• For daily parking, SmarTrip® cards are the primary form of payment accepted. Additionally, some stations accept credit cards. See individual station parking pages for payment information.
  • Meters at short-term parking spaces accept only quarters and $1 coins.
  • Parking is free at Metro-operated lots on weekends and federal holidays. Most weekends, it's easy to find a space at Metro parking lots.


All day spaces: 808 (Fees charged when exiting, Monday - Thursday 9:30 am - 1 am and Friday 9:30 am - Saturday 4 am.)
Cost/day: $4.60
Payment: SmarTrip® cards and credit cards
Short-term metered spaces: 15  (Parking available 5 am - 2 am, time limit 12 hours)
Additional spaces and costs: 325 spaces metered for 12-hr. max. @ $1.00 per 60 mins.
Reserved parking location: Shannon Place between ML King Ave. & Firth Sterling Ave. SE
Reserved rate: $45

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