Welcome to City-Data.com Forum!
U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Virginia > Northern Virginia
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 07-08-2010, 02:13 PM
 
2 posts, read 8,775 times
Reputation: 10

Advertisements

I know this has been asked already, but I do need some help. Because of a schedule change in classes, I need to park at the Vienna Metro and be at the Ballston station by 10 am. The problem is around the time between 8:30 - 10 am, there is no available parking in this metro station.

I also looked at the metro bus routes. I live in Gainesville VA and according to the map no metro bus comes anywhere near there. So my question becomes...where do I park?

I've tried parking at a nearby shopping center once only to get my car towed. Any advice would be helpful. Thank you.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 07-08-2010, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Arlington, VA
5,412 posts, read 4,237,376 times
Reputation: 916
Quote:
Originally Posted by esmo04 View Post
I know this has been asked already, but I do need some help. Because of a schedule change in classes, I need to park at the Vienna Metro and be at the Ballston station by 10 am. The problem is around the time between 8:30 - 10 am, there is no available parking in this metro station.

I also looked at the metro bus routes. I live in Gainesville VA and according to the map no metro bus comes anywhere near there. So my question becomes...where do I park?

I've tried parking at a nearby shopping center once only to get my car towed. Any advice would be helpful. Thank you.
Try the next metro stop? Terminal train stations have more people using them than other stations on the line.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-08-2010, 03:53 PM
 
1,339 posts, read 3,465,110 times
Reputation: 2236
You can park for free on streets such as Kingsley Rd or Marshall Rd (both intersect Nutley) which are to the East of Nutley street. The Vienna metro is a mere 10 minutes walk from these roads.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-08-2010, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Novastan
384 posts, read 1,028,781 times
Reputation: 172
Have you thought about parking at Ballston Mall? If you are going to pay for parking anyway...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-08-2010, 04:57 PM
 
3,550 posts, read 6,487,125 times
Reputation: 3506
Why not just drive all the way to your destination?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-12-2010, 09:07 AM
 
2 posts, read 8,775 times
Reputation: 10
I figured that there would be no parking available around 9:30-10 am at the Ballston Mall, just like everywhere else.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-12-2010, 09:23 AM
 
214 posts, read 487,750 times
Reputation: 71
There seems to always be parking available at Ballston Mall. The lot is huge.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-12-2010, 12:10 PM
 
3,307 posts, read 9,376,966 times
Reputation: 2429
Yeah I think you'd have no problem parking at Ballston Mall.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-12-2010, 01:00 PM
 
5,014 posts, read 6,597,114 times
Reputation: 14062
How about a park-and-ride express bus to the Metro? I think there's a lot in Centreville on 28 near the New Braddock Road intersection.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-12-2010, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC & New York
10,915 posts, read 31,382,704 times
Reputation: 7137
If, and it's a very remote chance, the Ballston garage is full, you can always park at a 12-hour meter on N Quincy behind the Mercedes dealership. There are almost always spaces available, though be sure to have some change for the meter.
__________________
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
~William Shakespeare
(As You Like It Act II, Scene VII)

City-Data Terms of Service
City-Data FAQs
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram


Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Virginia > Northern Virginia
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2024, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top