Dayton is the 6th largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio.
Dayton's primary nickname is the "Gem City". It is also called ""Birthplace of Aviation". The city was advertised as "The Gem City, the Cleanest City in America" in the 1950s, 60s and into the 70s.
Dayton's economy is relatively diversified and vital to the overall economy of the state of Ohio.
Dayton is also noted for its association with aviation; the city is home to the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The Dayton region gave birth to aviation and is known for its high concentration of aerospace and aviation technology.
Dayton's climate features hot, muggy summers and cold, dry winters.
Parking in Dayton
In Dayton, On-street parking spaces are monitored and enforced by the City of Dayton and privately-owned lots and garages are monitored by their operators.
Metered Parking in Dayton
Metered parking spaces are intended for short-term parking. The system has been enforced to make sure parking spaces are readily and regularly available to drivers, so they can quickly access downtown for shopping, restaurants and offices.
Money collected at City of Dayton meters, lots and garages funds various City services. Money collected at private lots and garages goes, in part, to cover maintenance and costs associated with the operation of those facilities.
Parking meters are enforced from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. They are free overnight on weeknights and all weekend.
The peak demand for downtown parking is from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Parking for disabled
Many surface lots and garages offer parking for the disabled. There are also on-street, metered spaces near building entrances and sidewalk ramps in order to make access easy for the disabled.
Off Street Parking Garages and lots
Downtown Dayton is the center of the region’s business, cultural and entertainment activities. Reserving a space in advance may save you from last minute parking availability issues. It is advisable to book your space online in parking garages/lots if you are not going for just an hour or two.
Best Parking presents the parking garages on an interactive map to make the parking reservation process quicker and enhance the comparison of available facilities.
Save money and time by reserving a parking space at a Dayton area parking garage online with BestParking.com.