The Village of Glenview

Commuter Parking

**Attention Commuter Parking Applicants**



 In order to continue to adhere to social distancing, permits will no longer be available for purchase in-person and can be purchased ONLY by mail or online.

There are two train stations in the Village, and both offer adjacent commuter parking: 

For information and schedules for Metra trains, visit  For information and schedules for Amtrak trains, visit For information and schedules for connecting Pace buses, visit

Metra and Amtrak parking payment options

Parking payment machine

  • Daily fee parking is available at both stations at a cost of $2 per day. To use the daily fee parking, pay with cash, coin or credit card (VISA or MasterCard) at a Village parking machine adjacent to the station.
  • Disabled parking is available at both stations. Multi-day disabled parking is available at the downtown station.
  • Overnight parking for multiple days is available only at the downtown station in designated spaces at a cost of $2 per day.

By phone

Call (847) 380-4332 and speak or key in the parking zone number or send a text to the telephone number. A driver will need to initially register before using the pay by phone option. Signs at both train stations have instructions, and provide the station's zone number.

  • Downtown Station - Zone 304
  • Glen Station - Zone 305

Mobile application

Download the free Passport Parking App using either an iPhone or Android device, or download the app from the website, . You'll be required to provide a parking zone number for your station and a parking space number at the time of registration. Have the parking zone number available.

  • Downtown Station - Zone 304
  • Glen Station - Zone 305

Permit parking

Permit parking is available at both stations:

There are a limited number of spaces available for permits.  If you would like to obtain a parking permit:

Permit costs vary depending on whether you live in incorporated Glenview -- the annual cost for residents is $300 and non-residents is $400. The semi-annual cost for residents is $150 and $200 for non-residents.

 Permit payment options

  1. Mail: A completed application and a check or Money Order payable to the "Village of Glenview" to: Village of Glenview, 2500 East Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL, 60026, ATTN: Commuter Parking, or it can be placed in a sealed envelope in the municipal mailbox located at both Village of Glenview train stations.
  2. On-line: Scroll to the top of this page and select CLICK HERE TO MAKE YOUR EPAY PAYMENT.   Payment can be made by MasterCard, Visa, Discover Card, American Express or an electronic check.  A convenience fee is charged by the credit card merchant. 

Remember these rules:

  • Purchasing a commuter parking permit does not guarantee a parking spot.
  • Permits are not interchangeable between the two Glenview stations.
  • Backing into spaces is not permitted and is subject to a fine.
  • The parking lot areas at the Downtown Metra/Amtrak Station are designated as Resident Only, Non-Resident, and pay-per-day spaces. Non-Resident permit holders may be ticketed and subject to a fine if the vehicle is parked in the Resident Only parking areas.
  • Permits are non-refundable and will not be pro-rated.
  • Permits must be displayed in the top corner of the rear window of the driver's side of your vehicle.
  • Tape may be used (recommended) to ensure permit is securely displayed.
  • Avoid placing the static cling permit on the rear defrost heating elements.