JHR's parking spot width page

e-mail: john.rickert@rose-hulman.edu

While on sabbatical at Penn State, I noticed that it seemed more difficult to turn into parking spaces than I was used to. So, I decided to see just how wide the parking slots were. What follows is a list of the measurements that I have made since then.

Terre Haute, IN

Rose-Hulman Faculty/Staff lot    8'7"(1999-) (by smokestack)
       old:                      9'6"(1998-99)/ 8'9"(through 1998)
Rose-Hulman Student lot (Moench) 8'10"
Vigo County Library              9'11", 9'3"
Indiana State parking            8'8"

Valparaiso, IN

Valparaiso University parking lot	7'11", 8'1", 8'3"

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Airport - short term parking   8' 1"

State College, PA

Turtle Creek Apartments      7'11"
Orange Lot                   7' 9"
Orange Lot by UG Library     7' 6"
Green Lot B, by Music school 8' 1"
Nittany Mall                 8'11"

Scottsdale, AZ

Radisson Resort    8'7"
Coco's Restaurant  8'5"

Providence, RI

parking garage near Convention Center   7'6.5"


I-84 Exit 9 (PA 739) Sunoco  8'8"

Louisville, KY

Masterson's      8'7"
St. Francis      8'6"

Columbia, MD

Dobbin Center         8'9"
Snowdon Square       8'9.5" (outside Borders)
CVS Bethany Ln & US40 8'6"
Hickory Ridge Mall    7'3" (extra wide between spaces)
Columbia Mall        7'6.5" (extra wide between spaces)

Cambridge, MA

Parking lot outside MIT building E34  8'2"

Boston, MA

Parking lot near Fenway park    8' 0.5"

Ann Arbor, MI

Thompson Street Parking garage  8'10"

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