City Parking Garages

The City of Cambridge runs two municipal garages and nine off-street parking lots.

First Street Garage

Located in East Cambridge near the Cambridgeside Galleria (see the Cambridge Garage Map).

First Street Artwork

Open 7 days a week
Entrance on Spring Street near First Street
Cash Only. Credit Cards are not accepted.
Height Clearance: 7 feet 3 inches

Day Rate

1 Hour or Less:

$2.00

Over 1 Hour: $2.00 per hour or fraction thereof.
Over 9 to 24 Hours: $20.00

Weekday Night and Weekend Rate

Enter after 5:00pm, exit by 6:00am; all-day Saturday and Sunday

1 Hour or Less: $2.00
Over 1 Hour: $2.00 each hour or fraction thereof.
Over 2 to 24 Hours: $5.00

If you lose your garage ticket, you will be charged the maximum daily rate. Proof of vehicle ownership will be required.

Reduced Fee Monthly Parking for Cambridge Residents

Cambridge residents may park at the First Street Parking Garage for a fee of $100 per month May through November and $50 per month December through April. To pay this reduced fee (as compared to $200 regular monthly fee for 7 day garage access) you must have a current Resident Parking Permit. There is also a onetime $10 fee for the electronic access card to be used when entering and exiting the garage. 

To participate in this program, please read the terms and conditions and fill out an application form.

Monthly parking is currently only available to Cambridge residents. If you are not a Cambridge resident and would like to be added to the waiting list for monthly parking, please call the garage offices at (617) 349-4753.

Please contact Andrew Bock at (617) 349-4733 with any questions.

Green Street Garage

Located in Central Square at the corner of Pearl Street and Green Street (see Cambridge Garage Map).

Green Street Artwork

Open 24/7
Entrance at 260 Green Street
Cash Only. Credit Cards are not accepted.
Height Clearance: 6 feet 8 inches

Day Rate

1 Hour or Less: $2.00
Over 1 Hour: $2.00 per hour or fraction thereof.
Over 9 to 12 Hours: $20.00
Over 12 to 24 Hours: $22.00

Weekday Night Rate

Enter after 6:00pm, exit by 7:00am

1 Hour or Less: $2.00
Over 1 Hour: $2.00 per hour or fraction thereof.
Over 4 Hours: $9.00

Weekend Rate (Daily maximum is unchanged)

Begins 7:00am Saturday and ends 7:00am Monday

1 Hour or Less: $2.00
Over 1 Hour: $2.00 per hour or fraction thereof.
Over 6 to 24 Hours: $13.00

If you lose your garage ticket, you will be charged the maximum daily rate. Proof of vehicle ownership will be required.

Monthly parking passes are not available for the Green Street Garage.