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What's New
Parking longer than the posted time limit is not allowed and could result in a ticket. If you'd like to park longer than the limit you'll have to move to a new parking space. For longer term parking options try one of the City's convenient Garages or Lots.
What's New

300 BLOCK OF WEST MIFFLIN ADDED TO THE PARK AND WALK PROGRAM

Eight meters on the west end of the 300 block of West Mifflin Street have been added to the Park and Walk Program on a trial basis. These meters have a time limit of 10 hours and cost $1.00 per hour. Payment can be made with US dollar coins, quarters, dimes, or nickels. Customer comments will be received by the Parking Utility and reviewed, along with usage, in determining whether to make this change permanent. More information and a locator map are available here: Park and Walk Program.

NEW SHORT TERM PARKING AVAILABLE IN THE STATE STREET CAPITOL GARAGE

Conveniently located to both State Street and the Capitol Square, there are now 36 new short term metered spaces on the ground level of the State Street Capitol Garage. With time limits ranging from 25 minutes to 2 hours these metered spaces are available at all times, including during special events when the upper levels of the garage are pay-on-entry. Payment by coin, Visa or Mastercard can be made at any multi-space meter, of which there is one in each parking bay.

Introducing Parking Utility’s MOBILENOW! Pay by Cell pilot project for Buckeye Lot

The City of Madison Parking Utility is excited to announce a collaboration with the vendors MobileNOW! and Metric Parking to pilot a Pay by Cell program in the Buckeye Lot

Multi-Space Parking Meters available Downtown:


The City of Madison Parking Utility and Metric Meters have installed multi-space meters in the downtown area. These meters provide the option to use a credit card as well as coins. You may pay for any multi-space controlled parking space at any multi-space metered pay station.

If you have any questions call the Parking Utility office at (608) 266-4761.

Video: How to Use Multi-Space Meters

To view the Multi Space Meters Video, download Adobe FlashPlayer.

ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS IN CITY OF MADISON PARKING FACILITIES:

 

SYSTEM-WIDE PARKING RATE MODIFICATIONS EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2012:

 

Residential Parking Permit system improvements:

 

Real-time Parking Availability:

Current Parking Availability
Contact us
Phone: (608) 266-4761
WI Relay Service
Fax: (608) 267-1158
Email: parking@cityofmadison.com

Location:
215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 100
P.O. Box 2986
Madison, WI 53701-2986
Map (PDF)

Office Hours:
7:30 am - 4:30 pm *
Monday thru Friday

*No Residential Parking Permit sales after 4:15 pm

have you received a citation minutes after paying for parking at a multi-space paystation?

If so, you can contest your ticket online. Be sure to include the following information from your parking receipt in your description: expiration time, amount paid, meter number (6 digit number), space number, and purchase time. Also let us know if you paid with coins or Visa/Mastercard.

Ticket Review Form