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The Main Street, Belmont Road and Fairview Avenue train stations in Downers Grove provide Metra rail service from Aurora to Chicago.
Parking is available at all three stations through a combination of Permits, Daily Parking and Parking Meters.
- Community Map....find the location of parking lots.
The following annual dates are parking holidays. Parking in all permit lots, metered spaces and daily spaces is free.
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day after Thanksgiving
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
A valid permit must be displayed to park in commuter lots between 5:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Please see the Commuter Parking Map for the location of the permit lots.
Parking is free in commuter lots on weekdays after 11:00 a.m., weekends, and on parking holidays:.
Due to a demand greater than the number of permit spaces available, the Village maintains a wait list. Commuters may place their names on one or more of the wait lists, however, only residents of incorporated Downers Grove may be added to the Main Street wait list. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, phone number and email address and indicate the list/s you would like to be on.
Estimated Wait List times as of August 10, 2016:
Main Street: 5 years, 10 months
Belmont: 3 years, 6 months
Fairview: 1 year, 7 months
For the purpose of defining residency, residents are considered those whose current home address is located within the Village corporate limits.
To verify residency, visit http://maps.downers.us/pnav/ In the upper right corner of the map, enter your address, PIN, or owner name in the text box. If your property does not have gray dots over it, then you live within the corporate limits of Downers Grove. If you need further assistance, please call 630-434-5500.
Please note: Beginning with the first quarter of 2017, parking permit fees will increase to $93 for resident permits, and $134 for non-resident permits.
|Train Station||Downers Grove|
|Fairview||$90 per qtr||$130 per qtr|
|Main Street||$90 per qtr|
|Belmont||$90 per qtr||$130 per qtr
Daily Parking Permits can be purchased for $3.00 at Village Hall (801 Burlington Avenue) or the Public Works Facility (5101 Walnut Avenue). These one-day permits are valid in all commuter lots and may purchased only on the day of use.
- One-day permits for the Belmont Road Station may be purchased at the Public Works Facility, 5101 Walnut Ave., beginning at 8:15 a.m.
- One-day permits for the Main Street and Fairview Avenue stations may be purchased at Village Hall, 801 Burlington Ave., beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Main Street Station
The Parking Deck is located one block south of the Main Street Train Station, at the intersection of Curtiss Street and Mochel Drive. Daily parking spaces are located on Levels 3, 4 and 5 for $3.00, which can be paid at one of the automated pay stations on site. Spaces fill up quickly on weekday mornings, usually by 7:30 a.m.
The Parking Deck is free after 3:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends and holidays. Please refer to the Parking Deck Brochure for more information.
Belmont Road Station
Daily parking is available south of the tracks in Lot K and north of the tracks in Lot J. The Belmont Train Station Parking Guide shows the locations and details the payment procedures for these lots.
Fairview Avenue Station
Daily metered parking is available:
- North of the tracks, east of Fairview Ave, along Burlington Ave.
- East of Florence Ave.
- North of 2nd Street in Lot I.
Please refer to the Commuter Parking Map for more information.
PAY BY PHONE
This option allows customers to bypass the pay stations and pay for their daily fee parking space by phone or via their mobile device. Fairview customers may use this option to pay for metered spaces, in lieu of coins. In addition to the $3.00 parking fee, there is a .50 service charge for each transaction.
Customers that wish to take advantage of this service need to register for an account by calling Passport Parking at 630-581-2445 or visit their website.
When prompted, enter the ZONE NUMBER posted on the green Pay by Phone sign, located near the pay station.
PARKING DECK = 307
BELMONT LOTS = 306
FAIRVIEW LOT = 308
Meters accept quarters only. Each quarter registers one hour of time, up to 12 hours maximum. Meters must be fed Monday through Saturday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
The Commuter Parking Map shows the locations of the meters for each station.
Handicapped Accessible Parking
Please see the Commuter Parking Map for the location of handicapped accessible parking. Parking permits are not required however, valid handicapped parking placards or license plates must be displayed.