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College Park, MD (University of Maryland) - Parkmobile Info

Parkmobile is a pay by phone parking solution and certain information varies depending on your location. Note that the information in this article is ONLY for the area of College Park, MD (University of Maryland) where Parkmobile is offered.

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Transaction Fees

Where Will Payment Appear?

Zone Numbers

Phone Number

Payment Methods

Session Management

Citation/Parking Operator Info

 

Transaction Fees (based on Membership Level and Payment Method):

There is no cost to register with us or to download one of our mobile apps. The transaction fees charged when you initiate a parking session are in addition to the regularly charged parking fees for your area. Transaction fees vary based on which level of membership you choose and which payment method you choose to use. View our Memberships article to learn more about the different membership levels. View What is Parkmobile Wallet? to learn more about Parkmobile Wallet and how it works.

The transaction fees for this area are as follows:

Membership Level   Parkmobile Wallet as Primary Payment Method   With Other Payment Methods
Basic   0.30   0.35
Preferred   0.25   0.30
Company   0.25   0.30

How Will Enforcement Officers Know That I've Paid? Will My Payment Show on the Meter?

Parkmobile payments do not integrate with the meters in this area. While your payment will not show on the meter, the officer will use your space number and zone number to view your Parkmobile payment on a handheld device.

Zone Number Information and Range:

Zone numbers are a critical part of your transaction and must be recorded correctly in order for your parking session to be identified correctly by the parking enforcement officers. Zone numbers vary from block to block and the side of the street as well. You MUST identify your Parkmobile zone number from the green Parkmobile sticker on the single space meter for your space (or the multi-space machine for your side of the block).

In College Park, MD (University of Maryland) the zone numbers range from 6101-6120.

Zone Number Lot Name
6101 Paint Branch Pay Lot
6102 Union Lane Garage
6103 Mowatt Lane Garage
6104 Regents Drive Garage
6105 Stadium Drive Garage
6106 Dairy
6107 Lot C3
6109 Chapel
6110 Queen Anne
6112 Benjamin
6112 Cole
6115 ERC Top
6116 SPH
6119 Lot 4H
6120 Lot 4M

Area Specific Parkmobile Phone Number:

The Parkmobile toll-free phone number to reach the automated system to register and/or start or extend your parking sessions is: 877-727-5758 (877 PARK 758). If you are parking in College Park, MD (University of Maryland) and call any other Parkmobile phone number you will be at risk parking in a zone in the wrong geographical area and the parking officers in your area wouldn't see your parking payment in that case.

Payment Methods Accepted:

The payment methods accepted in your area are:  PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, and Parkmobile Wallet

Can transactions in zones in this area be stopped? Extended? Why or why not?

You can not stop a session once started. You must select the amount of time you want in advance and pay for that time with your credit card. If you chose more time than you needed, you will not be able to stop the session or get a refund.

You are able to extend your parking time, if you see that you need more than the amount you initially paid for, as long as you haven't already chosen the meter maximum. Example: if the meter maximum is 2 hours, and you chose 1 hour, you can then extend your session before it expires for an additional hour. Note that extensions are separate transactions, and therefore each extension carries a transaction fee as well.

What do I do if I get a parking citation in this area?

Parkmobile does not own, operate, manage or enforce the parking areas. We don’t issue tickets and we can’t remove them for you. We can provide you with the contact information for your parking authority, if you don’t have it, so you can contact them to begin your dispute. You can use your parking receipt from your Personal Pages to include with your dispute.

To dispute a citation, follow the instructions on the ticket, or go to http://www.transportation.umd.edu for more information. You can log on to your Personal Pages online at www.parkmobile.com to obtain a receipt for your parking session.

All other adjudication information and/or answers to your questions can be obtained by calling 301-314-7275.

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