Your Sausalito “Commuter Parking SmartCard” is now available !!!
Whether you commute to San Francisco via the ferry or bus, the City of Sausalito offers low cost parking for commuters for the cost of $4.00 per day when you park using your "Sausalito Commuter SmartCard" - the card is designed with commuters in mind !!!
Your “SmartCard” allows Commuters - as well as Merchants and Downtown Employees - to park in either Lot #3 (across from the Casa Madrona & Poggio’s) or Lot #4 (behind the Taste of Rome restaurant, along the Sausalito Yacht Harbor) for the low price of $4.00 per day.
To receive your new Commuter Parking SmartCard, please come to the parking booth in Municipal Lot #1. Bring a picture ID and your vehicle registration. We will also require a completed and signed application.
Each “Commuter Parking SmartCard” is a “stored value” card: A customer pre-pays for parking at the parking booth in Municipal Lot #1 (by the ferry landing). The pre-paid amount is then transferred to the chip on the customer’s SmartCard, where that “value” is stored.
The new SmartCards work in coordination with the solar-powered pay stations. A person parks their vehicle, inserts their SmartCard into any pay station and then enters their space number into the system using the machine’s keypad. They then confirm the information on the screen, at which point $4.00 is deducted from the balance on the SmartCard and a receipt is printed. When the value runs low, the customer simply returns to have more value placed on their card.
NOTE: Since any money that you put on your SmartCard resides on the chip on the card itself, if you lose your card you will lose any amount that you have on it !!!! So please be careful not to lose your SmartCard !!!
The Hours for the Parking Booth are:
Mon: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Tue: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Wed: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Thu: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Fri: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Sat: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 11:00am - 4:00pm
NEW !!!!! We now accept "Commuter Checks" !!!!!
You can now pay for your commuter parking using pre-tax dollars !
Ask your employer about enrolling in this money saving program !
And to get you to where you're going on time, here are a couple of useful links where you can obtain schedule information for the ferry and bus services serving Sausalito:
Golden Gate Ferry Service
Golden Gate Bus Transit
Blue & Gold Ferry Service