How does the Parking Availability feature work?

What is the Parking Availability feature?

The Parking Availability feature gives you the ability to see exactly where open parking spots are around you. Now you can drive directly to the areas where there’s plenty of available parking! Check out the video above to see exactly how it works.

How do I get the Parking Availability feature?

Parking Availability is a feature reserved for ParkMobile Pro members. You are able to sign up for a ParkMobile Pro membership in the iOS or Android app. For more information about ParkMobile Pro, click here.

Select cities have enabled real-time sensor or zone-level predictive parking availability for all users. You can turn on the map layer to check availability in your area.

How do I turn on/off Parking Availability in the app?

Tap the layers button in the bottom right of the map screen.

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Check the box for “Availability” to turn the parking availability feature on or off.

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How does Parking Availability work?

ParkMobile Pro Predictive Street Availability

In the map view on the app, you will see streets marked with green, yellow, red, and gray colors. Here are what each of the colors mean:

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  • Gray:  No parking is available
  • Red: All spots are likely full
  • Orange:  There are likely a few spots available
  • Green: There are many spots available

Real-Time Space Availability (Select Cities)

Select cities have opted to provide real-time parking availability for all app users in their area. In these areas, you will see individual spaces marked with a green or gray circle. Green circles indicate an available spot and gray circles indicate an unavailable spot.

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Zone-Level Predictive Availability (ParkColumbus App Only)

The City of Columbus has opted to provide predictive availability for all users in the ParkColumbus app. When viewing the map, you will red, orange, and green color-coded location markers that follow the existing rubric. Black location markers do not have availability data but are still available to start a parking session.

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What cities is the Parking Availability feature available in?

You can use the Parking Availability feature in the following cities:

City 

State

Akron 

 OH 

Albuquerque 

 NM 

Alexandria 

 VA 

Anaheim 

 CA 

Anchorage 

 AK 

Ann Arbor 

 MI 

Arlington 

 TX 

Arlington 

 VA 

Asheville 

 NC 

Atlanta 

 GA 

Atlantic City 

 NJ 

Austin 

 TX 

Baltimore 

 MD 

Baton Rouge 

 LA 

Bellevue 

 WA 

Berkeley 

 CA 

Bethesda 

 MD 

Beverly Hills 

 CA 

Birmingham 

 AL 

Boise 

 ID 

Boston 

 MA 

Boulder 

 CO 

Bowling Green 

 OH 

Burbank 

 CA 

Cambridge 

 MA 

Charleston 

 SC 

Charlotte 

 NC 

Chattanooga 

 TN 

Chicago 

 IL 

Cincinnati 

 OH 

Cleveland 

 OH 

Colorado Springs 

 CO 

Columbia 

 SC 

Columbus 

 OH 

Dallas 

 TX 

Dayton 

 OH 

Dearborn 

 MI 

Denver 

 CO 

Des Moines 

 IA 

Detroit 

 MI 

Durham 

 NC 

El Paso 

 TX 

Fort Lauderdale 

 FL 

Fort Wayne 

 IN 

Fort Worth 

 TX 

Franklin 

 TN 

Galveston 

 TX 

Grand Forks 

 ND 

Grand Rapids 

 MI 

Greensboro 

 NC 

Greenville 

 SC 

Hartford 

 CT 

Hollywood 

 CA 

Hollywood 

 FL 

Honolulu 

 HI 

Houston 

 TX 

Indianapolis 

 IN 

Jacksonville 

 FL 

Jersey City 

 NJ 

Kansas City 

 MO 

Knoxville 

 TN 

Lansing 

 MI 

Las Vegas 

 NV 

Lexington 

 KY 

Lincoln 

 NE 

Long Beach 

 CA 

Los Angeles 

 CA 

Louisville 

 KY 

Manchester 

 NH 

Memphis 

 TN 

Miami 

 FL 

Miami Beach 

 FL 

Milwaukee 

 WI 

Minneapolis 

 MN 

Montgomery 

 AL 

Mountain View 

 CA 

Nashville 

 TN 

New Haven 

 CT 

New Orleans 

 LA 

New York 

 NY 

Newark 

 NY 

Newport Beach 

 CA 

Norfolk 

 VA 

Oakland 

 CA 

Oceanside 

 CA 

Oklahoma City 

 OK 

Omaha 

 NE 

Orlando 

 FL 

Palo Alto 

 CA 

Philadelphia 

 PA 

Phoenix 

 AZ 

Pittsburgh 

 PA 

Plano 

 TX 

Portland 

 OR 

Providence 

 RI 

Raleigh 

 NC 

Redmond 

 WA 

Richmond 

 VA 

Rockville 

 MD 

Sacramento 

 CA 

Saint Paul 

 MN 

Saint Petersburg 

 FL 

San Antonio 

 TX 

San Diego 

 CA 

San Francisco 

 CA 

San Jose 

 CA 

San Mateo 

 CA 

Santa Cruz 

 CA 

Santa Monica 

 CA 

Savannah 

 GA 

Seattle 

 WA 

South Bend 

 IN 

Spokane 

 WA 

Tallahassee 

 FL 

Torrance 

 CA 

Tucson 

 AZ 

Virginia Beach 

 VA 

Walnut Creek 

 CA 

Washington, D.C. 

 DC

 

 

 

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