Provide feedback about proposed parking changes and peak rail fares during regional events

Notice of Public Hearing: Parking Program Proposal | Notice of Public Hearing: Peak Rail Fares for Peak Service During Regional Events | Información en Español

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In an effort to recover costs and respond to market trends, Metro is proposing the following changes:

  • Parking changes. Proposal package includes adjustments to parking fees, operating hours and technology. This includes adjusting hours when parking fees are paid to align with Metrorail hours of operation; charging weekday parking fees on Saturdays, Sundays, federal holidays and/or on days with large regional events; new payment options such as mobile apps or online reservation systems; and multi-day parking fees. Read more about these proposals here.
  • Peak rail fares during large-scale regional events. Proposal includes charging peak rail fares on days when peak service and additional operational support are needed to support large-scale regional events, like Independence Day or Inauguration. Read more about this proposal here.
The public comment period for these proposals has closed. Public feedback on both of these proposals will be provided to Metro's Board of Directors as part of the final decision making process. The two proposals will be considered separately and any Board-approved changes would begin in 2019.


Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, disability or family status. If you require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or translation services (free of charge), contact the project team at 202-962-2511 (TTY: 202-962-2033) as soon as possible prior to the public hearing date.