NEW YORK CITY - Beginning Monday, hourly parking meter rates will increase throughout New York City by 20%.
Increases will take effect on a rolling basis.
Rates will increase the most in high-demand Manhattan neighborhoods and after the first hour of parking.
The NYC DOT aims to ease congestion and make it easier for drivers to find parking spots through demand-based pricing.
Metered regulations are not in effect on Sundays nor major legal holidays.
Rates increase beginning Monday.
- Parking meters for passenger cars in areas south of 96th St. will go up $1 and cost an additional $1.50 for each subsequent hour
- North of 96th St., meter fees will rise by varying amounts
Midtown & Downtown:
- First hour: $5.50 (up 22% from $4.50)
- Second hour: $9 (up 20% from $7.50)
- Total for two hours: $14.50 (up 21% from $12)
Rates increase starting October 27.
- First hour: $2.50 (up 25% from $2)
- Each subsequent hour: $5 (up 25% from $4)
- Total for two hours: $7.50 (up 25% from $6)
Brooklyn parking rates will increase starting November 9 at the same rate as Queens, followed by the Bronx on November 22.
How to pay the meter in NYC:
- Use ParkNYC app for seamless and quick transactions from your phone
- Pay at on-street parking meters which accept credit cards, coins, and the NYC Parking Card
The revenue generated from the new parking meter rates will contribute to the city's general fund. For a comprehensive map of the new rates click here.