In addition to Worcester's municipal garages, municipal parking lots are available throughout the city. These parking lots are conveniently located within a short walking distance of many notable downtown destinations.
At locations with pay stations, simply enter your license plate number, select the desired duration and pay the amount indicated. It is not necessary to place your receipt on the dashboard of your vehicle.
ParkBoston app users should transition to Passport Parking app by August 15, 2022.
Parkers who have previously used the ParkBoston app to pay for parking in Worcester should install the Passport Parking app on their mobile device. The ParkBoston app will no longer accept payment for parking in Worcester after August 15, 2022. Existing user account information in ParkBoston will transfer into the new Passport Parking app when it is installed.
Visit parkworcesternow.com/ways-to-park/mobile-pay for more information on using the Passport Parking app in Worcester.
Hours of Operation:
7 Days a Week 5 a.m. - 3 a.m. (Holidays are Free)
Flat rate ranges from $0 - $15 depending on lot location.
Cash/Coin, MasterCard, Visa or Pay-By-Phone.
Library patrons are offered a reduced rate at the McGrath Lot. When you arrive at the parking lot, pull a ticket as you enter and bring your ticket with you into the Library. Ticket validation is available at the Worcester Public Library Welcome Desk, with a rate of $1 per hour for library patrons. Pay at the pay station, then scan your card as you exit the parking lot and the gate will open.
You can also park and pay by phone using the new Passport Parking App when visiting downtown Worcester. Pay (a small flat service fee may apply), track, extend and manage your parking session all from your phone. Look for the unique zone number on Pay to Park or Parking App signs and decals nearby.
Download the Passport Parking App in the Apple Store or Google Play.
Monthly parking is also available for certain municipal parking lots. Parking costs $63-$65 per month.
Monthly passes may be available on a first-come, first-served basis. For information and availability, contact Customer Service at 508-929-1300.
Department of Public Works
20 East Worcester Street
Worcester, MA 01604
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.