Oklahoma City is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City features one of the largest livestock markets in the world. Oil, natural gas, petroleum products and related industries are the largest sector of the local economy. The city is situated in the middle of an active oil field and oil derricks dot the capitol grounds.
The economy of Oklahoma City, once a regional power center of government and energy exploration, has diversified to include the sectors of information technology, services, health services and administration.
Oklahoma City has a humid subtropical climate, with frequent variations in weather daily and seasonally, except during the consistently hot and humid summer months. Consistent winds, usually from the south or south-southeast during the summer, help temper the hotter weather. Consistent northerly winds during the winter can intensify cold periods.
Parking in Oklahoma
The Central Oklahoma Transportation & Parking Authority (COTPA) operates, maintains and manages approximately 1,500 meters in Downtown Oklahoma City. The meters are a combination of electronic and mechanical meters and there are both one and two hour meter zones.
Rates vary by meter. See rate posted on individual meters.
The meters are in effect and enforced from 8 am until 6 pm, Monday through Saturday with the exception of the following holidays:
Meter Enforcement Holidays Observed
The meters accept Quarters, Dimes and Nickels and will register the appropriate proportion of time on the meter.
Parking Tickets are issued by the Oklahoma City Police Department. Read the Instructions on the back of the ticket about options for payment and appeal. If you receive a ticket at a malfunctioning meter, please report it here or call 297-2326 prior to your arraignment date.
Parking in Garages/lots
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: