About Jersey City
Jersey City is the seat of Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population of Jersey City was 247,597, making it the second-most populous city in New Jersey.
Part of the New York City metropolitan area, Jersey City lies across from Lower Manhattan between the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay and the Hackensack River and Newark Bay.
A port of entry, with 11 miles of waterfront and significant rail connections, Jersey City is an important transportation terminus and distribution and manufacturing center for the Port of New York and New Jersey. Service industries have played a prominent role in the redevelopment of its waterfront and the creation of one of the nation's largest downtowns.
Parking in Jersey City
JCPA (The Jersey City parking Authority) takes care of all parking system management in the city.
The responsibilities of the JCPA include:
Enforcement of Title 39 violations and Jersey City municipal ordinances including but not limited to ticketing and booting for street sweeping, parking meters, fire hydrants, bus stops, handicapped spaces, prohibited areas, commercial vehicles after 9 PM
Post “No Parking” signs, relocate vehicles, other enforcement
Scofflaws and abandoned vehicles
Participate in parades (scooters) and assist with enforcement
During city emergencies such as snow removal and flooding
Installation and maintenance of parking meters, daily meter collections
Cleaning and maintenance of JCPA lots
Driveway and street painting
Verify valid curb cuts, paint "No Parking" on driveway; paint curbs in Tandem permit areas
Issuance and enforcement of zone permits
Tandem permits/Municipal Lot permits
Provide security at municipal courthouse parking lot.
Parking on the streets of Jersey City can be a confusing task for residents and visitors alike. There are a multitude of signs, restrictions and prohibitions.
Getting into Jersey City by car is not difficult, although finding parking once you are there may be. (Street parking is very difficult to find, and many streets -- particularly in downtown Jersey City -- require parking permits to park for longer than a couple of hours. If you park in a permit zone, your car may be booted by the Parking Authority, especially if you have out-of-state plates.)
Parking in Garages
There are a plenty of garage parking options available in and around the city. One may choose to park in a garage if the parking requirement is for more than just an hour or two. Parking Garages are highly suitable for both short and long term parking requirements.
Best Parking helps you choose the best suitable parking facility for off street parking via an interactive map. Most garages are suitable options for economical long term parking. You can choose by: