If you have to use a garage in downtown D.C., it might not come as a surprise to learn the District is one of the most expensive cities to park in, but a recent survey shows it could be a lot worse.
WASHINGTON — Off-street parking in downtown D.C. ranks in the top 10 for hourly and monthly costs, but D.C. parking is a bargain compared to New York.
Parkopedia, a parking app, and Parking Property Advisors, a parking consulting firm, rounded up median rates for hourly, daily and monthly parking in the 40 largest U.S. cities, using data from 650 garages representing more than 300,000 parking spaces.
Most expensive cities for hourly parking
New York City, at $27;
Most expensive cities for monthly parking
New York City, at $616;
San Francisco, $323;
The city with the cheapest average for hourly and monthly parking downtown parking is St. Louis, at just $2 an hour and $85 a month.
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