City Parking at BART

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hotlineThere is ample parking around the Union City BART station designed to fit the needs of every BART rider. The parking options options include:

Pay By Phone Parking

green @PDownload the Parkmobile App or visit to pay for parking on-the-go! If you don't have a smart phone you can access the web app here.

Pay by phone parking is a $3 flat rate Monday through Friday 8am to 6pm at the following locations:

Park Mobile Zone Number  Address/Street Space Count 
 1850  Decoto Road / Alvarado-Niles Road  72
 1851  13th Street / J Street / 12th Street   29
 1852  Meyers Drive  41

Off Street Metered Parking

towerCU120This is the best option for occasional BART riders. Parking in City Lot 1 and Lot 2, the City’s Pay-by-Space Metered Parking lots offers 796 parking spaces at a cost of $0.50 per hour with a maximum cost of $4.00 per day.

On and Off Street Permit Parking

The most economical option for regular commuters, the City Station District Area S Permit, costs $120 per calendar quarter (or about $2.00 per business day). The Area S Permit offers unlimited parking at a fixed price in City Lot 2 and in on street locations close to the Union City BART station. Purchase S Permit Online.

On Street Metered Parking

On Street metered parking is available conveniently close to the BART station, Pay-and-Display Metered Parking is provided primarily to ensure that parking is available for City residents, however, BART patrons may also use these spaces. Parking meters on Union Square and 11th Street cost $0.50 per hour with no daily maximum and are enforced from 8 AM to 8 PM Monday through Saturday. Cost conscious travelers are encouraged to use one of the other parking options.

Station Center Parking

Public parking is available in the Station Center parking garage. The entrance to the Station Center garage is on Cheeves Way. This the best place to park for visitors to the Station Center apartments and retail stores. The Station Center parking garage is open 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, seven days a week. The cost of the parking is $0.50 an hour with a $3.00 maximum per 24-hour period. Station Center residents and retail employees may purchase an Area M Parking Permit for $120 per calendar quarter. Parking is enforced seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

BART Parking Lot

BART operates a parking lot the west side of the Union City BART Station entrance. A portion of the BART lot is reserved for BART parking permit holders during morning commute hours. The rest of the spaces in the BART lot may be purchased at a daily rate. For more information go to the the BART's Parking Website.