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Garage Fee Changes Effective Januray 1


0 to 1 hour
1 to 2.5 hours
2.5 to 3 hours
3 to 3.5 hours
3.5 to 4 hours
4 to 10 hours
10 to 24 hours

Parking Garages
— Monday–Saturday 1st hour FREE, Sunday FREE all day
Holley Court Garage: entrances on Marion St. and Ontario St.
— Lake St. & Forest Ave. Garage: entrances on Lake St. and Forest Ave.

Surface Parking Options
$1.00 per hour, enforced Monday
— Saturday from 8am–6pm. No time limit. All surface parking spaces are FREE after 6pm, Monday–Saturday, and FREE all day on Sunday. Observe posted regulations, such as no overnight parking.

A. Metered Street Parking
— Coins and meter keys

B. Pay-by-Space Lots
— Terminals located at entrances, take your receipt with you–Accepts coins, bills and credit cards

C. Metered Lots
— Coins and meter keys

D. Private Lots
— Subject to individual rules and regulations as posted
— Please note that violators may be towed

Bicycle Parking
— Free public bicycle racks

Village of Oak Park Parking Services: 708.358.PARK
Police: 708.386.3800
Meter keys are available for purchase at Village Hall, 123 Madison St.
From Downtown Chicago & the Loop

By Automobile/Taxi 

Take the I-290/Eisenhower Expressway West to Harlem Avenue/IL-43, Exit from the left lane, turn right (north) onto Harlem Avenue and travel about 1 mile, Turn right onto Lake St.

By Public Transportation

From the North Loop take either the Chicago Metra-Union Pacific-West line to the Harlem/Marion stop or get on the CTA Green Line "L” Westbound to the Harlem/Lake Stop.
From Evanston & North Chicago

By Automobile/Taxi  

Take the I-94 East/Edens Expy E toward Chicago, keep straight, take ramp right for I-90 East/I-94/ Kennedy Expy East toward Ryan Expy/Indiana, At exit 51 H-I, take ramp right for I-290 West/Eisenhower Expy W toward West Suburbs, proceed 10 miles to exit 21B, take ramp left and follow signs for Harlem Ave/IL-43, Turn right on S. Harlem Ave, travel about 1 mile , turn right onto Lake St.

By Public Transportation
Take the CTA Red Line Southbound to the Loop, transfer at the State/Lake stop to the Green Line “L” Westbound to the Harlem/Lake Stop.
From Midway Airport

By Automobile/Taxi  

Take Cicero Avenue north to Roosevelt Road, turn left on Roosevelt and travel about 2 miles to Ridgeland Avenue. Turn right (north) onto Ridgeland Avenue. and proceed west past East Avenue (the next stop sign.) Go about 2 miles on Ridgeland until Lake Street (just past the overhead "L" tracks) then turn left onto Lake Street.

By Public Transportation

Take the CTA Orange Line to the Roosevelt Stop, transfer from the Orange Line to the Green Line "L" Northbound to the Harlem/Lake stop.
From O'Hare Airport

By Automobile/Taxi  

Exit the airport on the expressway I-190, then turn right onto River Road and head south about 9 miles to North Avenue. From North Avenue, turn right (south) onto Oak Park Avenue. Turn right at Lake Street.

By Public Transportation
Go to the CTA station underneath the baggage area, and take the CTA Congress Blue Line “L”, transfer at the Clark/Lake stop to the Green Line “L” Westbound to the Harlem/Lake Stop.
From the Western Suburbs

By Automobile/Taxi  

From most locations take either the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) or the I-88 extension to I-290. Exit from the left lane onto Harlem Ave. Turn left (north) onto Harlem Ave. for about 1 mile, past the overhead "L" tracks to Lake St. Turn right onto Lake St. (Gap store is on the corner). Go east on Lake St.

By Public Transportation

The only real choice is to take the Chicago Metra-Union Pacific-West line  to the Harlem/Marion station.
For the latest CTA/Metra or Pace bus schedules and rates, call 312.836.7000 or visit their respective websites


Biking to and around Downtown Oak Park:

— Oak Park Bicylce Facilities Map

— Oak Park Biking to the Metra Brochure

— Map My Ride Website

— Bicycle Rentals with Green Line Wheels
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