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Pay On-Foot

The state-of-the-art Pay-On-Foot system (POF) features centralized pay stations are in convenient locations within public parking garages.

1. When entering the garage, you will take a ticket which you will keep with you.

2. Before returning to your car, pay for your parking at one of the garages convenient centralized pay stations.

3. When you reach the exit, insert your ticket and go.

Pay By Cell
Did you know you can also pay with your cell phone at over 5,000 parking meters in downtown Bethesda? Participating meters are individually labeled with Pay by Cell instructions.

With Pay by Cell, you don't need to dig under your car seat for quarters, you simply pay with your credit card! You will receive a text message warning when your time is about to expire, with the option of extending the time (within the allowable limit of the meter). You can also stop the parking session and pay only for the time you were at the meter!

Questions? Click here!

Want to Register? Click here!

Once you have registered, you can park by calling!

  1. Park at any meter with a Pay by Phone decal
  2. Call 301-830-7074 with your cell phone
  3. Enter the meter location number (located on the meter decal)
  4. Select the amount of time you wish to park
When you return to your car, you may either allow the session to run until time expires, or you may call the same pay-by-cell to stop your parking session, and pay for time parked only. You will receive voice and text messages confirming the start and stop of your parking session.

Do you have a Smart Phone?

You can now download the MobileNOW! app from your phone's app store (iPhone users can click here, Android users can click here)!
  1. Open the downloaded app
  2. Enter the location and meter number (located on the meter decal)
  3. Select the amount of time you wish to park
  4. Select MobileNOW!
In the Woodmont Triangle Garage (or Garage 40) you may use the QR-code as follows:
  1. Open the application and select Scan QR code
  2. Scan the QR code on the parking meter
  3. Select the amount of time you wish to park
  4. Select MobileNOW!

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