The most parking will cost you on the street is $2 and hour which is in the so called “premium demand zones”. Outside those zones, the cost is 75 cents an hour. That said, Washington D.C is one of the toughest places to find parking in the country. There are other options including DC parking garages and lots. The hours of enforcement have been extended to 10pm.
Is street parking FREE in Washington DC on Sundays?
Yes, this is true You can park on the street for free ALL DAY. The signs on the street can be confusing so if you are unsure, the DDOT offers a number you can use to call for assistance and clarification. DDOT Line: 202-671-2700.
Washington DC Street Parking Links
DDOT (District Department of Transportation) – This is a great resource and list of all the DDOT parking programs. Not just cars, but for bicycles too, (among many other resources, pay by phone, parking meters, etc.).
District Street Parking Enforcement Updates – This details the rate increase to a maximum of $2 and hour (that’s only if you don’t get a parking ticket) along with extended enforcement hours for metered zones. Previously, parking wasn’t enforced on Saturdays or on nights Monday through Friday.
About.com DC Parking – This is About’s list os helpful links and guide including maps of Washington DC parking information.
Street Parking Nearby the Verizon Center
Our sister site VerizonCenterParking.com has a full post on all the info you need to know to lock down cheap or free street parking near the Verizon Center. Read the full post here > Verizon Center Street Parking