International Bridges

Parking Meters

The City of El Paso, International Bridges Department manages the over 1,700 on-street parking meters city-wide. The majority of parking meters are located downtown, with some also located in the Cincinnati district, also known as Uptown.

Meter Rates

$0.25 15 minutes
$0.30 30 minutes
$1.00 1 hour
$0.45 Convenience fee.
Per session, for payment by cell phone app
$0.03 Service charge for credit card payments

Operating Hours

Downtown* Mondays - Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Uptown Mondays - Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. (effective June 14th)

 *Meters on Coldwell Street operate 24/7

Payment Options

Credit Cards Instructions

  1. Hold the magstripe on the card facing up
  2. Insert the card fully into the diagonal card slot
  3. Remove the card quickly
  4. Use the up and down arrows to change the amount of time desired on the meter
  5. Then press OK to confirm payment
  6. Wait for the transaction to process

NOTE: By default all credit card payments will automatically charge $1.00 for the first 1 hour of time.

Park 915 - Pay by Cell Phone App Instructions

  1. Download the App on your Apple» or Android» device
  2. Create your account
  3. Add a payment method
  4. Find a parking spot on the interactive map or in person
  5. Enter Zone & Space # on meter decals or select pindrop on map & enter space #
  6. Select Duration of time
  7. Monitor sessions & extend time remotely if needed
  8. The Park 915 App customer support team can be accessed 24/7 by calling 877-727-5457 and is also bilingual.

City Designated Holidays

No need to feed the meter on Sundays and these official City Holidays:

Additional Information


All efforts are made to ensure that all parking meters are working properly however, if you see a malfunctioning or broken parking meter, it would be most helpful to report it to the International Bridges Parking Division office at (915) 212-7500 during office hours, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or call 311 during extended hours or submit the following information through the website or 311 app:

If a parking meter fails to provide the proper time, please relocate to a working parking meter.

Parking Meter Service Supervisor