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

Jun 26, 2019 @ 7:30pm
Palace Theatre
Free on exit at Quackenbush Garage: 5:30 PM to Midnight
Jun 27, 2019 @ 5:00pm
Corning Preserve - Jennings Landing
$5.00 on entry at Riverfront Garage: 4pm To Midnight
Jun 27, 2019 @ 5:00pm
Corning Preserve - Jennings Landing
$5.00 on exit at Quackenbush Garage: 4pm To Midnight
Jun 28, 2019 @ 7:30pm
Times Union Center
$10.00 on exit at Green-Hudson Garage: 4pm To Midnight

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Albany Parking Authority's Bond Rating R…

February 12th, 2019 in Announcements

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 12, 2019 Media Contact: Andrew Mangini (518) 326-6400 or (518) 598-6324   Albany Parking Authority’s Bond Rating Raised to A- Stable Outlook according to S&P Global ALBANY, NY – The Albany... Read more

Be Remarkable Clothing Drive Campaign

February 5th, 2019 in Announcements

The Albany Parking Authority is partnering with Remarkable Liquids in their “Be Remarkable” clothing drive campaign.  Donation boxes, for gently used clothing, will be placed outside the offices at each... Read more

Albany Parking Authority Expands Mobile …

July 26th, 2018 in Announcements

Albany Parking Authority announces the expansion of the mobile payment app, now available citywide. Last year, we introduced our test program with pay-by-phone and pay-by-plate technology. After a successful test phase... 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

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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