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Municipal Garages & Parking Lots

Union Station Garage

Municipal parking facilities are conveniently located within a short walking distance of notable downtown destinations such as the Canal District, DCU Center, Hanover Theatre, Mechanics Hall, Palladium, Worcester Public Library, Union Station and Worcester District Court to name a few.

Public Notice: Due to the ongoing construction and redevelopment project in the Canal District, parking in the area may be affected and may be subject to change. Please visit the Canal District Construction Website for up-to-date information and notices.

Garage Locations

The City of Worcester has five municipal parking garages.

Hours of Operation: Varies

Payment Options:

  • Cash, MasterCard and Visa - all Garages
  • American Express - Federal Plaza & Pearl-Elm
  • Discover - Major Taylor & Union Station

Please pay for parking at the lobby before exiting. Lost tickets are a $20 charge.

For questions about City parking garages, including monthly pass availability, call 508-799-1535.

Off-Street Parking Lot Locations

The City of Worcester has eight municipal off-street parking lots.

Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 5 a.m. - 3 a.m.

Payment Options: Cash/Coin, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

Monthly passes may be available on a first-come, first-served basis. For information and availability, contact Customer Service at 508-929-1300.

  • Amtrak/MBTA Lot
    124 Spaces
    25 Shrewsbury St.
    Pay Station, Pay-By-Plate, $4.00 per day
    No Monthly
  • Expressway Area C Lot
    66 Spaces
    39 Grafton St.
    Pay Station, Pay-By-Plate, $4.00 per day
    No Monthly
  • Green Street Lot
    27, 1 Zip Car Space
    96 Green St.
    Pay Station, Pay-By-Plate, $1.00 per hour
    No Monthly
  • Highland Street Lot
    93, 2 Zip Car Spaces
    40 Highland St.
    Meters, $1.00 per hour
  • McGrath Lot (Library)
    282 Spaces
    40 Salem St.
    Pay Station, $1.00 per hour
    No Monthly
  • Millbury Street Lot
    47 Spaces
    51 Millbury St.
    Pay Station, Pay-By-Plate, $1.00 per hour
  • Water Street Lot
    34 Spaces
    85 Water St.
    Pay Station, Pay-By-Plate, $1.00 per hour
    No Monthly

Map of Municipal Garages & Parking Lots

Parking Meters

Close-Up of Parking Meter Showing Credit Card Slot and Coin Slot

The City of Worcester has approximately 1,200 parking meters throughout the City. There are some coin-only meters, but many accept coins and credit cards. Time limits and pricing vary depending on location. To report a defective parking meter or pay station, please contact Customer Service at 508-929-1300.

Pay Stations

Close-Up of Main Screen on a Pay Station at the McGrath/Library Lot

The City of Worcester has implemented central pay stations at municipal garages and some off-street parking lots. At surface lot locations with pay stations, simply enter the license plate number, select the desired amount of time and pay the amount indicated. It is not necessary to place your receipt on the dashboard of your vehicle.

Contact Information

Customer Service
76 East Worcester Street
Worcester, MA 01604

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Phone: 508-929-1300
Fax: 508-799-1448
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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