Cell phones can now be used to pay for parking at 5,250 County parking meters in Bethesda. By summer, the program will be expanded to include meters in Silver Spring, Wheaton, Montgomery Hills and North Bethesda – for a total of 11,000 parking meters.
To use pay-by-cell, first-time patrons register for the program once by going online anytime to www.mc.goparknow.comor calling 301-830-7074. Parkers set up an account and indicate which credit card will be used for the parking charges.
The step-by-step instructions, printed on each meter, direct parkers to:
- Use a cell phone to call 301-830-7074.
- Or, send a text message to 32075.
- Follow the phone/text prompts to enter the meter location number (located on the meter decal).
- Select the amount of time desired for parking.
POSTED AT: Monday, April 11, 2011 | 6:00:00 AM