You can pay a parking ticket online, with the PayTix app, by phone, by mail, or in person. We've provided details about how to pay your parking ticket below. We also have information available about how to dispute your parking ticket.

Pay Online

You must have:

  • either the parking ticket violation number or your MA license plate number
  • an American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa credit or debit card

A 2.75% service fee with a minimum fee of $1.95 will be applied to each transaction.

Pay a parking ticket online

Pay by Phone

You must have:
  • either the parking ticket violation number or your MA license plate number
  • an American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa credit or debit card

Call 617-491-7277 to pay by phone.

A 2.75% service fee with a minimum fee of $1.95 will be applied to each transaction.

Pay with the PayTix app

You must:

  • download the app on your Apple or Android device
  • select Cambridge, MA as your preferred city
  • enter the parking ticket violation number
  • pay with American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa credit or debit card

A 2.75% service fee with a minimum fee of $1.95 will be applied to each transaction. If you have questions or run into any issues with the app, contact PayTix technical support at paytixsupport@conduent.com.

Download the PayTix app

Pay by Mail

  • Do not mail cash. 
  • Write a check or money order, made payable to the City of Cambridge.
  • Include your license plate number, with the state, and/or your ticket number on the check or money order.
  • If you still have the ticket, include it with your check or money order.
  • You can use the envelope that was provided with the ticket or use your own envelope and address it to:

Traffic, Parking, + Transportation Department
P.O. Box 399113
Cambridge, MA 02139

Pay in Person

You may pay by cash, check, money order, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa. Checks and money orders must be made payable to the City of Cambridge.

We're open Monday from 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Tuesday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00.p.m., and Friday 8:30 a.m. - noon.

Our address is:

Traffic, Parking, + Transportation
344 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139

Dispute a Parking Ticket

If you feel that a ticket was issued in error, you may file a dispute. Tickets must be paid or disputed within 21 days to avoid late penalties. All disputes must be submitted online or in writing.

Learn how to dispute a ticket

Page was last modified on 7/17/2019 3:01 PM
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