Parking

  • 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 Sundays and federal holidays, except during special events. Most weekends, it's easy to find a space at Metro parking lots.
  • Fares are collected upon exit during the following hours:
    Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
    Friday 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Takoma

All day spaces: None
Cost/day: N/A
Short-term metered spaces: 58  (Parking available in section B 8:30 am - 3:30 pm and 7 pm - 2 am, in section D 10 am - 2 pm)
Additional spaces and costs: 58 Kiss & Ride parking spaces available between 8:30 am - 3:30 pm and 7 pm - 2 am. Additional spaces and costs: 88 spaces (Section D) available from 10 am - 2 am @ $1.00 per 60 mins.