New parking rates in Silver Spring coming next month

Drivers in Silver Spring, Maryland, beware: There are a slew of parking rate changes coming, and they start next month.

Montgomery County-run garages, as well as parking lots and street meters in downtown Silver Spring, will see a hike in parking rates go into effect Monday, Nov. 2,  the county announced Tuesday. The new rates will be rolled out in phases.

The new parking rates will be:

  • On-street parking: $2 per hour
  • Surface lot parking: $1.25 per hour
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Wayne and Town Square Garages 58, 60 and 61: $1.25 per hour
  • All other garages: $1 per hour


  • $195.00 monthly access at Garages 60 and 61
  • $132 per month at long-term meter with a Parking Convenience Sticker monthly permit
  • $12 per day with a daily parking permit

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Editor and reporter for He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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