City of Sacramento Installs New 'Smart' Parking Meters



Share | |
(Sacramento, CA)
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

The city says new "smart meters" have now been installed around City Hall and Cesar Chavez Plaza. They accept credit cards, quarters, dimes, nickels or combinations of cards and coins.

The city plans to install a total of 4,000 of the new machines downtown, in Midtown and in Old Sacramento in the coming months.

Installation in Old Sacramento starts Wednesday.

The city also plans to include an app in the future that will allow people to get a text when a meter is about to run out, and pay with their cell phone.

The app would also allow people to locate empty parking spots.

Read FAQ sheet about the new parking meters.

 0405 smart meter

Sacramento Stories

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento Rally In Support Of Charlie Hebdo Victims

    Friday, January 09, 2015

    Security forces on Friday killed two al-Qaida-linked brothers who went on a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper in Paris and an accomplice who seized hostages at a kosher supermarket. In Sacramento, people rallied in support of the victims.

  • Theatre Review: Provenance

    Monday, July 07, 2014

    As a change of pace this summer, Sacramento’s B Street Theatre is staging a pastoral fable called “Provenance” – a gently mysterious tale in which characters find ways to overcome their personal troubles and move forward with their lives.

We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter

We Get Support From:

Become a Supporter