WASHINGTON - Motorists will now be charged for parking near the National Mall. Metered parking was put into place beginning Monday.
The rates will be $2 per hour with a maximum of three hours and will be in effect from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily.
The metered parking will be implemented on:
- Constitution Avenue NW between 15th Street NW and 22nd Street NW
- Independence Avenue SW between 15th Street and Maine Avenue
- Jefferson Drive SW
- Madison Drive NW
- Ohio Drive SW between 23rd Street SW and Inlet Bridge
- Parkway Drive NW
- West Basin Drive SW.
Parking lots that will become metered include those at the Tidal Basin (off of Maine Avenue SW); on Buckeye Drive SW (next to the tennis courts in East Potomac Park); and Lots A, B and C on Ohio Drive SW in East Potomac Park.