Indianapolis (often called Indy) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the twelfth largest city in the United States. It is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States.
Tourism is a vital part of the economy of Indianapolis, and the city plays host to numerous conventions and sporting events. Also, the economy is much more diversified contributing to the fields of education, health care, and finance.
Like most cities in the Midwest, Indianapolis has four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and humid; Spring and autumn are usually pleasant; Winters are quite cold.
The Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation, known locally as IndyGo, provides public transportation for the city. IndyGo was established in 1975 after the city of Indianapolis took over the city's transit system.
Parking in Indianapolis
Hourly parking meter rates in Indianapolis have not changed for more than three decades. ParkIndy manages and regulates the metered parking system in the city.
Metered Parking is free after 9 p.m. Mondays - Saturday and all day Sunday and holidays (New Year's Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day). Meter hours and rates vary by zone posted on individual meters.
All parking meters in Indianapolis accept credit card payments in addition to coins and phone payments, making it easier for motorists to park and enjoy the downtown and Broad Ripple areas. The updated system is a mix of single space meters and multi-space pay boxes, providing convenience and reducing street clutter in a thriving metropolis. This innovative technology is environmentally-friendly, depending on solar power and collection/maintenance alerts to reduce ParkIndy’s carbon footprint.
ParkIndy has implemented a state of the art parking system in Indianapolis. Indianapolis is the first city in the United States where all parking meters can both be paid by credit card or phone.
Visit http://www.parkindy.net/ for detailed info.
Payment of Parking Tickets:
Within 7 days of receiving a citation, you must either pay or appeal the citation.
Online payment can be made here
This system allows you to pay parking and false alarm violation citations with your Visa or MasterCard from your home or office. Your total amount due will be calculated and displayed prior to the completion of your transaction, and the payment will appear on your credit card statement as "Citation Collection Services."
There is abundant parking space in and around downtown. But it would be wise to plan where you will park ahead of time. Plan to use a parking garage or lot. Metered parking is limited; especially around special event areas.
There are a lot of parking garages /lots in and around downtown area to save the hassle of looking for an appropriate space for your vehicle. Visit BestParking.com for all appropriate options to reserve a parking space. Compare the rates on an interactive map for the most economical and suitable option.
Best Parking helps you choose the best suitable parking facility for off street parking via an interactive map. You can choose by: