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Carpool and Vanpool Parking in Downtown Seattle

Carpooling lets you share the ride and the cost, and helps to reduce congestion and greenhouse gases.  Thank you for sharing the ride!  This quarterly permit allows carpools and vanpools to park on street in these designated areas

Conditions of Use

How to get a Carpool or Vanpool Parking Permit.

How much does it cost?



Areas D, L, P and S (Central Business District) (quarterly)


Areas Q, H, Y and F (quarterly)







Areas D, L, P and S (Central Business District) (quarterly)




Areas Q, H, Y and F (quarterly)




Available Spaces


Spaces available

D - Denny Regrade


F – Fauntleroy


H - Hubbell


L - Lenora


P – Parking I-5


Q – Queen Anne


S - Spring


Y - Yesler


For Off-Street Carpool Parking:
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) certifies carpools for the off-street garages listed below.



Contact Phone

1000 2nd Avenue

1000 2nd Avenue

(206) 306-5100

3131 Elliott

1000 2nd Avenue

(206) 386-5100

520 Pike Tower

520 Pike Street

(206) 623-2727 ext. 238

600 Broadway

600 Broadway

(206) 386-2230

720 Olive Way

720 Olive Way

(206) 786-8920

800 5th Avenue

800 5th Avenue

(206) 839-8442

Columbia Center

701 5th Avenue

(877) 876-2927 

Blanchard Plaza

2201 6th Avenue

(206) 979-0656

Century Square

1501 4th Avenue

(206) 223-4070

City Centre/US Bank Center

1420 5th Avenue

(206) 223-4070

Freeway Park Garage

1300 Hubble Place

(206) 694-5020

Met Park West

1100 Olive Way

(206) 381-1789

Met Park East

1730 Minor Avenue

(206) 381-1789

Met Park North

1200 Howell Street

(206) 215-2149

Seapark Garage

609 6th Ave

(206) 628-9042

Seattle Municipal Tower

700 5th Avenue

(206) 628-9042

Second and Seneca

1191 2nd Avenue

(206) 381-1250

1201 3rd Avenue

1201 3rd Avenue

(206) 805-6034

Westlake Center

1601 5th Avenue

(206) 682-1854

Note: Contact numbers change; we update as often as possible, but if a number is incorrect, we suggest you check the internet for the garage (Parkopedia and ParkMe are good resources).

To Apply:

Contact the desired garage for rates and availability. If there is space, please fill out the form (link below) and email it to nathaniel.frost@seattle.govOnce your carpool has been certified, we will provide you a letter confirming your carpool status for you to take to the garage.  You will arrange payment and access directly with them. 

Download Application and Renewal Form Here

Annual Recertification:

SDOT is required to periodically recertify your carpool.  We will email the forms to you at the annual recertification time. 

Other Carpool Options: Many other garages that are not part of the city's carpool program provide special carpool rates and accommodations – we encourage you to check with the garage of your choice to inquire about their carpool options.

Metro VanPool Starter Kit

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