Parking Improvement Projects

Platform Project Stations West Falls Church

Parking garage at West Falls Church Metro Station

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Metro serves more than 46,000* daily parking customers who park in Park & Ride surface parking lots and parking garages before riding Metrorail or Metrobus to their destination. Metro owns and operates parking facilities at 51 Metro stations throughout the region and has 27 parking garages and 82 surface parking lots which include high-occupancy vehicle lots and Kiss & Ride lots. As part of Metro’s commitment to provide safe, affordable and reliable transportation, Metro has dedicated funding from its capital improvement program to update aging parking facilities in the region. 

In fact, Metro’s capital improvement program has allocated more funding than before to proactively address needed parking improvement projects across the region, which ensure that Metro’s parking facilities are in a state of good repair, provide a safe and reliable experience for Metro customers and continue to meet customers' expectations. Metro’s parking improvement projects include resurfacing and restriping of surface parking lots, a variety of improvements to parking garages and the parking preventive maintenance program. 

*2019 parking usage

Surface Parking Lot Improvement Projects

From 2021 to 2022, Metro improved four surface parking lots—including full-depth pavement repair, pothole repairs, repaving lots, restriping parking spaces and repairing sidewalks and stairwells—to ensure facilities are functional and safe for customers. 

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Surface parking lot improvement at Greenbelt Metro Station

Parking Garage Rehabilitation Projects

From 2021 through 2025, Metro plans to rehabilitate five parking garages —including major concrete repair work, lighting enhancements, and electrical repairs—to support Metro’s vision to be the region’s transportation leader in safety, reliability and affordability.

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Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station parking garage

Parking Preventive Maintenance Program

Metro is pleased to announce its new Parking Preventive Maintenance Program which enables the transit authority to proactively address deteriorating parking facilities more quickly and easily than before.

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Park & Ride entrance at Greenbelt Metro Station