ITHACA, N.Y. — Parking enforcement will be resume on Friday, June 26, the City of Ithaca announced on Tuesday, but at a discounted rate, as the city continues to reopen from the COVID-19 shutdown.

Enforcement of on-street and garage parking fees had been paused in late March, in accordance with the State pause enacted by Governor Cuomo.  

The free parking in parking garages owned by the City will be reduced to one hour. ParkMobile and pay station users will be paying $0.50 per hour, reduced from the $1.50 per hour previous rate. Coin-only machines will continue to charge the $1.50 per hour rate however, ParkMobile can be used at any coin-only location as well. More information about ParkMobile can be found here

The areas designated for curbside pick-up locations for retail businesses in downtown Ithaca are still active for patrons picking-up a purchase. These include Senaca Street and Buffalo Street near the Dewitt Mall; Tioga-Seneca Street, Cayuga Steet, and Aurora Street at the Commons; and, Green Street in front of Press Bay.

You can contact Eric Hathaway, City of Ithaca Director of Transportation and Parking for more information at ehathaway@cityofithaca.org, (607) 351-7629.