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Life in Boise



Walking is a great way to explore Boise, with many pedestrian-friendly areas and scenic routes, including the Boise River Greenbelt, Downtown Boise, and the Boise State University campus.

  • Cost: Free
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Biking is a popular mode of transportation in Boise, with numerous bike lanes and paths available, including routes along the Boise River Greenbelt, Downtown Boise, and various parks around the city.

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Lime Scooters/Bikes

Boise offers bike and scooter sharing services such as Lime, providing a convenient way to travel short distances around Downtown Boise and Boise State University.

  • Cost: $1 to unlock + $0.36 cents/minute
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Bronco Shuttle

The Bronco Shuttle is a free shuttle service provided by Boise State University, offering convenient transportation around the campus and nearby areas, including key campus buildings, student housing, and Downtown Boise.

  • Cost: Free for all students
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Public Transportation

The Boise City Bus system, operated by Valley Regional Transit, offers an extensive network of routes throughout the city and surrounding areas, including Downtown Boise, Boise State University, Meridian, and Nampa.

  • Cost: Free for students with a *bus sticker on your Bronco Card

*Bus stickers can be put onto your Bronco Card at the Information Desk on the 1st floor of the Student Union Building

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Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are widely available in Boise, offering convenient door-to-door transportation anywhere within the city and surrounding areas.

  • Cost: Varies by distance and time of day
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