Boston’s Performance-Based Meter Pricing Pilot Results

The City’s year-long parking pilot has found increased meter pricing to be the most effective strategy to reducing congestion, improving parking availability, and increasing roadway safety. The pilot, which began back in April 2017 as one of the Go Boston 2030 action items, tested two parking approaches in the Back Bay and Seaport: 1) Increased Meter Pricing  Read More…


New Multi-Space Parking Meters Go Live on Atlantic Avenue Along Cycle Track

Motor vehicle visiting parkers have had a free ride (literally) during the cycle track project as the meters along Atlantic Avenue were displaced. A new multi-space pay system has been installed and the City is ready to make it operational. Starting Friday, November 15, 2017: – 2 hour parking limit, 8am-8pm (ex Sun), and meters Read More…

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North End Neighborhood Visitor and Metered Parking Map

Last month, I posted a new interactive North End parking map highlighting parking lots and garages in the nearby area. Below is an additional resource – an interactive map of metered and visitor parking spots in the North End / Waterfront area. Click on the parking icons to find details about each marked location. Boston parking Read More…

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North End Parking for Lovers – And It’s Free!

Love is all about free parking, right? Mayor Menino is sharing the love with complementary parking at all city meters on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2013. Here in the North End, there is also a special exception for parking lovers as shown in this photo courtesy of longtime resident Thomas F. Schiavoni.