• 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: 1,894 (Fees collected upon exit, 9:30 am to 1 am.)
Cost/day: $5.20
Payment: SmarTrip® cards and credit cards
Short-term metered spaces: 57  (Parking available 8:30 am - 2 am, time limit 7 hours)
Additional spaces and costs: 18 spaces metered for 7-hr. max. @ $1.00 per 60 mins. Parking available from 8:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Reserved parking location: East and west sides of Rockville Pike between Montrose Ave. & Tuckerman Ln.
Reserved rate: $65