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District Department of Transportation

Parking Services

parking signs in downtown dc

Bicycle Parking

DDOT has a progressive Bicycle Program with some of the most innovative initiatives in the nation, including the first self-service bike parking program and the Bikestation at Union Station.

Commercial Vehicles

Commercial vehicles parking and traveling within the District may be subject to special permitting and restrictions.

Disability Parking

The District has several programs intended to ensure on-street parking is accessible to residents and visitors with disabilities. See the interactive map for red top meters in the Central Business District. 

Micromobility Parking

DDOT is installing bike and scooter corrals across the District to support the growing transit options.


An initiative to manage and regulate the District’s curbside and parking assets.

Parking Meters

DDOT manages approximately 18,000 metered parking spaces across the District. 

Residential Permit Parking

The RPP program limits on-street parking to participating residents living on designated blocks. Parking for everyone else is limited to two hours.

Tour Bus Parking

Directions to several neighborhoods, major attractions, nearest Metrorail stops (METRO) and available parking for motorcoaches in the District.

Visitor Parking Passes

The VPP program is designed to allow guests of District residents to park for more than two hours on RPP zoned blocks.