Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

Rapid City Mayor Presents Parking Options for Proposed Arena Black Hills Knowledge Network photo
May 15, 2018

Rapid City Mayor Presents Parking Options for Proposed Arena

While Rapid City residents take time to consider a new arena, Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender tackled a key concern of many: parking options for the new arena. According to KOTA News, current parking for the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center along with a proposed lot north of the arena will total 1,260 parking spaces. However, 300 spaces may be lost with the addition of a new arena, bringing the total down to 960.

Some residents have expressed interest in the addition of a parking ramp, but the addition would cost approximately $30 million. Alternative options to a new parking ramp include a shuttle service for patrons to the arena or simply walking several blocks from other city-owned parking lots.

To read more about the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, visit the Black Hills Knowledge Network’s issue hub page.

Related items

  • Deadwood Upper Main Street Arch Project Moves Forward

    The Deadwood City Commission approved a $102,500 bid from MAC Construction, based in Rapid City, for the Upper Main Street Archway project. According to the…
  • Rapid City Water Rate Set To Increase

    Rapid City’s Legal and Finance Committee recently approved a second reading of an ordinance that would increase residents’ water rates and fees, reports KOTA Territory…
  • Girls Inc. In The Running For $25K Grant

    Rapid City Youth and Family Services’ chapter of Girls Inc. is in the running for a $25,000 grant from the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program,…

Get Involved!

  • Need more information? Rapid City Public Library associates are standing by to answer your questions! Ask away in the box below during business hours for live feedback.

    For more on this feature, click here.

  • bhkn donate

    Enjoy our work? Donate today to ensure that community members will have access to our wealth of news, history, and data for years to come.

  • 211 logoDid this post inspire you to get involved? Visit our partner 211's Volunteer Database to find volunteer opportunities in your community.

525 University Loop, Suite 202
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 716-0058   [email protected]