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Parking Rate Increase


Bethesda Parking Rate Increase effective on or about July 5

Garages 40, 49, and 57: $1.00 per hour

Frequently Asked Questions


The Division of Parking Management routinely collects garage utilization data through manual counts and integrated car counting systems. Garage 40, 49 and 57 have been identified as “high demand” garages. Long-term parking spaces at these “high demand” garages average 97% occupied during peak periods. Garages 11, 31, 36, and 42 have been identified as "underutilized garages." Long-term parking spaces at these "underutilized" garages average 54% occupied during peak periods. All "high demand" parking garages are located less than 750 feet of a public parking garage that is classified as "underutilized".

High Demand Garages

Month/Year Garage 40 Garage 49 Garage 57
Oct 2015 100% 97% 98%
Nov 2015 99% 95% 96%
Dec 2015 100% 89% 100%
Jan 2016 100% 100% 95%
Feb 2016 100% 100% 97%
March 2016 100% 90% 97%
Average 100% 95% 97%

Underutilized Garages

Month/Year Garage 11 Garage 31 Garage 36 Garage 42
Oct 2015 68% 38% 63% 48%
Nov 2015 67% 41% 61% 48%
Dec 2015 60% 46% 52% 48%
Jan 2016 64% 40% 65% 48%
Feb 2016 65% 39% 63% 55%
March 2016 60% 37% 61% 57%
Average 64% 40% 61% 51%
Parking Management · Montgomery County Department of Transportation · 240-777-8740 · Fax: 240-777-8720 · 100 Edison Park Dr · 4th Floor · Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878 · mcdot.parking@montgomerycountymd.gov
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