A $2 fee for weekend parking at Metro facilities had been implemented a year ago as part of a pilot program, but it is now being scrapped — at least for Saturdays.
Metro is set to extend Saturday parking fees, extra parking fees for people who do not pay with a SmarTrip card just used to ride the system, and parking fee hours changes through the end of the year, with a recommendation that much of the “pilot” program becomes permanent.
If your Memorial Day getaway involves driving to Ocean City, Maryland, you’ll find parking in the town should be less of a hassle than it was in the past.
This is the last weekend with free parking on Saturdays at Metro-owned and operated parking garages. There are also many changes launching next week that affect parking fees and rules for weekday users too. Here’s what you need to know.
Weekend and late-night parking at Metro stations is free now, but that could change as Metro looks for more ways to pull in cash.
Starting this week, prices at three garages — Metropolitan, Bethesda-Elmo and Cordell-St. Elmo — are going up to $1 an hour.
Montgomery County is considering increases to Ride On bus rates, as well as charging more for parking in certain areas.
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