A new parking system has arrived
The Albany Parking Authority is excited to announce the launch of new meters and the ParkAlbany App, allowing users to pay for parking on the go with their smartphone.
Introducing the ParkAlbany app
Park. Pay. Be on your way. Download today at parkalbany.com/app.
Free Parking for Palace Theatre Events
Did you know that there is free parking for patrons of most Palace events in the Quackenbush Garage?
Brought to you by Albany Parking Authority and the Downtown Albany BID

Upcoming Events

Jul 23, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Times Union Center
Free on exit at Green-Hudson Garage: 5PM To Midnight
Jul 26, 2018 @ 5:00pm
Albany Corning Preserve
$5.00 on exit at Riverfront Garage: 5PM To Midnight
Jul 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm
Palace Theatre
Free on exit at Quackenbush Garage: 5PM To Midnight
Jul 30, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Times Union Center
Free on exit at Green-Hudson Garage: 5PM To Midnight

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Feasibility Study

October 30th, 2017 in News

DESMAN has been retained by the Albany Parking Authority (APA) to complete a Feasibility Study for the “Construction of Additional Parking Facilities.” The feasibility study primarily focuses on parking in downtown Albany. APA... Read more

Albany Cash for Coats Drive

October 25th, 2017 in Announcements

ALBANY’S CASH FOR COATS DRIVE Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the program partners present a community-based initiative dedicated to collecting funds to purchase new winter clothing items for students in need within the... Read more

New Parking Meters & Parking App Lau…

June 26th, 2017 in Announcements

Albany Parking Authority to Launch New Parking Meters and Mobile Parking App, which is available for download now New technology to start in test area on State Street week of June... Read more

Free Parking After 5

April 26th, 2017 in News

The Albany Parking Authority has teamed up with the Downtown Albany BID to offer free street parking starting at 5 p.m. on weeknights and garage parking all weekend at the... Read more

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Citywide Expansion of Pay by Phone / Pay by Plate 

Be on the lookout for the first phase of the citywide Pay by Phone/Pay by Plate expansion. These will allow drivers to pay by phone with an app, or pay by entering the license plate - no more walking back to display the receipt.

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Read more about parking meters and the citywide expansion of Pay by Phone/Pay by Plate

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Parking Lots

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