City of Boulder pricing changes parking map effective April 3, 2023
Performance-based pricing sets different parking rates for on-street blocks depending on demand for that block and offers uniformly lower off-street parking pricing. Performance-based pricing does not apply to accessible parking spaces, and the rate for those spots remains $1.50 per hour. Pay parking on streets in the downtown area is in effect Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Parking in one of the City of Boulder's garages continues to be an economical and time-saving option with the hourly parking rate remaining at $1.25 per hour, with a daily flat rate of $15 for stays longer than six hours. The $3 flat rate for vehicles entering and exiting between 3 p.m. and 3 a.m. on weekdays continues. This evening rate provides downtown swing shift workers with a more affordable parking option. Additionally, free parking on weekends and city holidays continues in the city’s parking garages.
“Boulder is a recognized national leader in providing a variety of options for access, parking, and transportation, said Cris Jones, interim director of the city’s Community Vitality Department. “Performance-based pricing of on-street parking is just one of many strategies the city is working to implement to support the community’s social, economic, and environmental goals.”
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