 

 

 

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