Parking

  • For daily parking, SmarTrip® cards are the primary form of payment accepted. Additionally, some stations accept credit cards. See individual station parking pages for payment information.
  • Meters at short-term parking spaces accept only quarters and $1 coins.
  • Parking is free at Metro-operated lots on weekends and federal holidays. Most weekends, it's easy to find a space at Metro parking lots.

Branch Ave

All day spaces: 3,072 (Fees collected upon exit, 9:30 am to 1 am.)
Cost/day: $5.20
Payment: SmarTrip® cards and credit cards
Short-term metered spaces: 132  (Parking available 5 am - 2 am, time limit 12 hours)
Additional spaces and costs: 38 short term meters @ $1.00 per 60 mins. 132 long term meters @ $1.00 per 60 mins.
Reserved parking location: 4704 Soper Road, Suitland, MD
Reserved rate: $65