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To Purchase a Basic Monthly Pass or Monthly Parking Permit online,

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Stations

RT charges a parking fee at the following light rail station park-pay-and-ride lots:

  • Watt/I-80 (243 spaces)
     
  • Watt/I-80 West (248 spaces)
     
  • Roseville Road (1,087 spaces)
     
  • Meadowview (690 spaces)
     
  • Florin (1,076 spaces)
     
  • Power Inn (299 spaces)

How to Pay

Daily Parking Fee: $1

Parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You may pay each day either by cash (exact change is required), credit or debit card. You may also pay by mobile phone by calling 1-888-450-PARK (7275), enter location code 4746, then follow the prompts (there is a 35˘ service charge to pay by phone). 

RT has made paying to park as easy as 1-2-3…

1.  Park your car and make note of your parking stall number 

2.  Pay at the parking payment kiosk located near the station platform
    (you will be prompted to enter your parking stall number) or by mobile phone
 

3.  Ride light rail to your destination 

Monthly Parking Pass: $15

RT offers several options to purchase your monthly parking pass for the Watt/I-80,
Watt/I-80 West, Roseville Road, Meadowview, Florin and Power Inn park-pay-and-ride lots:

Online:  To purchase your monthly parking pass online, visit www.sacrt.com and click on the Park-Pay-and-Ride link. Monthly parking passes are available for purchase beginning the first day of the previous month. Orders usually ship first-class mail within one or two business days (there is a $1.44 shipping and handling charge for online purchases).

Phone:  To purchase your monthly parking pass by phone, call 916-321-2849. Monthly parking passes are available for purchase beginning the first day of the previous month. Orders usually ship first-class mail the next business day.

RT Customer Service and Sales Center: Monthly parking passes are available for purchase at the Customer Service and Sales Center located at 1225 R Street (adjacent to the 13th Street light rail station) beginning on the 16th of the previous month.

Sales Outlets: 

Bel Air Markets Raley's/Bel Air Markets
1039 Sunrise Ave. (Roseville)
7901 Walegra Rd. (Antelope)
1301 Florin Rd. (South Sacramento)

8787 Elk Grove Blvd. (South Sacramento)
7465 Rush River Dr. (South Sacramento)
4005 Manzanita Ave. (Carmichael)
8391 Folsom Blvd. (East Sacramento)
4900 Elk Grove Blvd. (Elk Grove)

8425 Elk Grove-Florin Rd. (Elk Grove)
5100 Laguna Blvd. (Elk Grove)
City of Citrus Heights
6237 Fountain Square Dr.
City of Elk Grove
8401 Laguna Palms Wy.

Outlets begin selling monthly parking passes on the 25th of the previous month.

Monthly parking pass holders can park in any numbered parking space and do not need to use the parking payment kiosk located on the station platform. Customers can just park and ride, as long as the monthly parking pass is properly displayed on the driver’s side dash or hung from the rearview mirror.
 


Frequently Asked Questions

Stations

Q: Which RT park-and-ride lots will I have to pay to park?

A: Effective, October 1, 2010, Regional Transit imposed a $1 per day parking fee at the following light rail park-and-ride stations: 

  • Meadowview
  • Florin
  • Power Inn

Effective, January 1, 2010, Regional Transit imposed a $1 per day parking fee at the following light rail park-and-ride stations: 

  • Watt/I-80
  • Watt/I-80 West
  • Roseville Road

This program will be extended to include other light rail station park-and-ride lots in the future.


How to Pay                                                               

Q: How do I pay to park?

A: Parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Park your car in a numbered parking space. Remember to take note of your parking stall number. Proceed to the parking payment kiosk located at the boarding platform. Enter your parking stall number and follow the prompts to pay for your daily parking. The cost is $1 per day.

You can pay for your parking either by cash, credit card or debit card. Exact change is required if you are paying by cash (the parking payment kiosks do not give change). You do not need to return to your car after you have paid. You may also pay by mobile phone.


Q: Should I pay the daily parking fee or should I purchase a monthly parking pass?

A: Purchasing a monthly parking pass is cost effective and it's convenient if you ride RT frequently. For occasional travel, you may choose to pay the daily parking fee.


Q: Do I have to return to my vehicle after paying the daily parking fee to display the receipt on the window?

A: No, all you have to do is remember your parking stall number and enter it into the parking payment kiosk, then follow the prompts to pay $1 for your daily parking. You will receive a receipt, but you do not have to leave it in your vehicle.


Q: Do you need to pay for parking on weekends, holidays or after 5 p.m.?

A: Yes.


Q: Do cars that display a Disabled Person Parking Placard have to pay
the parking fee?

A: Yes.


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Q: How much is a parking citation?

A:

  • Failure to pay parking:  $29.50*
  • Parking prohibited (signs posted):  $37.50*
  • Parked in excess of 72 hours:  $32.50*
  • Red curb or bus zone in RT lot:  $48.00*

*All penalties include a $9.50 state surcharge.


Q: What if I get a citation before I reach the parking payment kiosk to pay for my parking?

A: You have a 30-minute grace period from the time you park your car until you pay the daily fee. If you receive a parking citation in error, call 916-556-0166 anytime between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Q: How do I appeal a citation?                                                         Back to top

A: If you receive a parking citation that you believe was issued in error, call 916-556-0166 anytime between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. An authorized RT representative can void your citation if it's determined that a parking violation did not occur. If it's determined that a parking violation did occur, you may do one of the following:

  1. Pay by mail:  Send a check or money order, payable to Regional Transit.

    Mail to:  Regional Transit, P.O. Box 2110, Sacramento, CA 95812-2110.
     

  2. Pay in person:  RT Customer Service and Sales Center, 1225 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95811.
     

  3. Contest the violation(s):  You may initiate a contest in person or by mail at RT Park, Pay, and Ride Program, P.O. Box 2110, Sacramento, CA 95812. For more information, call 916-556-0166.

  4. Click here for the Citation Contest Form.


If a parking citation has not been paid in a timely manner, the citation information will be reported to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) preventing you from registering the vehicle until all outstanding citations are paid.

Click here for a detailed PDF of the Parking Violation Ordinance.


Q: What if the parking payment kiosk is not working?

A: The parking payment kiosks are actively monitored. Citations issued during an outage may be dismissed.

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