Downtown parking is FREE on evenings and weekends at the meters and at the garages!
The garages charge $1 an hour to park between the hours of 2:00am and 8:00pm. The parking attendant is on duty at the garages until 8:00pm to collect any parking fees that may have accrued between these hours.
Municipal garages are located at the corner of Tioga and Seneca Streets (the Seneca Garage), on S. Cayuga Street, across from the Holiday Inn (the Cayuga Garage) and on Green St. (the Green Garage) These parking areas are denoted with the P sign on the Downtown Map.
The Seneca Garage is situated at the corner of Tioga and Seneca Streets across the street from the Commons and Seneca Place/Hilton Hotel. This 450 car garage is operated by the City of Ithaca.
An important message from the City Chamberlain’s Office:
Starting Monday, July 23, the Seneca Street Garage will be shut down for repairs. Only handicapped parking will be permitted. Vehicles remaining in the Seneca Street Garage after 12:00 AM July 22 will be removed at the owner’s expense. The work will take 6 to 8 weeks. Current Seneca Street parking permits will be honored only at the Cayuga Street Garage. For information, call 274-6580.
The Cayuga Garage (pictured at left) can accommodate nearly 700 cars. The Cayuga Garage is located across from the Holiday Inn at the corner of Clinton and Cayuga Streets, and boasts a short, scenic walk along Six Mile Creek to the landmark Ithaca Commons. The facility is privately managed for the City by ProPark.
The Green Garage is Downtown's newest parking facility, housing up to 400 cars. It is located on Green Street, after the Cinemapolis marquee. This garage is operated by the City of Ithaca.