Say hello to more convenient parking with the Passport Parking App, now available in Downtown Marquette.
The Marquette DDA has partnered with Passport Parking to bring pay by phone parking to Downtown Marquette. Currently, Passport Parking is available at metered parking spaces on West Washington Street, as well as at the pay stations at the lower level of the Bluff Street ramp and North Main Street lot. Pay by Phone will be rolling out across the all of the metered parking spaces and pay stations in Downtown Marquette over the next month.
How does it work? It’s easy! Smart phone users can download the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play store and create an account with their mobile phone number or email address. Park anywhere you see Passport Parking app signs and decals, then use the zone and meter number on the sign to pay for your parking session and small convenience fee from your phone. Pay, extend, and manage your parking session with just a few taps.
What are the Benefits? No coins, no problem: Pay quickly and securely with your phone.
Forget refilling the meter in the rain or braving the cold. Get alerts when your parking session is about to end and instantly see how much time is left on the meter. Running late? Add time to your parking session directly from your phone, where parking regulations allow. Easy expenses: Receive email receipts at the end of your parking session and manage your parking history through the mobile app.
Visitors to downtown need not worry if they don’t use a smart phone; they will still be able to pay directly at the meter and pay stations using coins or credit cards, just as before.
“We’re excited to be able to add an additional and convenient way for visitors to pay for parking in Downtown Marquette,” stated Sarah Trumbley, Marquette Downtown Development Authority Operations Manager. “This makes tracking parking expenses and saving receipts a breeze. No more searching for spare change and fighting the weather while paying for parking.”
For more information, contact the Marquette Downtown Development Authority office at (906) 228-9475.