Commuter Parking

The city operates four parking areas which allow Metra Rock Island commuters to easily access the train station. A map of the lots may be viewed online.  The daily fee to park in one of the city's Metra parking lots is $1.25.  There is no fee for users who park in the lot after 11:30 a.m.  View the Rock Island train schedule.    

Arbor Commuter Lot


This new daily fee lot contains 481 spaces. The lot is at the southwest corner of 159th Street and Oak Avenue. Access to the lot is from Oak Avenue. A fee payment box is located near the 159th Street overpass south of the train platform.  

Waverly Avenue Lot


A total of 154 daily fee spaces are available in the Waverly Avenue lot. The lot is northeast of the train station, and pedestrian access is available via a pedestrian overpass. A fee payment box is located near the train station.    
 

157th Street Lot


A total of 294 daily fee spaces are available in the 157th Street Lot. The lot is located immediately north of the train station. A fee payment box is located near the train station.
 

158th Street Lot


A total of 24 daily fee spaces are available along the south side of 158th Street. The spaces are located immediately east and west of Lamon Avenue. A fee payment box is located near the train station.

159th Street Lot


This parking lot is being transformed into a mixed-use development which will contain commercial and residential space. During and after construction of the mixed-use development, a total of 53 parking spaces will remain in the lot. The lot will be daily fee, although permits will be sold to those with a valid handicapped placard upon request. All handicapped accessible parking (daily fee and permit) is located in this lot.

Commuter Parking Tokens

Commuters can purchase parking tokens online or at City Hall.  The daily fee to park in one of the city's Metra parking lots is $1.25. The payment boxes located in the parking lots accept cash, change and single-use tokens.  Tokens are sold in perforated sheets of 10 for $12.50.