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Do I have to pay for parking?

Members are responsible for any metered or paid parking during their trip. There are some areas in the Lower Mainland where Modo members can park without paying and without worry. However, these parking privileges vary by city, municipality and district.


  • Park free in resident only and permit only zones in City of Vancouver
  • New: Park your Modo free for up to 2-hours at all on-street metered stalls in the City of Vancouver (does not include private parking stalls; e.g. EasyPark)
  • “Car Share Only Parking” at UBC, on streets that are managed by the University Neighbourhoods Association


  • Park free in resident-only zones the City of Victoria if you’re a resident, or visiting one. Proof of residency is required by the City.
  • Members driving a Modo may make a free two-hour stopover at any City of Victoria parkade. Please park in a free, unrestricted spot. If your trip is under 90 minutes, you may use a free short-stay parking stall. If you are using an EV, you can park and charge your EV in the supplied stalls.The list of parkades is as follows:
  • Bastion Square Parkade, 575 Yates St, Victoria, BC V8W 2Z6
  • Centennial Square Parkade, 645 Fisgard St, Victoria, BC V8W 1R7
  • Broughton Street Parkade, 745 Broughton St, Victoria, BC V8W 3H2
  • View Street Parkade, 743 View St, Victoria, BC V8W 1J9
  • Johnson Street Parkade, 750 Johnson St, Victoria, BC V8W 0A4



  • City of Kelowna on-street metered parking
  • New: All Modo vehicles in Kelowna are equipped with ECO-Pass permits, allowing up to two hours at metered parking stalls. The permit must be displayed from the rearview mirror when parked, incorrectly displayed permits are considered invalid.

No parking privileges (yet), unless otherwise stated in your booking email notes:

  • District of North Vancouver
  • Burnaby
  • New Westminster
  • Coquitlam
  • Port Moody
  • Port Coquitlam
  • Anmore
  • Belcarra
  • Pitt Meadows
  • Maple Ridge
  • Richmond
  • Delta
  • Surrey
  • Langley (City or Township)
  • West Vancouver

A few friendly parking reminders:

  • You can’t park (stop over or end your booking) in a Modo stall other than your Modo’s assigned home location, where you picked it up.
  • Don’t park where signs prohibit parking.
  • Keep at least six metres between your vehicle and stop signs, and fire hydrants.
  • Only park in the direction traffic travels.
  • Make sure you’re no more than 12 inches from the curb to avoid potential fines.
  • Alleyways and driveways require at least 1.5 metres between them and your vehicle.
  • Private parking stalls are not covered by parking privileges (e.g. EasyPark).
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