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Reading PennsylvaniaCity of Reading, Pennsylvania

Garages

Enclosed Parking Garages

PLEASE NOTE

  • All garages and lots owned by the Reading Parking Authority are subject to an additional fee when in support of events at the Santander Arena.
  • The following items/activities are prohibited in all Reading Parking Authority facilities:
    • Tailgating
    • Alcoholic Beverages or coolers
    • Loitering
    • Grilling

How to Pay for Garage Parking

SOUTH PENN GARAGE – 1050 SPACES

Height Clearance: 6′ 10″
The South Penn garage is located between the 600 Blocks of Franklin and Cherry Streets. Motorists may enter the garage from Franklin or Cherry.

Hourly Rate

$2.00 per hour

Maximum Daily Rate

$11.00

Handicap Spaces

  • Lower Level – 25 spaces
  • 5th level – 2 spaces
  • 6th level – 2 spaces
  • 7th level – 2 spaces

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4TH AND CHERRY GARAGE – 635 SPACES

Height Clearance: 7′ 4″
The 4th and Cherry garage is located between the 400 blocks of Franklin and Cherry Streets. Motorists may enter the garage from the 400 block of Cherry Street.

Hourly Rate

$2.00 1st hr/ $1.00 each additional hour

Maximum Daily Rate

$8.00

Handicap Spaces

  • 1st level – 10 spaces
  • 2nd level – 4 spaces

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CHIARELLI GARAGE – 500 SPACES

Height Clearance: 7′ 1″
The Chiarelli garage borders the 000 Block of North 3rd Street between the 300 Blocks of Washington and Court Streets. Motorists may access the garage from the 000 Block of 3rd Street or from the 300 Block of Washington Street.

Hourly Rate

$2.00 1st hr/ $1.00 each additional hour

Maximum Daily Rate

$8.00

Handicap Spaces

  • 1st level 13 spaces

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REED AND COURT GARAGE – 526 SPACES

Reed and Court Height Clearance: 6′ 8″
The Reed and Court garage is located and may be accessed from the south side of the 600 Block of Court Street. The entrance is at the intersection of Reed and Court Streets.

Hourly Rate

$2.00 per hour

Maximum Daily Rate

$12.00

Handicap Spaces

  • Lower level – 18 spaces

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POPLAR AND WALNUT GARAGE – 1024 SPACES

Height Clearance: 7′ 0″
The Poplar and Walnut garage is located between the 700 Blocks of Walnut and Washington Streets. Motorists may access the garage from the 100 Block of Poplar Street.

Hourly Rate

$2.00 per hour

Maximum Daily Rate

$11.00

Handicap Spaces

  • Level 1 – 16 spaces
  • Level 3 – 2 spaces
  • Level 4 – 2 spaces

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ALBERT BOSCOV PLAZA – 434 SPACES

Height Clearance: 7’0″
The Albert Boscov Plaza is located at the intersection of Washington and 2nd St. across from the Goggle Works. The garage features retail spaces along Washington and Second Street. The entrance and exit for the garage is located on Thorn St

CONVENTION CENTER GARAGE – 927 spaces.

Height Clearance: 7′ 2″
The Convention Center Garage is located on the 700 Block of Court Street. Motorists may enter the garage from Court Street.

Hourly Rate

$2.00 per hour

Maximum Daily Rate

$11.00

Handicap Spaces

  • Level 2 – 3 spaces
  • Level 3 – 4 spaces
  • Level 4 – 1 space
  • Level 5 – 4 spaces
  • Level 6 – 1 space
  • Level 7 – 4 spaces

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How to Pay for Garage Parking

 

Entering a Garage

  • Keep the ticket you pull when entering. You need to scan it to pay and exit.
  • Store your ticket where you can find it when you are ready to leave.
  • Keep the ticket in good condition. The barcode may not scan properly if the ticket is torn, wrinkled, or damaged in any other way.

NOTE: If you lose your ticket or cannot otherwise scan it due to damage, you will be charged the full daily rate for the garage facility plus an administrative fee.

 

Paying and Exiting

  • Exit Gate (Accepts credit or debit card only; CASH NOT ACCEPTED)
    1. Scan your ticket under the red light at the exit gate. The red light is located in the lower left side of the pay station. Make sure the barcode is facing up.
    2. Insert credit or debit card into reader and follow prompts.
  • Pay Station (Cash or card)
    1. Locate a walk-up pay station, usually found near the elevators or exit gates.
    2. Scan your ticket under the red light. Make sure the barcode is facing up.
    3. Insert cash or card and follow prompt.